Opinion

COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

Adam Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Jul 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: Trees at the heart of Sooke

Two largely unrelated stories surfaced this week that might lead one to…

  • Jul 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

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LETTER: Sculpture represents inclusivity

Re: Make public art accessible to all I am the sculptor who…

  • Jul 20, 2019

LETTER: We owe nothing to developers

Reader says no wisdom at all in mall expansion

  • Jul 19, 2019

LETTER: Refining bitumen not a good idea

One of the arguments against increasing the capacity of the Trans Mountain…

  • Jul 18, 2019

LETTER: Welcome to Nevergreen Mall

Re: Work starts on mall expansion (News, July 17) Welcome to Nevergreen…

  • Jul 18, 2019

LETTER: Lamenting the loss of a friend

Reader says she hoped the Evergreen Centre developer would have saved the trees

  • Jul 17, 2019

LETTER: Drivers a greater risk than cyclists

Re: CRD tickets cyclists who ignore stop signs at Lochside trail, Saanich…

  • Jul 17, 2019

COLUMN: Language police are annoying but necessary

The English language is suffering a decline

LETTER: Act of kindness inspires woman to pay it forward

I would like to thank the wonderful couple who helped me when…

  • Jul 16, 2019

LETTER: Drivers need to get their heads out of the clouds

Recently I have had at least four near misses on the roads…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOR: It’s never to early to start ‘putting up’ food

As we relax into the warmer days of summer it is time…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Less cars key to fighting climate change

As a scientist, it seems that David Suzuki has a very narrow…

  • Jul 15, 2019

EDITORIAL: A bad approach to a serious problem

It would have been easy for Sooke council to jump on the…

LETTER: Secondary suites can mitigate rising house prices

Re: the article on the survey on secondary suites that included the…

  • Jul 14, 2019

LETTER: New council follows familiar course on EDPA

Re: Saanich councillor warns of ‘torturous experience’ as they consider replacing EDPA.…

  • Jul 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

LETTER: Thank you to all who made Canada Day a success

Wasn’t that a party? READ ALSO: Packed Canada Day in Sidney sees…

  • Jul 13, 2019

LETTER: Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize private developers

There seems to be a not so subtle attempt to frame the…

  • Jul 13, 2019