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LETTER: Convert tennis courts to pickleball

Politicians are talking about a great reset. Pickleball in Oak Bay needs…

  • Jan 16, 2021
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LETTER: Development rejected by Royal Oak residents

A predictable shock wave reverberated throughout Royal Oak upon finding out that…

  • Jan 16, 2021
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LETTER: Say no to chickens, cannabis and vacation rentals

Sidney is a small town with small residential lots which is rapidly…

  • Jan 16, 2021
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LETTER: Kitty Islet cleanup appreciated

A somewhat belated thank you to the volunteers who did such a…

  • Jan 15, 2021
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LETTER: Health care has not kept pace with aging population

This year the COVID-19 pandemic has shown we can no longer afford…

  • Jan 15, 2021
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School District 79 chair Candace Spilsbury, Duncan mayor Michelle Staples, Ladysmith mayor Aaron Stone, Cowichan tribes chief William (Chip) Seymour, MP Alistair MacGregor, MLA Sonia Furstenau, North Cowichan mayor Al Siebring and former CVRD board chair Ian Morrison. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen file)

Column: Cowichan Leadership Group urges community to come together against racism, COVID-19

We are sickened at the racist response of some members of community towards Cowichan Tribes members

  • Jan 15, 2021
School District 79 chair Candace Spilsbury, Duncan mayor Michelle Staples, Ladysmith mayor Aaron Stone, Cowichan tribes chief William (Chip) Seymour, MP Alistair MacGregor, MLA Sonia Furstenau, North Cowichan mayor Al Siebring and former CVRD board chair Ian Morrison. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen file)
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Tread lightly with moral indignation

Reader says it’s likely some Christmas-travelling politicians weighed the risks

  • Jan 14, 2021
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Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
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LETTER: Metchosin councillor has lost public’s trust

I am responding to the interviews conducted by Aaron Guillen or the…

  • Jan 13, 2021
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LETTER: Handling of Site C dam issue has been a disaster

I commend Premier John Horgan on his government’s response to the COVID…

  • Jan 11, 2021
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EDITORIAL: High taxes. Low taxes. It’s a question of infrastructure.

Sooke taxpayers have paid low taxes for years. Soon, they’ll have to pay the piper

  • Jan 11, 2021
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LETTER: Development and the climate crisis

Like it or not, change and development will come to Sooke, and…

  • Jan 11, 2021
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LETTER: Government in competition with community groups

I find it disappointing to see that the Braefoot building issue is…

  • Jan 11, 2021
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LETTER: Credit union closure a loss for James Bay

I have been a member of Coast Capital Credit Union from almost…

  • Jan 11, 2021
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LETTER: Councillors out of touch with Victoria

To be a Victoria city councillor, not only do you not have…

  • Jan 10, 2021
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MP REPORT: Challenging year coming to a close

Victoria MP reflects on fight to provide relief from stresses of COVID-19

  • Jan 10, 2021
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LETTER: Cut to COVID grant puts seniors at risk

As a low-income senior, I appreciate the monthly $300 COVID Crisis Grant…

  • Jan 10, 2021
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(From left) A woman chats with BC NDP candidates Rob Fleming, centre, and Grace Lore during a campaign stop in Quadra Village ahead of the October election. (Black Press Media file photo)

MLA REPORT: Light on horizon to get through pandemic

COVID Recovery Benefit brings financial boost to those who need it

  • Jan 10, 2021
(From left) A woman chats with BC NDP candidates Rob Fleming, centre, and Grace Lore during a campaign stop in Quadra Village ahead of the October election. (Black Press Media file photo)
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LETTER: Suites threaten neighbourhoods’ character

The Oak Bay News recently published a letter written by Jan Mears…

  • Jan 10, 2021
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LETTER: Councillor’s travel is inexcusable

I am quite frankly gobsmacked. I am a recently retired nurse/nurse educator…

  • Jan 9, 2021
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