Letters

LETTER: Mural stokes embers of hate

LETTER: Mural stokes embers of hate

Thank you to Gord Gummer and Todd Preston for speaking up regarding…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Mural stokes embers of hate
LETTER: Sidney contradicts its own message

LETTER: Sidney contradicts its own message

I don’t know whether you realized it but the unintended juxtaposition of…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Sidney contradicts its own message
LETTER: Realism the best approach

LETTER: Realism the best approach

I believe that somewhere between optimism and pessimism is a concept called…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Realism the best approach
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LETTER: Saanich councillor muzzled

LETTER: Saanich councillor muzzled

“Me Too” highlights the abuses to women are not only physical. Men…

  • Sep 27, 2020
LETTER: Saanich councillor muzzled
LETTER: Article on police shooting lacks context

LETTER: Article on police shooting lacks context

This letter focuses on one section of the article, Police board offers…

  • Sep 26, 2020
LETTER: Article on police shooting lacks context
LETTER: Democracy at stake in U.S. election

LETTER: Democracy at stake in U.S. election

I Implore all fellow Canadians who know Americans to remind them how…

  • Sep 26, 2020
LETTER: Democracy at stake in U.S. election
LETTER: Artists create divisiveness

LETTER: Artists create divisiveness

Concerning the artists that added the acronym “ACAB” to a work despite…

  • Sep 26, 2020
LETTER: Artists create divisiveness
LETTER: Cannabis shop’s name offensive to Buddhist

LETTER: Cannabis shop’s name offensive to Buddhist

I am writing to object to the application of a cannabis business…

  • Sep 25, 2020
LETTER: Cannabis shop’s name offensive to Buddhist
Think big, not small in this election

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
Think big, not small in this election
Letter: Kudos offered for keeping Sidney waterfront area clean

Letter: Kudos offered for keeping Sidney waterfront area clean

I am a member of the North Saanich Rod and Gun Club.…

  • Sep 20, 2020
Letter: Kudos offered for keeping Sidney waterfront area clean
Letter: Climate change among the world’s major worries right now

Letter: Climate change among the world’s major worries right now

There’s a small island, Lesbos, off the coast of Greece that has…

  • Sep 19, 2020
Letter: Climate change among the world’s major worries right now
Overhead view of Centennial Square, from atop the Fisgard Street parkade. (Don Descoteau/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Victoria council members should resign over Centennial Square camping decision

Residents implored to remember how councillors voted for this issue come election time

  • Sep 18, 2020
Overhead view of Centennial Square, from atop the Fisgard Street parkade. (Don Descoteau/Black Press Media)
LETTER: Sidney could become a leader in COVID safety

LETTER: Sidney could become a leader in COVID safety

Send your letters to vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca

  • Sep 13, 2020
LETTER: Sidney could become a leader in COVID safety
LETTER: Safety in eye of the beholder

LETTER: Safety in eye of the beholder

Send your letters to vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca

  • Sep 12, 2020
LETTER: Safety in eye of the beholder
The University of Victoria campus. (Black Press Media file photo)

LETTER: Invest in higher education to help Island communities recover from COVID-19

Island faculty, union leaders call on government for more post-secondary funding

  • Sep 11, 2020
The University of Victoria campus. (Black Press Media file photo)
LETTER: COVID can carry long-term health concerns

LETTER: COVID can carry long-term health concerns

We are told every night how many are newly infected, how many…

  • Sep 8, 2020
LETTER: COVID can carry long-term health concerns
Letter: Community’s landscaping works a treat for Oak Bay residents

Letter: Community’s landscaping works a treat for Oak Bay residents

A huge bravo to Jacques Sirois and others who are clearing the…

  • Sep 7, 2020
Letter: Community’s landscaping works a treat for Oak Bay residents
Letter: Criminal element of street population ruining city

Letter: Criminal element of street population ruining city

The acts of violence and other criminal activity are getting out of…

  • Sep 7, 2020
Letter: Criminal element of street population ruining city
LETTER: Calming nerves during COVID testing

LETTER: Calming nerves during COVID testing

I would like to offer my thanks to all the folks working…

  • Sep 7, 2020
LETTER: Calming nerves during COVID testing
Letter: Sympathy voiced for Peninsula restaurant operators

Letter: Sympathy voiced for Peninsula restaurant operators

I am wondering how restaurants in Sidney and North Saanich will survive…

  • Sep 7, 2020
Letter: Sympathy voiced for Peninsula restaurant operators