Opinion

Mayor’s message: Saanich relies on residents to responsibly follow provincial protocols

Mayor takes pride in ‘positive and resilient’ community

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTER: Island Health keeping public in dark over Coronavirus

What a condescending and snooty “we know what’s best for you” statement…

  • Apr 2, 2020

MP REPORT: Responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic

Alistair MacGregor is the NDP Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTERS: A musical tribute to Bonnie Henry

Here’s a variation on My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean which I…

  • Apr 3, 2020

LETTERS: Closure of Saanich Yard Waste Drop Off a blow to gardeners

The closure of the Yard & Garden Waste Drop Off is unnecessary…

  • Apr 2, 2020

LETTERS: Bailing out the oil and gas sector is a mistake

I am writing about the current Liberal government in Ottawa and their…

  • Apr 2, 2020
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Rickter Scale: Keep safe, keep calm, keep your distance

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

  • Apr 1, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help

Just as integral in neighbourhoods in Vancouver and Surrey as they are in Prince George or Kelowna

COLUMN: Four reasons to hope that B.C. will win COVID-19 fight

Number of hospitalizations in B.C. remain low as thousands of beds freed up

LETTERS: U.S. an expert in political interference

Two questions for your readers: 1: Am I the only person who…

  • Mar 30, 2020

LETTERS: Fantastic job on Wilkinson jail stone wall

I would like to send kudos out to the group, committee or…

  • Mar 30, 2020

LETTERS: Time to look at health care system’s strengths and weaknesses

Your editorial, “A cause for concern not a reason to panic”, on…

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTERS: Hospital name a community fixture

As a consistent reader of the Peninsula News Review, I struggle to…

  • Mar 29, 2020

LETTERS: Keep biosolids out of Hartland Landfill

The Capital Regional District decision to allow spreading of biosolids at Hartland…

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTERS: Cedar Hill green fees should reflect a municipal rate

Cedar Hill Golf Course is a municipal course, serving the community. The…

  • Mar 29, 2020

LETTERS: Run on toilet paper defies logic

On the weekend it seems like I was taking my life in…

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTERS: Mount Tolmie Community Association grateful for support

On behalf of the Mount Tolmie Community Association (MTCA) I wish to…

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTERS: Working together to ensure store shelves are stocked

During these very difficult days, I want to thank our three major…

  • Mar 27, 2020

LETTERS: Ability to contain COVID-19 depends on our response

We need full engagement from our political leadership so there are no…

  • Mar 28, 2020

LETTERS: Oak Bay must give new thought to budget

I understand that the COVID-19 pandemic is occupying almost all our attention…

  • Mar 27, 2020