Letter to the Editor


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


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

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

LETTER: Time to rename British Columbia

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

  • Jul 20, 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

Criticizing fish hatcheries is pointless

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

  • Jun 29, 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 – 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

Icy roads a hazard

Reader questions whether roads properly salted

  • Feb 20, 2020

LETTERS: Rat poison also fatal to birds

As a 14-year volunteer with the BCSPCA/Wild ARC, I have retrieved many…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTERS: Neighbour helps dig out from snow

After our 14-inch snowfall, when we were digging ourselves out, along came…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTERS: Victoria Harbour and Gorge Waterway face a crisis

Re: Esquimalt explores creating portage beach for choppy Gorge waters. Just say…

  • Feb 5, 2020

LETTER: Property assessment went up 21%

You don’t need to go ‘very rural’ to see significant increases, says reader

  • Jan 22, 2020