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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
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
Murray Rankin is the MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Murray Rankin’s office)

MLA REPORT: Turning empty houses into homes for people

By Murray Rankin MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head There is no question…

  • Aug 6, 2022
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LETTER: Pedestrians need more protection

The highway between Langford and Sooke is used by about 7,500 vehicles…

  • Aug 4, 2022
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Premier Horgan blows gas

Re: B.C. premier pitches plan for less gas from cattle (News, July…

  • Aug 3, 2022
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LETTER: Pull over, so other drivers can pass

I almost broke the law on July 30 when I was prepared…

  • Aug 3, 2022
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LETTER: Consider donating ICBC rebate cheque

My rebate cheque for $110 from ICBC arrived in the mail. The…

  • Aug 3, 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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LETTER: Lone progressive voice on Langford council appreciated

Langford council’s continued rejection of our lone progressive councillor’s motions on important…

  • Aug 6, 2022
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LETTER: Giving credit to the invisible first responders

After reading “Our View” in the Peninsula News Review July 28, I…

  • Aug 6, 2022
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A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: Chilliwack Fair’s display of tank crushing cars deemed ‘insensitive’ in light of Ukraine war

Chilliwack has a proud military history but military tanks shouldn’t be crushing civilian vehicles

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)
A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CAMERON: Can a new captain at BC Ferries set the ship straight?

Joy McPhail moves on to herculean challenge of fixing problem-plagued BC Ferries

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Local groomers can offer pet-specific tips to help ease any apprehension around trimming nails. (Pixabay photo)

All About Pets: Grooming doesn’t just benefit your animals

Pet care is a responsibility of pet ownership

  • Jul 31, 2022
Local groomers can offer pet-specific tips to help ease any apprehension around trimming nails. (Pixabay photo)
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LETTER: Birdfeeders not needed in summer

Aside from a virus affecting birds now, I point out that feeding…

  • Aug 1, 2022
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LETTER: Victoria council turns page on governance report

When you visit the press release section on the City of Victoria…

  • Aug 1, 2022
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LETTER: Gas prices defy explanation

It is a relief to see gas prices coming down - at…

  • Aug 1, 2022
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LETTER: Electric vehicles left out of show

As a former Oak Bay resident, it has been my habit to…

  • Aug 1, 2022
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LETTER: When will people learn dogs and hot cars don’t mix?

Ten years ago, on a warm afternoon, my partner and I were…

  • Jul 31, 2022
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LETTER: What’s in a name: definitions needed for First Nations language

Victoria’s Trutch Street has been renamed Su’it (say-EET), “truth” street. Born in…

  • Jul 31, 2022
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LETTER: Rural living still has a place in Saanich

When you choose to live in rural Saanich, you are choosing to…

  • Jul 31, 2022
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