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Editorial: Housing action is what we need

Editorial: Housing action is what we need

A reader contacted us this week to tell us that her worst nightmare had happened: the owners of the house she rented had decided to retire and wanted to move in on May 1.
Opinion: NDP fail to take ownership of Site C

Opinion: NDP fail to take ownership of Site C

Premier John Horgan is getting good at his “she-made-me-do-it, I’ve-got-no-choice” performance when it comes to the Site C dam.

Masks and mutual respect

Editor: “I wear a mask to protect you so you must wear a mask to protect me.” Here is why I don’t need you to wear a mask to protect me: I believe that masks are not effective protection against an airborne virus.

Hefty price to connect

Editor: You reported in the Feb. 26 article, “High-speed internet coming to Egmont, Kleindale areas,” that telecommunications giant, Telus, a private company, “received $6.

Ecosystem not just trees

Editor: Much is said about planting trees to aid carbon sequestration. What is not said but imperative to understand is that trees alone are not the answer, they are simply the most visible part of the answer.

Moratorium on new STRs

Editor: This letter was sent to Sechelt mayor and council. Mayor Siegers is to be applauded for asking our planning staff at the Feb 3 council meeting to work on a revamped zoning bylaw “sooner rather than later.

Hosed by bad process

Editor: This letter was sent to Sechelt council. I would like to express my frustration with the budget planning process. The budget meeting held on March 1 was nowhere to be found on the District of Sechelt home page.
Opinion: Tesla owners: enviro-saviours or enviro-Chads?

Opinion: Tesla owners: enviro-saviours or enviro-Chads?

'For a while, every time I saw a Tesla drive past me on the highway, I could feel myself throw up a little in my mouth. It was a bitter, bitter taste.'
Opinion: It's time to ditch school dress codes for good

Opinion: It's time to ditch school dress codes for good

Sexist dress codes continue to perpetuate rape culture. Throw in racism and classism, and it's time to move B.C. schools' policies into the 21st century.
Opinion: A new fix for the link

Opinion: A new fix for the link

Even a cursory look at the third-quarter results of BC Ferries’ fiscal year is enough to show that whatever capital and operational plans were in place prior to the pandemic are certain to be shaken up once we’re on the other side.