Opinion

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

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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

LETTER: Cyclists pose risk to walkers on Galloping Goose

The Galloping Goose is just one block away from my home. I…

  • Jun 13, 2020

LETTERS: A property tax freeze should be region-wide

As we enter into the wildfire season on Vancouver Island, with some…

  • Jun 13, 2020

LETTER: Officers should be able to focus on policing

Regrettably, there is a movement both in this country and the United…

  • Jun 12, 2020

MAYOR’S REPORT: SEAPARC, pandemic and taxes come to forefront

No tax increase expected for most taxpayers in Sooke

  • Jun 8, 2020

No need for a memorial wall at Whiffin Spit

Reader says money could be better spent

  • Jun 8, 2020

LETTER: City makes Beacon Hill Lookout off limits to seniors

For the last 30 years we have been using the Lookout at…

  • Jun 7, 2020

LETTERS: Limit Beacon Avenue to pedestrians

Sidney town council has made it clear that it wants develop a…

  • Jun 6, 2020

LETTER: Transit should not be running an advertising agency

First, thank you BC Transit for keeping the bus system up and…

  • Jun 6, 2020

LETTERS: O.K. Industries needs to rethink its plans

Re: O.K. Industries asks to engage with Highlands community over contentious quarry…

  • Jun 6, 2020

LETTER: Pedestrianizing Beacon Hill Park sacrifices happiness of the majority

I am writing this letter to add my voice to those who…

  • Jun 5, 2020