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LETTER: Sooke needs private health clinic

Sooke needs a private health-care clinic. It already has a private clinic…

  • Sep 23, 2021
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LETTER: Thanks for nothing, Mr. Prime Minister

Mr. Prime Minister, thanks for nothing. Justin Trudeau’s ego, like his father’s,…

  • Sep 23, 2021
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Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo

Hard lessons and awkward truths from Canada’s 44th federal election

By Bruce Cameron, Black Press Political Columnist Now that we are “back…

  • Sep 22, 2021
Liberal leader and prime minister Justin Trudeau in Iqaluit. Trevor Wright/NNSL photo
Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Analysis: Wildfire and flood disasters are causing ‘climate migration’ within Canada

Polticians need to implement environmental policies or people will go elsewhere

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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LETTER: Charter of Rights a flawed document at its core

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a flawed document at its…

  • Sep 20, 2021
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LETTER: Sooke voter approval ‘baloney’

The two-year-long pandemic and climate crisis show clearly the roots of the…

  • Sep 20, 2021
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LETTER: Options for waterfront lacking

I read the Beacon Wharf Special Edition with great interest and thank…

  • Sep 19, 2021
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LETTER: Letters sum up feelings on development

Kudos to Woody Turnquist and Rod Stiebel for their letters in the…

  • Sep 19, 2021
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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

All in the margins: The size of a Liberal victory could depend on B.C. results

Liberals may even have an outside chance of winning a razor-thin majority

  • Sep 19, 2021
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau makes a campaign stop in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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LETTER: Returns from Amazon warehouse will pile up

Regarding the Amazon warehouse coming to Sidney, where will all the returns…

  • Sep 19, 2021
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LETTER: Expandable leashes put dogs at risk

I think it is time that expandable dog leashes are banned. Twice…

  • Sep 18, 2021
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LETTER: Majority supports environmental protection

An article in the Aug. 26 Peninsula News Review featured the opinions…

  • Sep 18, 2021
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LETTER: Fish market an iconic piece of Sidney

The opening line of the current Town Talk says a lot: “Beacon…

  • Sep 18, 2021
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LETTER: Province allowing an assault on nature

I am fed up. I don’t make much money, I have two…

  • Sep 17, 2021
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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

‘Left Coast’ and balance of power: NDP’s B.C. strength could be key to minority government

The NDP won 24 seats in the 2019 federal election, and almost half (11) are in B.C.

  • Sep 17, 2021
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh puts on his jacket following a morning announcement in Sioux Lookout, Ont., Monday, September 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)

MALCOLMSON: Transforming mental health and substance use care in B.C.

Two years ago, government launched a 10-year plan called A Pathway to Hope

  • Sep 15, 2021
Provincial Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced grants for six communities and organizations on Vancouver Island to address overdose response and awareness efforts. (Black Press file)
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LETTER: The folly of the current political climate

Barbara Tuchman asks in the first chapter of her classic The March…

  • Sep 12, 2021
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LETTER: Langford mayor dismisses input from residents

The Goldstream Gazette article that features Mayor Stew Young’s unsavoury comments targeted…

  • Sep 12, 2021
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LETTER: Clarification needed on secondary suite survey

Urban Systems’ secondary suite process needs a major correction. Question 11 of…

  • Sep 11, 2021
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LETTER: Sidney following the path of Leduc, Alta.

My favourite city in all the world, Sidney, B.C., succumbs to big…

  • Sep 11, 2021
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