Letter to the Editor

Dogs need to be under control in parks

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
Dogs need to be under control in parks
It’s time to thank police officers

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
It’s time to thank police officers
COVID-19 pandemic far from over

COVID-19 pandemic far from over

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

  • Jun 29, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic far from over
Advocates should warn against touching bats

Advocates should warn against touching bats

Reader points out wild creatures do carry disease

  • Jun 29, 2020
Advocates should warn against touching bats
Criticizing fish hatcheries is pointless

Criticizing fish hatcheries is pointless

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

  • Jun 29, 2020
Criticizing fish hatcheries is pointless
Don’t keep pushing unrealistic and costly energy schemes

Don’t keep pushing unrealistic and costly energy schemes

Reader says green programs are failing across the globe

  • Jun 19, 2020
Don’t keep pushing unrealistic and costly energy schemes
No need for a memorial wall at Whiffin Spit

No need for a memorial wall at Whiffin Spit

Reader says money could be better spent

  • Jun 8, 2020
No need for a memorial wall at Whiffin Spit
Island Health working on dangerous presumption

Island Health working on dangerous presumption

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

  • May 3, 2020
Island Health working on dangerous presumption
Dumping dog poop not cool

Dumping dog poop not cool

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

  • May 3, 2020
Dumping dog poop not cool
Why no curbside pick up for books?

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
Why no curbside pick up for books?
LETTER: Canada Day cancellation sad news

LETTER: Canada Day cancellation sad news

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

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: Canada Day cancellation sad news
History column brings back happy memories

History column brings back happy memories

Elida Peers writes about Byron and Phyllis Johnson

History column brings back happy memories
EMCS staff didn’t damage First Nation’s cemetery

EMCS staff didn’t damage First Nation’s cemetery

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

  • Mar 12, 2020
EMCS staff didn’t damage First Nation’s cemetery
LETTER - Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate

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
LETTER - Herring fisherman offers industry’s side of the debate
Why not treat shopping centre parking lot like a Formula 1 racetrack?

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
Why not treat shopping centre parking lot like a Formula 1 racetrack?
Road issues raise reader’s ire

Road issues raise reader’s ire

Writer agrees with sentiment raised in recent letters

  • Mar 9, 2020
Road issues raise reader’s ire
Cartoon trivializes work of activists

Cartoon trivializes work of activists

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

  • Mar 9, 2020
Cartoon trivializes work of activists
LETTER: Health concerns about cell towers

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: Health concerns about cell towers
LETTER: Bad driving an everyday occurrence

LETTER: Bad driving an everyday occurrence

Reader says Sooke driver needs to learn rules of the road

  • Feb 28, 2020
LETTER: Bad driving an everyday occurrence
LETTER: Many agree on parking lot mess

LETTER: Many agree on parking lot mess

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

  • Feb 25, 2020
LETTER: Many agree on parking lot mess