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Letter: Picking a winner

Re: Facebook fails to get $50M lawsuit by accused Sooke fraudster dismissed…

  • Aug 26, 2022
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Drowning is “not the violent splashing and shouting for help that one sees on TV. There’s no screaming or flailing of arms,” writes reporter Jenna Hauck. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

COLUMN: Drowning is silent; familiarize yourself with the signs of it

Chilliwack reporter shares what signs of drowning look like after incident with son in pool

Drowning is “not the violent splashing and shouting for help that one sees on TV. There’s no screaming or flailing of arms,” writes reporter Jenna Hauck. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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Letter: Time for payback

Re: Accused fraudsters $50M Facebook lawsuit to proceed (News, Aug. 18) Given…

  • Aug 24, 2022
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LETTER: Not all parts of Oak Bay are suitable for infill housing

Like a lot of people in B.C., I migrated west and arrived…

  • Aug 21, 2022
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LETTER: Town workers come to the rescue

A big thank you to the Town of Sidney maintenance workers who…

  • Aug 21, 2022
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LETTER: Cadboro Bay plan disregards tsunami risk

On Monday, Aug. 22, Saanich council will consider a new local area…

  • Aug 21, 2022
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LETTER: Keep name of Mount Douglas

I’ve walked up Mt. Doug’s trails (and non-trails) too many times to…

  • Aug 20, 2022
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LETTER: Chief’s criticism of Oak Bay council unfair

In a recent article, Songhees Chief Ronald Sam accuses Oak Bay council…

  • Aug 20, 2022
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LETTER: Saanich projects don’t address affordability

When a major issue in housing today is affordability, Saanich council continues…

  • Aug 19, 2022
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LETTER: Doctor shortage taking a toll on British Columbians’ health

If you live in British Columbia, you could be among the one…

  • Aug 14, 2022
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LETTER: Put the brakes on Tillicum bike lanes

I just finished reading the article in the Saanich News about the…

  • Aug 14, 2022
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LETTER: Styrofoam pollution a threat to marine life

On the first warm days of the season, B.C. residents flock to…

  • Aug 14, 2022
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LETTER: Beach work followed strict guidelines

The Peninsula News Review is vitally important to our community, so it…

  • Aug 14, 2022
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LETTER: Island rail line only requires imagination

Contrary to Premier John Horgan’s whining, there is nothing “profound” about the…

  • Aug 13, 2022
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LETTER: Surveys fail to gauge local concerns

Two recent online surveys were created by the municipality of Saanich, claiming…

  • Aug 13, 2022
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COLUMN: Volunteer opportunities aplenty across Greater Victoria

Spend some time helping others in your community

  • Aug 13, 2022
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LETTER: Heritage passport a labour of love

The Saanich Heritage Passport was a resident/volunteer-driven project. The Saanich Heritage Foundation…

  • Aug 13, 2022
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LETTER: Embrace changes for a more vibrant Saanich

I read with a wince the curmudgeonly opinion of lifelong Saanich resident…

  • Aug 12, 2022
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LETTER: Roaming cats a threat to birds

About 140,000 birds a year have been estimated to fall prey to…

  • Aug 6, 2022
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Instead of fertilizer, use a layer of organic compost once or twice a year. Compost improves soil structure which leads to less water runoff, releases nutrients slowly and doesn’t disturb natural organisms in the soil. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rein in the fertilizer and enjoy local organic abundance

Too much fertilizer can make it more difficult for plants to absorb nutrients

  • Aug 6, 2022
Instead of fertilizer, use a layer of organic compost once or twice a year. Compost improves soil structure which leads to less water runoff, releases nutrients slowly and doesn’t disturb natural organisms in the soil. (Black Press Media file photo)