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Editorial: Keep blood donations voluntary

Editorial: Keep blood donations voluntary

Canadian Blood Services fears that if domestic production isn’t boosted by commercial suppliers, we may fall short in the years ahead.
Letters Aug. 17: Overworked nurses don't need your abuse; Victoria's tax rate far too high

Letters Aug. 17: Overworked nurses don't need your abuse; Victoria's tax rate far too high

Letters Aug. 16: Kudos for Victoria's natural-gas ban; democracies need more than just voting

Letters Aug. 16: Kudos for Victoria's natural-gas ban; democracies need more than just voting

Comment: Psychiatric housing needs to be provided for homeless people who are mentally ill

Comment: Psychiatric housing needs to be provided for homeless people who are mentally ill

A commentary by a retired registered nurse and registered practical nurse who is a long-time resident of Victoria.
Letters Aug. 15: Parking, cycling and health insurance

Letters Aug. 15: Parking, cycling and health insurance

Be upbeat and gracious when you go to pay your parking fine
Charla Huber: Langford mayor delivers medicine bags from Indigenous youth to children in Ukraine

Charla Huber: Langford mayor delivers medicine bags from Indigenous youth to children in Ukraine

Medicine bags are a cultural item used for healing and protection
Trevor Hancock: For a livable region, we must minimize building waste and energy consumption

Trevor Hancock: For a livable region, we must minimize building waste and energy consumption

In North America, we spend on average 90 per cent of our time indoors.
Monique Keiran: Kicking Horse Canyon, where danger lurks for drivers, finally being tamed

Monique Keiran: Kicking Horse Canyon, where danger lurks for drivers, finally being tamed

$601-million project is the final, fourth stage of upgrades to the canyon highway
Geoff Johnson: Linguistic doorways open up other ways of life

Geoff Johnson: Linguistic doorways open up other ways of life

Bilingualism at any level of expertise has been found to have neurological benefits
Letters Aug. 13: Council out of its depth in natural-gas ban; a monstrosity arises in Saanich

Letters Aug. 13: Council out of its depth in natural-gas ban; a monstrosity arises in Saanich