Opinion

LETTERS: Sidney woman grateful for stranger’s kindness

To the fellow customer at the Sidney Pharmasave who loaned me $40…

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Vehicle techs need acknowledgement too

Living in a rural area makes it difficult to function without a vehicle, says reader

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTER: Discarded cigarette an act of carelessness

I write this letter with anger. On April 18 I was walking…

  • Apr 19, 2020
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COLUMN: Every little bit counts as businesses face ‘devastating’ time

Jeff Bray is the executive director of the Downtown Victoria Business Association

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTERS: Saanich councillor’s comments show lack of compassion

It is really quite unbelievable that we elect councillors such as Zac…

  • Apr 19, 2020

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTERS: Time to cut costs at CRD through amalgamation

We are starting to see the devastating financial cost of the current…

  • Apr 19, 2020

LETTERS: Saanich should open Cedar Hill golf course to walkers

Re: Victoria closes streets near Beacon Hill Park, Dallas Road to encourage…

  • Apr 18, 2020

LETTER: Greater Victoria school board chairs pen a message to families amid pandemic

Jordan Watters, Ravi Parmar, Timothy Dunford chair the three school districts in the region

  • Apr 18, 2020

COLUMN: Helping those who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy talks about both public health emergencies

  • Apr 18, 2020

LETTERS: Support your local food bank

The longer this crisis continues the more the need will be. So…

  • Apr 18, 2020

LETTERS: Now is the time to put people and the planet above profit

Humans generally do not like change. We get accustomed to a sense…

  • Apr 17, 2020

LETTER: Restart the economy!

Reader says economy being destroyed by lock down

  • Apr 17, 2020

LETTERS: Out-of-town visitors jeopardize community safety

Sitting here on Good Friday, I am heartily disgusted at the evidence…

  • Apr 15, 2020

LETTER: High density can be a benefit

In this age of physical distancing as a result of this virus,…

  • Apr 15, 2020

Rickter Scale: In search of the lost cure

The Rickter Scale is a regular column

  • Apr 15, 2020

Councill should follow lead of Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam council has decided to forgoe any municipal tax increases at…

  • Apr 13, 2020

Island Health actions not misguided

Re: Island Health isn’t sharing locations of COVID-19 cases for privacy reasons…

  • Apr 13, 2020

‘Pandemic police’ go too far

Reader says young mom needs support and understanding

  • Apr 13, 2020

An ode to the coronavirus

To salute all the first responders I have composed a new song.…

  • Apr 13, 2020