Opinion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Snow-covered sidewalks are a hazard

City refuses to change its current operational practices, says letter writer

  • Jan 20, 2020

Surrey-White Rock group serves as a bridge to Canadian society

Columnist Frank Bucholtz says helping new Canadians 'participate in the community is a great objective'

LETTER: Marijuana has many benefits

I read the recent letter from a resident who was happy that a marijuana dispensary will not be allowed to open on Beacon Avenue. He didn't want "pot heads," walking around in Sidney. Not allowing a dispensary to open seems rather hypocritical considering there is a distillery at the end of the street.

  • Jan 20, 2020

Letter: Make Richardson, Haultain one-way streets

One way streets much safer for drivers, cyclists

  • Jan 20, 2020

Bell McKinnon residents feel ripped off by moratorium proposal

The enemy here is poorly developed and dogmatic policy that is polarizing the community.

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER: All quiet on the opioid front

International Overdose Awareness Day came and went. Recovery Day disappeared into the discard pile of calendar events along with the hopes of political election rhetoric. Many people were trained to administer naloxone, many attended to well-informed guest speakers and many more picked up information brochures on our opioid crisis (crisis: an unstable or crucial state of affairs, especially one with the distinct possibility of a highly undesirable outcome).

  • Jan 20, 2020

Bobcat Fairy visits Gibbins Road driveway

For the second year in a row, you have cleared our very long driveway

  • Jan 20, 2020

Reinhard: Countless seniors exploring medical potential of marijuana

New options available for self-care

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER: Homeless person left out in the cold

There is a homeless person in North Saanich/Sidney and I am very concerned for her. She is 67 and has had cancer and cannot afford to rent anywhere in the area.

  • Jan 20, 2020

LETTER: Langley contributed to vital bird count

Annual bird count organizers see bigger volunteer turnout this year

  • Jan 20, 2020

Robert Barron column: Winter can be hard, but it brings back good memories

I would carefully poke the handle of the shovel through the snow until it bumped into a solid object

FOREST INK: Developing a local market for biochar

A good place to start is an article in the 2016 BC Organic Grower Journal by Marjorie Harris

  • Jan 19, 2020

Forestry Ink: Developing a local market for biochar

Regular columnist Jim Hilton shares more information about biochar

  • Jan 19, 2020

Editorial cartoon for Jan. 16

By Rob Buchanan

  • Jan 19, 2020

Drivesmart column: Pedestrian visibility at night

Walk to stay alive

  • Jan 19, 2020

LETTER: Problems existed before Big Bar slide

As a response to the letter by Mel Arnold in the Jan. 9 issue of the 100 Mile Free Press.

  • Jan 19, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan's biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

  • Jan 19, 2020

WEB POLL: More snow plows, more taxes?

Would you support a tax increase for better snow clearing?

  • Jan 18, 2020

LETTER: Langley volunteer cancer driver missed being in the saddle

Cancer patients have few options to get to and from appointments, a letter writer explains

  • Jan 18, 2020