Letter to the Editor

COVID-19 pandemic far from over

Reader thankful he lives in Canada and not U.S.

  • Jun 29, 2020


Advocates should warn against touching bats

Reader points out wild creatures do carry disease

  • Jun 29, 2020


Criticizing fish hatcheries is pointless

It’s a slap in the face to thousands of volunteers, says reader

  • Jun 29, 2020


Don’t keep pushing unrealistic and costly energy schemes

Reader says green programs are failing across the globe

  • Jun 19, 2020

No need for a memorial wall at Whiffin Spit

Reader says money could be better spent

  • Jun 8, 2020

Island Health working on dangerous presumption

Reader says public has a right to know where COVID deaths are occurring

  • May 3, 2020

Dumping dog poop not cool

Reader says better way to get rid of dog feces than behind a mailbox

  • May 3, 2020

Why no curbside pick up for books?

Reader says not everyone has an appetite to sit in front of screen to feed their mind

  • May 3, 2020

LETTER: Canada Day cancellation sad news

Re: Sooke Canada Day celebration cancelled (News, April 30) I’m feeling sorry…

  • Apr 30, 2020

History column brings back happy memories

Elida Peers writes about Byron and Phyllis Johnson

EMCS staff didn’t damage First Nation’s cemetery

“This could not be farther from the truth,” says reader

  • Mar 12, 2020

LETTER – Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

Paid protestors want to stop a way of life they know nothing about

  • Mar 11, 2020

Why not treat shopping centre parking lot like a Formula 1 racetrack?

With practice, readers will experience some pleasure with their new skills, says letter writer

  • Mar 10, 2020

Road issues raise reader’s ire

Writer agrees with sentiment raised in recent letters

  • Mar 9, 2020

Cartoon trivializes work of activists

Reader says cartoon ridicules belief in climate change as other than based on scientific evidence

  • Mar 9, 2020

LETTER: Health concerns about cell towers

Reader says it’s dispiriting the focus on cell towers is more about property values than health

  • Feb 28, 2020

LETTER: Bad driving an everyday occurrence

Reader says Sooke driver needs to learn rules of the road

  • Feb 28, 2020

LETTER: Many agree on parking lot mess

Re: Badly designed parking lot (Letters, Feb. 19) Thank you, Rod Holt,…

  • Feb 25, 2020

LETTER: No issue with OAS payments

All rules in place before prime minister entered politics, writes reader

  • Feb 25, 2020

Icy roads a hazard

Reader questions whether roads properly salted

  • Feb 20, 2020