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LETTER: Greenhouse gases a devastating effect on our forests

As the forest fire season gets underway, climate change and humans’ effects…

  • Jul 22, 2021
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LETTER: $30 million for a birthday party

This year, the provincial government will spend $30 million to celebrate B.C.’s…

  • Jul 22, 2021
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We can’t predict the next wildfire disaster – but we can plan for it

Twenty years ago, there were no national statistics on wildfire evacuations

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LETTER: Students make the most of challenging school year

This certainly wasn’t the type of normal school year we expected it…

  • Jul 23, 2021
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Randall Garrison is the MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Photo courtesy of Randall Garrison)

MP REPORT: Government must fund searches for graves at residential schools

By Randall Garrison Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke MP As the parliamentary session comes to an…

  • Jul 17, 2021
Randall Garrison is the MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. (Photo courtesy of Randall Garrison)
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LETTER: Lambrick Park lot hidden from view

In the midst of the heatwave, my dog and I were walking…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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LETTER: Saanich council embraces development at expense of neighbourhood

Royal Oak residents have been closely following the Doral Forest Park development…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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A motorhome sits amid the burnt debris in the Village of Lytton, B.C. on Friday, July 9, 2021 following a massive wildfire that tore through the town destroying 90 per cent of it. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

OPINION: The Village of Lytton turned to ashes in moments

‘We drive by piles of ash and crumbled brick. What used to be there?’ writes Jenna Hauck

A motorhome sits amid the burnt debris in the Village of Lytton, B.C. on Friday, July 9, 2021 following a massive wildfire that tore through the town destroying 90 per cent of it. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, customers look at iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones at an Apple Store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Apple’s Siri is no longer a woman by default, but is this really a win for feminism?

Users must now choose between two male and two female voices when enabling the voice assistant

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, customers look at iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones at an Apple Store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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LETTER: Gone forever is a very long time

There is no shortage of scientific research extolling the benefits of leaving…

  • Jul 12, 2021
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LETTER: Forestry practices not all bad

In rebuttal to the Will Webster July 8 letter, he segued from…

  • Jul 12, 2021
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LETTER: Cyclists not following rules of the road

While the debate goes on about the bicycle lanes in Victoria, I…

  • Jul 12, 2021
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LETTER: Fairy Creek’s future a mystery

I must confess, I’m puzzled. Having re-read the Canada Day issue of…

  • Jul 12, 2021
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LETTER: African Heritage Association grateful for Victoria city council’s proclamation

The members of the African Heritage Association of Vancouver Island, in coordination…

  • Jul 12, 2021
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LETTER: Still time for North Saanich to preserve our farmland paradise

Does council really want to destroy North Saanich, this place we residents…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Willows Beach-goers deserve to have a time free from dogs

I am dismayed and disappointed to learn Oak Bay council is considering…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Saanich council’s disregard for rules a watershed moment

A recent letter writer refers to rules being “skirted” in regard to…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Leaf blower saves senior from an aching back

In the past 34 years I have moved tons of leaves off…

  • Jul 11, 2021
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LETTER: Residents don’t want North Saanich to become an imitation of Langford

I am writing to express my deep concern regarding the OCP proposal…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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LETTER: Saanich council disregards neighbourhood concerns over high-rise

On June 17, Saanich council approved the Doral Forest Park 11-storey, 242-unit…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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