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LETTER SIG

LETTER: Word salad fogs the issue on old-growth forests

Re: Pacheedaht condemn cutting of trees by Fairy Creek protesters (News, July…

  • Jul 30, 2021
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LETTER: Put North Saanich density to a vote

The controversy surrounding the North Saanich official community plan is all about…

  • Aug 2, 2021
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LETTER: Water supply can’t keep pace with development

I wrote a letter published July 22, Development putting a strain on…

  • Aug 2, 2021
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LETTER: High standard of care needed for Turkey Head

The Oak Bay Marine Group, who have managed the property for many…

  • Aug 1, 2021
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LETTER: Replace Beacon wharf with a similar structure

Further to the March 18 letters to the editor, which included Hood…

  • Aug 1, 2021
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LETTER: Tourism funding leaves out natural attractions

I am responding to the news that the provincial government is paying…

  • Aug 1, 2021
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Saanich crosswalk (photo courtesy District of Saanich)

LETTER: Saanich walks the talk on safety improvements

Summer is in full swing and as the temperature increases, so do…

  • Aug 1, 2021
Saanich crosswalk (photo courtesy District of Saanich)
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LETTER: Traffic light on Cadboro Bay Road out of sync

The traffic light on Cadboro Bay Road at Florence goes red too…

  • Aug 1, 2021
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LETTER: Article on Saanich Police not taking sexual assault seriously brings back bad memories

Your recent headline about Saanich Police failing to take reports of sexual…

  • Jul 31, 2021
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Shared pathways for cyclists and pedestrians remain the most ideal for getting around inside the UVic campus' Ring Road. However, signage, materials and education will be enhanced to make the shared spaces safer. 
(University of Victoria Campus Cycling Plan)

University of Victoria misguided on plans for additional cyling path

Inside lane of Ring Road would serve the purpose perfectly, writes longtime UVic walker

  • Jul 30, 2021
Shared pathways for cyclists and pedestrians remain the most ideal for getting around inside the UVic campus' Ring Road. However, signage, materials and education will be enhanced to make the shared spaces safer. 
(University of Victoria Campus Cycling Plan)
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LETTER: ICBC low rates come at a price

Isn’t ICBC wonderful with its new low rates. That is until you…

  • Jul 31, 2021
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Sidney's Beacon Wharf

LETTER: Save Sidney’s seafood market

Something is missing from the illustration accompanying the recent article on proposals…

  • Jul 31, 2021
Sidney's Beacon Wharf
Jim Pine with a cabbage grown on his farm. With the current trajectory, logging companies will have logged all the old growth within three to five years, he says. (Contributed - Jim Pine)

GUEST COLUMNIST: Former logger fights for remaining old-growth forests

‘I care so much about this that I am willing to get arrested’

  • Jul 29, 2021
Jim Pine with a cabbage grown on his farm. With the current trajectory, logging companies will have logged all the old growth within three to five years, he says. (Contributed - Jim Pine)
B.C. Emergency Health Services members are often the first medical professionals many people see when they’re having the worst day of their lives. (File: Black Press Media)

OUR VIEW: Action welcome on ambulance service

What matters will be accountability over the long term to end burnout among paramedics in B.C.

  • Jul 29, 2021
B.C. Emergency Health Services members are often the first medical professionals many people see when they’re having the worst day of their lives. (File: Black Press Media)
Gymnast Simone Biles answers a question during an interview after a training session Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)

Elliott: ‘We can all learn from her courage’: Simone Biles not alone in mental health struggle

It’s worth paying attention to people who best understand what Olympic gymnastic star is confronting

Gymnast Simone Biles answers a question during an interview after a training session Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)
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LETTER: Public must urge government to act

Vic News and MP Randall Garrison are both perfectly correct in your…

  • Jul 30, 2021
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LETTER: Harbour authority must shore up environmental protection

Ah yes, lovely Victoria, where the soft carcinogenic-laced ocean breezes wafting from…

  • Jul 30, 2021
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OUR VIEW: Where have all the workers gone?

High unemployment coupled with high job vacancy rates requires innovative solutions

  • Jul 26, 2021
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LETTER: Horses make a mess of Lochside Trail

A recent bike ride on the Lochside Regional Trail, between Lochside Park…

  • Jul 28, 2021
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LETTER: Central Saanich losing its character

I am writing in support of the letter writer saying residents don’t…

  • Jul 26, 2021
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