Opinion

Mary Lowther column: Growing out your own seeds

Some crops like tomatoes don't cross pollinate well

  • Jul 11, 2020

LETTER: Library would destroy North Saanich trail

The company that built Dean Park Estates did not foresee a library at the site of Panorama Recreation Centre when it donated the land to the District of North Saanich in 1975.

  • Jul 11, 2020

LETTERS: Everyone should be able to enjoy Beacon Hill Lookout

We are heading towards Phase 3 of getting back to a normal life. Almost everything that was closed during the first few months of the COVID-19 scare is now open.

  • Jul 11, 2020

LETTER: Langley man urges seniors to donate COVID benefit

Local man didn't expect funds so decided to pay it forward

  • Jul 11, 2020

FOREST INK: Using observations until detailed results are available

Reliable test results often includes thousands of subjects and many years of observations.

  • Jul 11, 2020

LETTERS: Speeding cyclists pose safety concern on trails

As an avid, lifelong cyclist, I applaud Victoria's efforts to increase bike usage. After spending considerable money on the fantastic bike trails and lanes, can an effort be made to monitor the speed and usage of these trails?

  • Jul 11, 2020

Column: One parenting book certainly doesn’t fit all

Like the fingerprints they are born with – each child is different.

LETTERS: ‘Implied consent’ is not a valid defence to a charge of sexual assault

We would like to thank writer Nina Grossman and the Oak Bay News for the important article in the July 2 issue, "Saanich woman says sexual assault was dismissed by police."

  • Jul 11, 2020

LETTERS: Open the Juan de Fuca ice rink

Westshore Parks and Rec (WSPR) has announced that it will be opening the Q Centre ice rink but not the Juan de Fuca ice rink for the 20/21 winter season.

  • Jul 11, 2020

Mitchell’s Musings: Putting the facts, figures and folly in context

I'm by no means a scientist. I did take Biology 11 and even Chemistry 12 in high school, for some reason, but I always preferred the arts like History and English where there were no right and wrong answers necessarily and you could BS your way to an A by writing an essay slanted to how your teacher viewed the world.

  • Jul 10, 2020

LETTER: Kudos to Mountain Lakes Seniors Community

From reader Anne Macdonald

  • Jul 10, 2020

We’ve done well on COVID, we must do the same on climate change

We have proven on a national and international scale that we humans can mobilize vast efforts

  • Jul 10, 2020

LETTER: First step to correct racist thinking is recognition

Unjust harm can come from those close to biased ideas

  • Jul 10, 2020

LETTER: Colwood council fixing a problem that didn’t exist on Ocean Boulevard

I am a Colwood resident and own two properties in the Lagoon area on Anchorage Avenue. I am writing to express my deep disappointment with recent decisions made by the council regarding Ocean Boulevard.

  • Jul 10, 2020

Relationships key to success for youth in care

By Kimberly Alaric

  • Jul 10, 2020

Finding the right time to pull a band-aid off is a tricky thing

The weekly editorial for the 100 Mile Free Press

  • Jul 10, 2020

BBBSQ going ahead with activities, fundraisers for Quesnel community

The last few months have seen a lot of changes at BBBSQ as we adapt to the 'new normal'

  • Jul 10, 2020

LETTERS: Campers must go from Beacon Hill Park

Campers must not be allowed to stay in Beacon Hill Park. We implore council to do as the taxpayers of Victoria wish.

  • Jul 10, 2020