Opinion

Letter: Rare birds flock to South Okanagan

From Trumpeter swans and pelicans to sandhill cranes, a sighting is always fun

  • Sep 27, 2021

Letter: Old growth trees are worth more standing than when cut

42,880 in forestry-related jobs have been lost while we were busy clear-cutting old growth forests

  • Sep 27, 2021

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Allay needle fears

The number of anti-vaxxers who are simply scared of needles is under-reported, says letter writer

  • Sep 27, 2021

Our View: Election was a mandate for MPs to get to work

Canadians voted for action, not another re-run election in 18 to 24 months

EDITORIAL: Election wastes $600 million for nothing

The most costly election in Canadian history and voters did not even have an appetite for change

  • Sep 27, 2021

Green candidate’s open letter to SOWK residents

Green Party candidate Tara Howse comments on election results and political future

LETTER: Does the Sooke roundabout need traffic cameras?

Do the citizens of Sooke think that we need cameras at the roundabout?

  • Sep 27, 2021

Letter: Playing politics with the virus

Wonder if they think the cost in financial and human terms was/is worth it?

  • Sep 27, 2021

OPINION: Beyond the Numbers; Canada’s Changing Party System

Six parties win significant level of support

  • Sep 27, 2021

Curling is a game for the all ages

Cloverdale Curling Club has been in operation for more than 40 years

  • Sep 27, 2021

Wild Sky Sisters: Libra Season, where the “self” meets “other”

Wild Sky Sisters is a joint venture between Angela Moffitt and Tamara McLellan

  • Sep 27, 2021

LETTER: Celebrate Sooke! was an enjoyable event

In her Sept. 23 letter to the editor, Nina Leshinskaya writes in part: "those were two days of noise and air pollution." She was referring to the Sept. 18 Celebrate Sooke! event held at John Phillips Memorial Park.

  • Sep 27, 2021

Painful Truth: All governments are fragile

There's nothing that protects Canada from stress on our democracy

Chris Wilkinson column: Election brings reflection on self-leadership

Given the election was this week, leadership is top of mind.

  • Sep 26, 2021

MLA’s Corner: Doing the right thing is tough

I continue to encourage everyone to choose to get vaccinated

  • Sep 26, 2021

FOREST INK: Wildfire prevention in an American town

A new generation of residents saw forests as places for recreation and serenity

  • Sep 26, 2021

Drivesmart column: Driving without a licence

It will be the end of the trip as you will be prevented from driving further

  • Sep 26, 2021

LETTER: The choice is part of the problem, or part of the solution

It "makes me sick" to see and hear about anti vaccine and masks movement

  • Sep 26, 2021

FOREST INK: Wildfire prevention in an American town

Jim Hilton pens a column on forestry each week for the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

  • Sep 26, 2021

French Connection: Changes in the works

This has been a hectic week for me as I'm moving to the Senior's Village this week

  • Sep 26, 2021