Letter to the Editor


Paying respect to veterans

Reader asks how to honour veterans during coronavirus

  • Oct 23, 2020



A genuinely compassionate community

Strangers come to the aid of neighbour

  • Oct 21, 2020



Food bank manager rises to pandemic challenge

If governments deem food banks an essential service, why don’t they pay the managers? Reader asks

  • Oct 21, 2020



Finish four-lane highway to Sooke

Reader says project on the books for over 40 years

  • Oct 11, 2020

Housing and mental health need to be addressed

Reader says volunteers do their best, but government needs to do its part

  • Oct 11, 2020

Why on earth are homeless here?

Reader says homeless shouldn’t be living in or near a park

  • Oct 5, 2020

Looking at the OCP through a climate lens

Everyone who is confused about climate change should seek reliable information, reader says

  • Oct 5, 2020

Company’s COVID measures fall short

Reader disappointed to see staff without face masks in Sooke business

  • Oct 5, 2020

CF patients need your help

Drug could change people’s lives, reader says

  • Sep 28, 2020

We can’t afford to lose any trees

In these smoky days, our trees are the first defence against poor air quality, says a reader.

  • Sep 21, 2020

Think big, not small in this election

Reader says not voting means you will not have any say in how you are governed

  • Sep 21, 2020

‘Reckless development’ needs to be controlled

Reader suggests thoughtless development and logging are environmental dangers humans can bridle

  • Sep 21, 2020

Thoughts on being a disabled customer

Disabled woman said she received ‘disgusting treatment’ at local business

  • Aug 19, 2020

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

One reader wants the province to create a more inclusive name for B.C.

  • Jul 20, 2020

Dogs need to be under control in parks

Reader says many people who use John Phillips Memorial Park don’t have their dog under control.

  • Jul 9, 2020

It’s time to thank police officers

Reader says the call to ‘defund’ police forces by a few agitators is patently irresponsible

  • Jul 8, 2020

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