Opinion

LETTER: ICF needs to display a little ‘clarity’ of its own

RE: ICF seeking clarity on new government's support (The NEWS, Nov 14).

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTER: NDP has tough decision to make on Site C dam

Re: Dam decision a big test for the NDP (B.C. Views, Nov. 15)

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Letter: No issue with Township bids

Editor: Kim Richter has announced she is running for mayor? Great, finally we can see her fall out of Township council.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Letter: Plenty of positives associated with light rail

Editor: RE: Light rail is the worst decision Surrey can make (langleytimes.com Oct. 28)

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Pulling Together team helping parks

To the person writing about the gorse, I fear that the wrong lessons have been learned from the experience with that invasive.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Letter: Questions remain about supportive housing model

Editor: I have been living in Willoughby over a dozen years. I am so proud of our community as it is serene, safe, family-friendly, and beautiful.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Saanich council fails citizens in moving to rescind EDPA

Over the past two years, Saanich has engaged often with the community regarding the Environmental Development Permit Area (EDPA) bylaw. Public sentiment regarding the EDPA can be determined by considering three documents available on the Saanich website (https://goo.gl/vTnYFP).

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTER: There are dozens of religious symbols that could be added to a crosswalk

In response to Mr. Zerkee's letter sent to Mayor Larry Jangula (and published in the Nov. 16 Comox Valley Record) about the proposal to add a small cross at each end of the rainbow crosswalk, I would like to propose that you also put a pentagram next to the crosses to remind everyone of all the witches that were persecuted, burned, or hung by Christians for their Wiccan beliefs.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTERS: ‘Your ignorance is killing people’

Re: Addiction starts as self choice (Letters, Nov. 15)

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTERS: Take for-profits out of Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremonies

As I have done every November 11th since I moved to the Island in 1988, I attended the Remembrance Day ceremony in Sidney. It's always such a stirring tribute to those who paid the supreme sacrifice . A huge thank you to all who participate and to those that organize it.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

MLA COLUMN: Innovation and the Emerging Economy

Our world is rapidly changing. We are rethinking everything, from how resources are extracted and refined to how they are sold and purchased. As a result, where we live, move, work and play is in transition.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

One more reason to plan ahead

Operation Red Nose will be missed in Langley and Surrey this holiday season

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes criticized by Reverand

LETTER: Retired Reverand urging people not to send shoeboxes through Operation Christmas Child

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Send your letters to editor@oakbaynews.com

I recently attended one of the consultation sessions held by the Oak Bay United church inviting input on their development.

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

Taxing cancer patients is not okay

Editor:

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

We need a Junior B hockey team

Quesnel is worthy of a having a KIJHL hockey team

  • Nov 22nd, 2017

LETTER: Chronic pain and overdoses: young men need help

From reader Cathy Scott-May

  • Nov 21st, 2017

COLUMN: Will West Kootenay forests survive?

As with most things around ecology, the answer is not simple, says columnist Greg Utzig

BC Regional Chief Terry Teegee honoured veterans

Indigenous Veterans recognized on National Aboriginal Veterans Day

  • Nov 21st, 2017