Opinion

LETTER: Protests are the basis of freedom

I see no discernible connection between the headline and the body of…

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Surprise donation created a good feeling

Reader says food bank donation will be put to good use

  • Apr 17, 2019

LETTER: Sailing association sends kudos to council

Reader says local politicians help fundraising efforts for coach’s boat

  • Apr 17, 2019
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LETTER: Some fishing needs to take place

Local politician urges residents to give views on fishing

  • Apr 16, 2019

COLUMN: On National Day of Action, expert says overdose crisis is not about pain

There were 1,486 illicit drug overdose deaths last year in British Columbia

LETTER: Descendant appreciated mention of family’s history

Re: Recycling the Sooke River Bridge (Sooke History, April 3) I am…

  • Apr 16, 2019

LETTER: Dangers of the internet mind boggling

Readers says ignorant views about vaccination on the web leaves him shaking his head

  • Apr 16, 2019

EDITORIAL: Broken eggs are people, Mr. Premier

Our political leaders need to act with empathy

  • Apr 16, 2019

MP REPORT: The SNC-Lavalin scandal and the need to respect prosecutorial independence

Alistair MacGregor is the MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Apr 15, 2019

LETTER: B.C.’s speculation tax is a wealth tax when it comes to second properties

Ingrid Rice is a cartoonist who lives in North Vancouver

  • Apr 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’??

Disability is a sensitive topic, and fear of saying the wrong thing stops some from saying anything at all

LETTER: We all have a right to our opinions

Reader says no one is totally right or wrong in their beliefs

  • Apr 12, 2019

LETTER: CRD lacks teeth on Climate Emergency Declaration

You would have thought that the recent declaration of a climate emergency…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Highway 40 years in the making

Readers says there’s an easy solution to Sooke Road

  • Apr 10, 2019

LETTER: Protecting trees falls on all of us

The reported and know benefits of trees in urban areas is well…

  • Apr 10, 2019

Sooke doesn’t need another coffee shop

Reader offers a few things Sooke does need

  • Apr 10, 2019

EDITORIAL: Take a page from Wally Vowel’s book on development

It’s horrifying that we have to fight our own governments to help save our environment

  • Apr 9, 2019

Town’s image needs protecting

Reader says its important to protect the image of the town and promote local small businesses

  • Apr 9, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: David Suzuki has become the Don Cherry of TV science

Campaign against B.C. natural gas followed Alberta oil attack