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LETTER: Willows Beach-goers deserve to have a time free from dogs

I am dismayed and disappointed to learn Oak Bay council is considering…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Saanich council’s disregard for rules a watershed moment

A recent letter writer refers to rules being “skirted” in regard to…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Leaf blower saves senior from an aching back

In the past 34 years I have moved tons of leaves off…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Residents don’t want North Saanich to become an imitation of Langford

I am writing to express my deep concern regarding the OCP proposal…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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LETTER: Saanich council embraces development at expense of neighbourhood

Royal Oak residents have been closely following the Doral Forest Park development…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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LETTER: Lambrick Park lot hidden from view

In the midst of the heatwave, my dog and I were walking…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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LETTER: Saanich council disregards neighbourhood concerns over high-rise

On June 17, Saanich council approved the Doral Forest Park 11-storey, 242-unit…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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LETTER: All parks not created equal

Thank you Lesley Ewing. I’m glad another North Oak Bayer raised concerns…

  • Jul 9, 2021
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LETTER: Air conditioning contributing to climate change

So here we are in the Big Heat — when many of…

  • Jul 9, 2021
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A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)

COLUMN: Looking back on historic fire that nearly destroyed a B.C. town

Enormous firefighting effort saved Beaverdell from destruction in 1989

A map created by the Ministry of Forests shows the activity of the Bea Fire in Beaverdell, B.C. in 1989, including one house in particular (at bottom right) that was nearly completely surrounded by flames. (Ministry of Forests)
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LETTER: Environmental preservation is not government’s priority

I write to take issue with Murray Rankin’s recent column Working to…

  • Jul 5, 2021
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LETTER: Development comes at the cost of habitat

Saanich council’s recent 7-2 decision to allow an 11-storey, 242-unit condo project…

  • Jul 4, 2021
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LETTER: Reconciliation requires listening

John Harris of Esquimalt wonders if we, as a nation, are up…

  • Jul 4, 2021
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LETTER: Better maintenance needed at Elk Lake

I’m writing to bring awareness about the poor condition of our local…

  • Jul 4, 2021
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LETTER: Development putting a strain on infrastructure

Don Enright raises some excellent points in his letter in the June…

  • Jul 3, 2021
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LETTER: Vaccination goes smoothly

A big thank you to all the staff and volunteers at the…

  • Jul 3, 2021
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LETTER: Bike path connection easy to follow

A letter writer said that, while trying to cycle from the Harbour…

  • Jul 3, 2021
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LETTER: Development skirts the rules

I read the letter in the June 23 Saanich News from Kevin…

  • Jul 2, 2021
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LETTER: Protected bike lanes enhance cyclist safety

A recent letter to the editor titled “City’s new bike corridors not…

  • Jul 1, 2021
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LETTER: Development will disappoint those looking for affordable housing

Being a resident of Elk Lake Drive, and having retired after many…

  • Jul 1, 2021
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