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North Saanich letter writer says traffic issues caused by parents dropping off and picking up students at KELSET Elementary School could have been avoided. (Watt Consulting Group/Screencap)

LETTER: Student dropoff/pickup area needed at KELSET school

Re: Study identifies congestion near KELSET school as a major concern (News…

  • May 21, 2021
North Saanich letter writer says traffic issues caused by parents dropping off and picking up students at KELSET Elementary School could have been avoided. (Watt Consulting Group/Screencap)
Invasive English ivy slowly engulfs trees and prevents light from getting in. Its prevalence on the Saanich Peninsula and elsewhere in the region is prompting one local resident to plead for others to help remedy the problem. (Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER: Ivy strangling the life out of local trees

There is a visible enemy attacking trees and native plants. It is…

  • May 21, 2021
Invasive English ivy slowly engulfs trees and prevents light from getting in. Its prevalence on the Saanich Peninsula and elsewhere in the region is prompting one local resident to plead for others to help remedy the problem. (Black Press Media file photo)
The nurses at Saanich Peninsula Hospital gave reader a memorable experience during a recent day surgery. (Courtesy Saanich Peninsula Hospital and Healthcare Foundation)

LETTER: Brief hospital experience made better by work of nurses

It was International Nurses week recently and I had occasion to be…

  • May 20, 2021
The nurses at Saanich Peninsula Hospital gave reader a memorable experience during a recent day surgery. (Courtesy Saanich Peninsula Hospital and Healthcare Foundation)
The Turkey Head Walkway. (Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER: Access to shoreline important in Spewhung/Turkey Head discussions

Re: Future of Turkey Head shouldn’t be decided behind closed doors (Oak…

  • May 20, 2021
The Turkey Head Walkway. (Black Press Media file photo)
In this Sept. 25, 2018 photo, visitors walk near Canada Place, a tourism and convention center in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

OPINION: B.C.’s tourism and hospitality sector desperately needs a restart plan

Pandemic’s trickle-down impact is particularly large and insidious at a local and community level

  • May 18, 2021
In this Sept. 25, 2018 photo, visitors walk near Canada Place, a tourism and convention center in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Before you take on a pet, make sure you want to have it for life. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

EDITORIAL: A pet is a lifetime commitment

Tons of people are getting pets during the pandemic, some for the first time

  • May 17, 2021
Before you take on a pet, make sure you want to have it for life. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
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LETTER: Is council sucking or blowing?

Reader says council should dim green development light if it’s not prepared to address traffic concerns

  • May 17, 2021
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LETTER: Building permit costs shocking

We recently applied for a permit to build a deck onto the…

  • May 17, 2021
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LETTER: Supportive housing needs to be spread across Greater Victoria

People in need of supportive housing are our brothers and sisters, they…

  • May 17, 2021
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Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Supportive housing addresses a growing community need

I am writing as a former minister of mental health and addiction…

  • May 16, 2021
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Name change erases contribution of man who made campground possible

I read the story about the name change of the McDonald Campground…

  • May 16, 2021
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Adam Olsen is the Green party candidate for Saanich North and the Islands. (Submitted by Adam Olsen)

MLA REPORT: Adam Olsen encourages all residents to get vaccinated

Adam Olsen is MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • May 16, 2021
Adam Olsen is the Green party candidate for Saanich North and the Islands. (Submitted by Adam Olsen)
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LETTER: Lock up the drug dealers

Our legal system is in part to blame for the increasing street…

  • May 16, 2021
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LETTER: Good governance rests with the voters

Re: “Greater Victoria governance needs an overhaul.” The letter writers’ observations about…

  • May 16, 2021
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LETTER: Government must rein in Victoria Airport Authority

I urge local municipal governments on the Peninsula to try to restrain…

  • May 15, 2021
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Tagen Marshall of Parksville is looking to raise funds for a new specialized van. (Submitted photo)

Wolf: Parksville’s Tagen Marshall inspires others, aims to invest in himself

VIU honour student with spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy seeks help achieving big dreams

Tagen Marshall of Parksville is looking to raise funds for a new specialized van. (Submitted photo)
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LETTER: Benefits of music programs outweigh the costs

As a grandparent with a child soon to be in SD 61,…

  • May 15, 2021
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LETTER: More oversight needed for airport authority

It boggles the rational mind how Victoria Airport Authority (VAA) can get…

  • May 15, 2021
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LETTER: Dogs need a space to run free

This is directed at the writers who were urging Saanich to keep…

  • May 14, 2021
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EDITORIAL: Kindness can help us all cope with COVID fatigue

We need to take a deep breath or two and cut everyone a little slack.

  • May 12, 2021
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