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Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

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Smoke from wildfires burning in the U.S. fills the air as the Grouse Mountain tram transports people down the mountain, in North Vancouver, B.C,, on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The World Air Quality Index, a non-profit that tracks air quality from monitoring stations around the world, rated Vancouver’s air quality as the second worst in the world Saturday. Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Metro Vancouver, showing a very high risk to health due to wildfire smoke from Washington and Oregon. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Bike events like the 2018 Valley Granfondo in Fort Langley drew thousands of cyclists. (Langley Advance Times files)

Our View: Cycling boom will have long-term implications for Canada

All the people who took to two wheels in the last year will change our views on transportation

  • Jun 2, 2021
Bike events like the 2018 Valley Granfondo in Fort Langley drew thousands of cyclists. (Langley Advance Times files)
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LETTER: Environment must be preserved

I am writing to you as a concerned citizen of the West…

  • Jun 1, 2021
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LETTER: Housing project doesn’t fit in family neighbourhood

Jim Rondeau’s letter of May 20 totally missed the essence of Central…

  • May 31, 2021
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LETTER: Making education a global effort

I had a nasty Grade 1 teacher. At the beginning of my…

  • May 31, 2021
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LETTER: A solution to duckling danger

After hearing of multiple ducking rescue operations from street grates in Oak…

  • May 30, 2021
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LETTER: Supportive housing helping to rebuild lives

Regarding Prosser Road housing in Central Saanich: there have been several studies…

  • May 30, 2021
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LETTER: A tale of two parks

The recent pickleball kerfuffle has brought much-needed attention to the comparative state…

  • May 30, 2021
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LETTER: Group pushing for improvements to transportation network in Saanich

Many of us have spent these many pandemic months venturing out on…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Teens deserve a say on their future

How much say do kids and teens really have? Not much. Not…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Age-restricted buildings aren’t discrimination

The letter calling for abolishing 55-plus age-restricted buildings appears to be reverse…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Budget placing financial strain on Saanich taxpayers

I am not sure what fanatical financial world the mayor and councillors…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Village centre has familiar ring

I read with interest in your May 20 edition the article that…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Oak Bay’s secondary suite survey is flawed

The District of Oak Bay has published a secondary suite survey requesting…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Fallow deer important to Sidney Island

The recent article in the Peninsula News Review on Sidney Island’s fallow…

  • May 29, 2021
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LETTER: Report highlights development-driven agenda for North Saanich

It’s hardly surprising that the Urban Development Institute, a group of developers…

  • May 28, 2021
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LETTER: Route changes compromise safety

I use Richardson three to five times a week to travel between…

  • May 28, 2021
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LETTER: Not everyone can ride the bus

Welcome to our world Oak Bay. I am a James Bay resident.…

  • May 28, 2021
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LETTER: Move to Sooke well worth it

My wife and I moved to Sooke about 19 months ago, and…

  • May 28, 2021
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LETTER: Old-growth forests are nature’s cathedrals

Significant changes in forestry are essential given the climate and ecological crisis, say readers

  • May 28, 2021
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