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LETTER: Save the planet over saving money

More grumbling about a snap election. It is happening and with a…

  • Sep 1, 2021
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<strong>It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact outcome in many B.C. ridings</strong>Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact many B.C. ridings

At the federal level, the Green Party led by Elizabeth May held three of the 42 seats in B.C. not so long ago

  • Aug 30, 2021
<strong>It’s not easy being Green: Erosion of overall support for Paul could impact outcome in many B.C. ridings</strong>Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Federal Green party leader Annamie Paul cuts the ribbon of her campaign office in Toronto Centre on Thursday, July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
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LETTER: There are consequences to growth

I won’t pretend to claim I fully understand the official community plan…

  • Aug 30, 2021
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LETTER: Vaccine passport a necessary action

Is a vaccine passport intruding on my privacy? Yes - but it…

  • Aug 29, 2021
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LETTERS: Pianos sing out for all to hear

She is not Lang Lang, Clara Schumann, Billy Joel or Carole King,…

  • Aug 29, 2021
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LETTER: Sidney has seen enough change

Thank you Nat Klein for your very concise description of our Sidney…

  • Aug 29, 2021
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LETTER: Student housing problem extends beyond Oak Bay

Re: The article on the student housing crisis (Aug. 19). Student housing…

  • Aug 29, 2021
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LETTER: Council must listen to residents’ concerns

Two letters in Oak Bay News of Aug. 19 provide even more…

  • Aug 29, 2021
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LETTER: Aliens nothing to fear

Is alien life real? I cannot prove it, but I think probably…

  • Aug 29, 2021
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LETTER: Growth diminishes Sidney’s charm

I love Sidney and always spend most Saturdays there enjoying shopping and…

  • Aug 28, 2021
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LETTER: Fish market a symbol of Sidney

I noticed that the new Sidney calendar for 2022 is proudly displayed…

  • Aug 28, 2021
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LETTER: Parks strategy will help protect environmentally sensitive areas

We have been dog owners throughout the 35 years that we have…

  • Aug 28, 2021
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LETTER: Closure of COVID assessment centres places undue strain on doctors

I am a patient of Dr. Bourdon with Shoreline Medical Clinic (Brentwood…

  • Aug 27, 2021
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B.C. Premier John Horgan said on June 3 that COVID-19 restrictions won't be eased regionally, “If people want to book arrangements at their favourite place in B.C, you can certainly do that now, but there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to get there,” Horgan said. (NEWS file photo)

FINLAYSON: Time for a ‘health check’ on the tourism industry as summer winds down

To revive the economy, this piece in the strategy is integral, writes Jock Finlayson

  • Aug 26, 2021
B.C. Premier John Horgan said on June 3 that COVID-19 restrictions won't be eased regionally, “If people want to book arrangements at their favourite place in B.C, you can certainly do that now, but there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to get there,” Horgan said. (NEWS file photo)
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LETTER: Time to stop ‘idling’ around

Choosing not to idle is better for your car, saves money and reduces harmful emissions, says reader

  • Aug 26, 2021
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LETTER: New world exclusion zones

Last week, I observed an indigenous youth, corralled by three burly RCMP…

  • Aug 25, 2021
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Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press photos)

Poised for majority or upset? Hopes and fears in 1st week of Canada’s election campaign

First week of this short five-week federal election campaign kicked off with appearances in B.C.

  • Aug 23, 2021
Federal election campaign stops across Canada in the second week of August 2021. (Canadian Press photos)
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LETTER: Housing support key for recruiting doctors

The recent article on housing and the RCMP was focused obviously on…

  • Aug 22, 2021
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LETTER: Wait for pedestrians to get out of crosswalk before making a turn

Dear drivers, when turning right across an intersection’s crosswalk, please wait for…

  • Aug 22, 2021
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LETTER: Sidney must envision the future of its waterfront

Mr. Klein’s letter “Beacon Wharf is one of Sidney’s most precious assets”…

  • Aug 22, 2021
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