Opinion

RICKTER SCALE: The silencing of the crickets

Rick Stiebel is a semi-retired local journalist

  • Jan 23, 2019

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

EDITORIAL: What value do vacant homes bring to a community

The reaction to the province’s decision to impose a tax on vacant…

  • Jan 23, 2019
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LETTER: Only good can come from licencing cats

A Jan. 18 Saanich News article entitled “Greater Victoria group calls for…

  • Jan 22, 2019

LETTER: Canada needs to spend more on mental health

One in five Canadians suffer from mental illness. In comparison one in…

  • Jan 22, 2019

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

LETTER: Cyclists lack etiquette on Victoria’s trails

Since I moved to Victoria from Alberta a year ago, I have…

  • Jan 20, 2019

LETTER: Libraries the great equalizer

Libraries are so much more than lenders of books. They bring members…

  • Jan 19, 2019

LETTER: E&N rail line could ease pressure on the Malahat

The E&N rail line is vital to the economic future of Vancouver…

  • Jan 18, 2019

LETTER: Esquimalt Lagoon bird sculptures a precious gift

I was really sad to see that someone would complain about the…

  • Jan 17, 2019

LETTER: Communities grieve tragedy of overdose deaths

I read the article on how Victoria recorded 85 overdose deaths last…

  • Jan 17, 2019

LETTER: Tea Lea treated unfairly for work on EDPA

Why is it that society will often look for a way to…

  • Jan 17, 2019

LETTER: Every little bit helps when it comes to climate change

In his letter of Jan. 4 Richard Talbot quoted an old friend…

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: College of Applied Biology’s findings have significant implications to Saanich staff

I find the article on Ted Lea being found guilty of ethics…

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: A thank you to a kind stranger

I want to thank some people, really thank them, and don’t know…

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: Grateful for Cancer DriveLine society

I will add my thanks to the wonderful people who drive cancer…

  • Jan 16, 2019

LETTER: Cannabis isn’t a cure-all

Mommy’s Inside Voice columnist Amie Jay appears to have replaced one bias…

  • Jan 16, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Cannabis assumptions have gone up in smoke

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three.

  • Jan 13, 2019