Opinion

LETTER: Sidney’s small retailers step up to fill the gaps

I am sure all the Sidney old timers miss the full grocery…

  • Apr 26, 2020

LETTERS: Taking steps to improve the walking experience in Sidney

We are among those who walk into and around Sidney every day.…

  • Apr 25, 2020

Volunteer opportunities abound in Greater Victoria

Local volunteer organizations highlight some of their current needs

  • Apr 25, 2020
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LETTER: Focus should be on saving lives, not pipelines

A big oil bailout doesn’t make economic sense: The price of oil…

  • Apr 25, 2020

LETTER: Speeding drivers jeopardize safety in rural Saanich

There was a very serious single vehicle traffic accident on Oldfield Road…

  • Apr 24, 2020

LETTER: Sidney merchants need a break

At least COVID-19 has brought all Sidney residents to appreciate our Sidney…

  • Apr 24, 2020

LETTER: Technical support team helping through crisis

We recognize the exceptional work of medical frontline personnel in caring for…

  • Apr 23, 2020

LETTER: Love conquers fear and always will

Reader says imagine what kind of a world you want for yourself and it diminshes fear

  • Apr 22, 2020

LETTER: Take precautions against COVID-19

Reader says think about other people who could contract virus

  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: The roots of our current environmental crisis go back 12,000 years

The story of how our current environmental state came to be is over 12,000 years old

  • Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

Sooke should follow Colwood’s lead on park openings

Sooke has few sidewalks or space on the side of roadways to walk, writes reader

  • Apr 20, 2020

LETTERS: Self-guided tours a great way to discover Esquimalt

My husband and I have been breaking up these days of COVID-19…

  • Apr 20, 2020

LETTERS: Sidney woman grateful for stranger’s kindness

To the fellow customer at the Sidney Pharmasave who loaned me $40…

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Vehicle techs need acknowledgement too

Living in a rural area makes it difficult to function without a vehicle, says reader

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Discarded cigarette an act of carelessness

I write this letter with anger. On April 18 I was walking…

  • Apr 19, 2020

COLUMN: Every little bit counts as businesses face ‘devastating’ time

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTERS: Saanich councillor’s comments show lack of compassion

It is really quite unbelievable that we elect councillors such as Zac…

  • Apr 19, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020