Letter to the Editor

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LETTER: Elephant in the room is crawling along Highway 14

Sooke is limited in its human carrying capacity by being dependent upon…

  • Apr 18, 2022
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LETTER: Green and NetZero is noble but can we deliver?

The draft OCP, produced more than two years and costing taxpayers $400,000,…

  • Apr 11, 2022
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LETTER: More meaures needed to combat climate change

A front-page article in the March 10 Sooke News Mirror with the…

  • Apr 11, 2022
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LETTER: Sooke’s highway through hell

Re: Sooke’s traffic problems far beyond what was anticipated (News, March 31)…

  • Apr 7, 2022
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LETTER: Hwy. 14 improvements about safety

Reading all of the complaints and solutions concerning Sooke traffic problems, most…

  • Apr 7, 2022
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LETTER: Truck decal fires up taxpayers

Re: Sooke sets aside $2,500 for Indigenous art on fire truck (News,…

  • Apr 6, 2022
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LETTER: Prince Andrew is history that’s best forgotten

Re: Prince’s visit to sawmill delights locals (Sooke History, Feb. 24) I…

  • Feb 25, 2022
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LETTER: Let’s show compassion to each other

We recently received good news from the B.C. government and other provincial…

  • Feb 23, 2022
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LETTER: Politicians go missing-in-action

On Feb. 15, I finally had to hang up the phone after…

  • Feb 19, 2022
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LETTER: Conflict and contention only result in turmoil

The trucker protest demonstrates the fragility of our economy. A minority of…

  • Feb 16, 2022
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LETTER: Give teachers the support they’re asking for

Re: Demonstrators take to streets to protest vaccine mandates (News, Feb. 10)…

  • Feb 14, 2022
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LETTER: Endure a little more pain with patience

Re: Demonstrators take to streets to protest pandemic mandates (News, Feb. 10).…

  • Feb 14, 2022
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LETTER: Transition Sooke on wrong track over growth

Re: Why pausing some development in Sooke is a good idea (Online,…

  • Feb 5, 2022
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‘A program of reckless coercion’

Imposing a medical procedure on a healthy individual using a new drug…

  • Jan 31, 2022
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LETTER: Biofuels plant raises concern

I was appalled to read of the proposed organics and plastics waste…

  • Jan 31, 2022
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LETTER: Traffic delay on Sooke Rd. ‘nonsense’

Regarding the outrageous Jan. 23 traffic delays when almost no traffic could…

  • Jan 24, 2022
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LETTER: We have the right to choose but we also have a responsibility to society

We live in an interconnected, interdependent world where our personal choices affect…

  • Jan 24, 2022
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LETTER: Base medical decisions on true facts

When people have a medical issue, the majority of them consult a…

  • Jan 13, 2022
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Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager

LETTER – Fishery restrictions not strict enough to protect herring in the Strait of Georgia

Dear editor, I will start with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Herring fishery. Photo, Simon Ager
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LETTER: Two-minute tag and gas pedal to death

It takes about two minutes for a mortician to verify the identity…

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