Opinion

(Unsplash)

COLUMN: Volunteer opportunities aplenty across Greater Victoria

Spend some time helping others in your community

  • Aug 13, 2022
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.

LETTER: Styrofoam pollution a threat to marine life

On the first warm days of the season, B.C. residents flock to…

  • Aug 14, 2022
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Doctor shortage taking a toll on British Columbians’ health

If you live in British Columbia, you could be among the one…

  • Aug 14, 2022
Email letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com

LETTER: Put the brakes on Tillicum bike lanes

I just finished reading the article in the Saanich News about the…

  • Aug 14, 2022
Email letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.

LETTER: Beach work followed strict guidelines

The Peninsula News Review is vitally important to our community, so it…

  • Aug 14, 2022
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Island rail line only requires imagination

Contrary to Premier John Horgan’s whining, there is nothing “profound” about the…

  • Aug 13, 2022
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)
Email letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com

LETTER: Surveys fail to gauge local concerns

Two recent online surveys were created by the municipality of Saanich, claiming…

  • Aug 13, 2022
Email letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.

LETTER: Heritage passport a labour of love

The Saanich Heritage Passport was a resident/volunteer-driven project. The Saanich Heritage Foundation…

  • Aug 13, 2022
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.

LETTER: Embrace changes for a more vibrant Saanich

I read with a wince the curmudgeonly opinion of lifelong Saanich resident…

  • Aug 12, 2022
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.
Instead of fertilizer, use a layer of organic compost once or twice a year. Compost improves soil structure which leads to less water runoff, releases nutrients slowly and doesn’t disturb natural organisms in the soil. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rein in the fertilizer and enjoy local organic abundance

Too much fertilizer can make it more difficult for plants to absorb nutrients

  • Aug 6, 2022
Instead of fertilizer, use a layer of organic compost once or twice a year. Compost improves soil structure which leads to less water runoff, releases nutrients slowly and doesn’t disturb natural organisms in the soil. (Black Press Media file photo)
Murray Rankin is the MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Murray Rankin’s office)

MLA REPORT: Turning empty houses into homes for people

By Murray Rankin MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head There is no question…

  • Aug 6, 2022
Murray Rankin is the MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Murray Rankin’s office)
The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Black Press reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Roaming cats a threat to birds

About 140,000 birds a year have been estimated to fall prey to…

  • Aug 6, 2022
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.

LETTER: Lone progressive voice on Langford council appreciated

Langford council’s continued rejection of our lone progressive councillor’s motions on important…

  • Aug 6, 2022
Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or in writing.
Email letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com

LETTER: Giving credit to the invisible first responders

After reading “Our View” in the Peninsula News Review July 28, I…

  • Aug 6, 2022
Email letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com
LETTER SIG

LETTER: Pedestrians need more protection

The highway between Langford and Sooke is used by about 7,500 vehicles…

  • Aug 4, 2022
LETTER SIG
LETTER SIG

Premier Horgan blows gas

Re: B.C. premier pitches plan for less gas from cattle (News, July…

  • Aug 3, 2022
LETTER SIG
LETTER SIG

LETTER: Pull over, so other drivers can pass

I almost broke the law on July 30 when I was prepared…

  • Aug 3, 2022
LETTER SIG
LETTER SIG

LETTER: Consider donating ICBC rebate cheque

My rebate cheque for $110 from ICBC arrived in the mail. The…

  • Aug 3, 2022
LETTER SIG
A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: Chilliwack Fair’s display of tank crushing cars deemed ‘insensitive’ in light of Ukraine war

Chilliwack has a proud military history but military tanks shouldn’t be crushing civilian vehicles

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)