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Beefs and Bouquets for Sept. 21

Here are this week’s thank-yous and gripes about happenings in and around…

  • Oct 6, 2022
About 17 per cent of British Columbians are currently experiencing a mental illness or substance use issue, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (File photo)

COLUMN: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness and PTSD

I always thought only those who were in a war had PTSD. I was wrong.

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THE MOJ: A Rourke return for the Lions? Let’s call it a long shot with a shot

Still a faint hope that B.C.’s quarterback sensation could be back in time for the playoffs

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The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Business Excellence Awards in November. (File - Metro-Creative)

Chamber Chatter: Voting opens for Business Excellence Awards in Sooke

Every business owner strives to give their best, says chamber president

  • Sep 29, 2022
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Business Excellence Awards in November. (File - Metro-Creative)
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LETTER: Victoria too quick to dispose of hanging flower baskets

As recent tourists to Victoria via Seattle’s Clipper from Sept. 19-21, the…

  • Oct 3, 2022
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LETTER: Council candidates must understand Regional Growth Strategy

In North Saanich, we are faced with the usual, but inappropriate, dilemma:…

  • Oct 2, 2022
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LETTER: Voters should make politicians’ pay an election issue

A lot of people are struggling these days, after coming out of…

  • Oct 2, 2022
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LETTER: Don’t be swayed by campaign signs

The number and size of election signs around neighborhoods is overwhelming, and…

  • Oct 2, 2022
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LETTER: Children’s education on the ballot

There are six candidates running for the position of school trustee under…

  • Oct 2, 2022
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LETTER: Maintenance lacking at Willows Park

When I visited Willows Park this week, I was shocked at the…

  • Oct 1, 2022
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LETTER: Getting through the campaign rhetoric

So, here we go again. Another month or so of competition to…

  • Oct 1, 2022
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LETTER: Clive Tanner will be missed

I’m sad to hear that Mr. Clive Tanner is no longer with…

  • Oct 1, 2022
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Carnarvon Park in Oak Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)
Carnarvon Park in Oak Bay. (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: The monarch as ceremonial head of state is a keystone of our government

I was most interested to read that there would be a ceremony…

  • Sep 29, 2022
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LETTER: Increased cruise ship traffic taking toll on James Bay

Cruise ship numbers have increased from 34 with 40,000 passengers in 1999…

  • Sep 30, 2022
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LETTER: Monarchy a check on parliamentary system

Your editorial of Sept. 21 omits that the monarchy has a legal…

  • Oct 1, 2022
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When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)

BUSH: Road trip wrong-turn triggers bungle at the Osoyoos border

Don’t shut off your GPS if you haven’t driven through Osoyoos in 30 years, warns columnist

When taking a road trip to border towns like Osoyoos, don’t travel without your passports or turn off your car’s GPS. (Black Press Media photo)
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