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COLUMN: Esquimalt offers virtual resources while it prepares to open recreational facilities

The Township offers an update on its recreation facilities and activities

  • May 30, 2020

LETTER: Reopening carries risks

Re: New rules for barbers and stylists give rise to anxiety Kane…

  • May 30, 2020

Mayor’s message: Saanich restart may look different than other communities

District follows its own necessary path, B.C. Restart Plan in wake of COVID-19 closures

  • May 29, 2020
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LETTERS: Banning short-term rentals is government overreach

Re: Sidney councillor calls for ban of all short-term rentals. Where do…

  • May 29, 2020

LETTER: Sidney should open its arms to backyard hens

In these unprecedented times, faced with a threat to our very food…

  • May 29, 2020

LETTERS: New sidewalk etiquette

Think people. With six-foot distancing, if you stop, stand or sit on…

  • May 29, 2020

LETTERS: Monarchy is not the answer

A recent letter to the editor suggested that monarchy would be an…

  • May 28, 2020

Local Flavour: Growing Together launches Seedlings for Saanich Seniors giveaway

By Linda Geggie CR FAIR Finding themselves at home with more time…

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

COLUMN: Canada needs to remember rural communities as thoughts turn to pandemic recovery

Small towns often rely on tourism, which has been decimated by COVID-19

  • May 28, 2020

MLA REPORT: Members expect to head back to the legislature this summer

Adam Olsen is the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • May 24, 2020

MLA REPORT: Opportunity in economic recovery from COVID-19

Andrew Weaver is MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head

  • May 23, 2020

COLUMN: Downtown Victoria welcomes you back

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association These last few months have been…

  • May 23, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

Puzzled and perplexed plumber

I saw a statement on the back of a plumbing truck that…

  • May 22, 2020

LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’

Seabridge Gold’s KSM project did incorporate independent and peer-reviewed science

  • May 19, 2020

LETTER: Perfect time to install shore power

Shore power anyone? Despite all else – from unemployment, business failure and…

  • May 18, 2020

LETTER: Pick up after your dog

I live in Central Saanich and am an avid walker. Everywhere I…

  • May 18, 2020

LETTER: Clearing the air on summer driving

West Coast residents have a reputation as Canada’s most fit – most…

  • May 17, 2020

LETTER: Speed limit needed on Dallas Road mixed-use pathway

As a resident of Dallas Road, in a unit that faces south,…

  • May 17, 2020