Opinion

LETTERS: Backyard garden veggies not the answer to food security

Backyard garden veggies are not the answer to food security. As is…

  • Jun 21, 2020

LETTER: Saanich parks no place for booze

It is hard to believe that Saanich council is considering legal public…

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTERS: Defund Victoria council, not the police

I just saw the news where our councillor Ben Isitt once again…

  • Jun 20, 2020
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LETTER: Beacon retailers fighting for survival

In the rush to find secure tenants, landlords and property owners are…

  • Jun 20, 2020

MP REPORT: Parliament still working, despite what some are saying

Alistair MacGregor is the MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford.

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTER: Seven-year-old makes plea for Langford’s forests

Last weekend I was walking in the Garry oak stand between Florence…

  • Jun 20, 2020

LETTERS: Alcohol in Saanich parks is a bad idea

According to the Saanich News, “Saanich council considers alcohol in parks.” If…

  • Jun 19, 2020

LETTERS: Victoria stepping up for pedestrians

The City of Victoria has been trying to make more room for…

  • Jun 19, 2020

Don’t keep pushing unrealistic and costly energy schemes

Reader says green programs are failing across the globe

  • Jun 19, 2020

For taxpayers, hatcheries are a poor investment

Investing in hatcheries is committing to a future without wild salmon

  • Jun 19, 2020

LETTER: Island Health changing approach to delivering surgeries

On May 18, Island Health once again started providing non-urgent scheduled surgeries,…

  • Jun 18, 2020

COLUMN: I sneezed, I coughed, so I got tested for COVID-19

Accessing a swab test is easy these days, but the actual test can more than a little daunting

EDITORIAL: It’s time for Canada to admit to its own racism

Make no mistake, racism exists in Canada

  • Jun 18, 2020

COLUMN: Spend some time helping others in your community

Volunteer opportunities in Greater Victoria, the week of June 21

  • Jun 17, 2020

LETTER: Idea for expanding sidewalk falls short

The idea behind the expanding the walking zone on Beacon Avenue in…

  • Jun 15, 2020

LETTERS: The time for change is now

I wish to congratulate the Saanich News for publishing the letter to…

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTER: Referendum on council pay will prove challenging

Re: Central Saanich councillor proposes referendum on remuneration. I would like to…

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTER: Pandemic negates need for changes to unrelated occupancy limits

Re: proposed changes to Saanich’s unrelated occupancy limits. To say I am…

  • Jun 14, 2020

LETTERS: Get the message out to dog walkers in MacDonald Park

Please, please, please improve the signage in MacDonald Park requiring dogs to…

  • Jun 13, 2020