Letters: Deer cull question response

Oak Bay resident responds to "streeter" question on deer cull

Very happy to see the four answers that residents provided when asked about a deer cull in Sooke.

If these same questions were asked in Oak Bay the results would be the same despite the fact the mayor states that the majority want a deer cull.

Unfortunately the mayor of Oak Bay cannot see past the tweed curtain when he talks about deer/vehicle collisions. He is always stating that there were some 30 plus. I guess he does not know that these accidents also happen outside of Oak Bay.

And, if a car runs into a deer should we blame the deer? Cars run into cars and cars run into people. Should we cull cars or people. No. Let’s just take the easy way out and kill the animal. This year it’s deer next year any guesses what it might be? Raccoons, squirrels, crows, seagulls?

William Jesse

Oak Bay

Just Posted

Rugby Canada helps recovery efforts in Japan after typhoon cancels final match

Canadian players wanted to “give back in whatever small way they could”

Victoria feels the pinch at the pump as gas prices jump 18 cents

Gas up to 157.9 cents per litre at some stations

‘Panda’ Goodlife runner searches for his head

Facebook post for help leads to ‘unconfirmed panda head sightings’

Former child care worker charged with Saanich sexual assault pleads guilty

Jesse Doig arrested in May, remaining in custody since

For Central Saanich couple, fight against MS is a matter of family

Altenkirks sell greeting cards and wooden bowls to raise money for MS Society

WATCH: Greater Victoria’s top stories of the day

A round-up of the day’s top stories

Potent power play paces Canucks to 5-1 win over Detroit

Miller nets a pair as Vancouver wins third straight

UPDATE: British couple vacationing in Vancouver detained in U.S. after crossing border

CBP claims individuals were denied travel authorization, crossing was deliberate

After losing two baby boys, B.C. parents hope to cut through the taboo of infant death

Oct. 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day in B.C.

Cheating husband sues mistress for gifted ring after wife learns about affair

The husband gave his mistress $1,000 to buy herself a ring in December 2017

POLL: Do you think the day of the federal election should be a statutory holiday?

Increasing voter turnout has long been a goal of officials across the… Continue reading

B.C. massage therapist reprimanded, fined for exposing patients’ breasts

Registered massage therapist admits professional misconduct

B.C. boosts legal aid funding in new payment contract

‘Duty counsel’ service restored in some communities, David Eby says

VIDEO: Bear spies on cyclists riding by on Campbell River street

Riders seem unaware the bruin is mere feet away on the side of the road

Most Read