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Letters Sept. 24: Golf club claims are wrong; orcas are of great importance

Letters Sept. 24: Golf club claims are wrong; orcas are of great importance

Claims about golf club are not correct Re: “Saanich looks to raise fees, scrap club privileges at Cedar Hill Golf Course,” Sept. 23. To say the Cedar Hill Golf Club receives preferred teetime bookings is a misleading claim.
Letters Sept. 23: Cruise-ship-free Victoria would be a draw; PM's ego cost us $510 million

Letters Sept. 23: Cruise-ship-free Victoria would be a draw; PM's ego cost us $510 million

Market Victoria as a cruise-ship-free city I was thinking that we should organize a convoy of double-decker buses to invade the Washington state Capitol in Olympia, to protest the repealing of the Passenger Services Act, until I recalled that the lan
Letters Sept. 22: Trudeau and the elusive majority; dogs an exaggerated threat to wildlife

Letters Sept. 22: Trudeau and the elusive majority; dogs an exaggerated threat to wildlife

Trudeau could have won a majority Justin Trudeau likely would have won the majority government he was seeking if not for two decisions, one of which was not even his.
Letters Sept. 21: Can we learn from a stressful pandemic?; loss of handicapped access

Letters Sept. 21: Can we learn from a stressful pandemic?; loss of handicapped access

Find healthy ways to cope with stress Kindness. Remember that word? It hasn’t appeared much on these pages in the last several months. The stress and tension of the pandemic is taking its toll on all of us — some more than others.
Letters Sept. 18: Get shots now rather than later; a peaceful cruise-free summer

Letters Sept. 18: Get shots now rather than later; a peaceful cruise-free summer

Take your medicine before you get sick We are enjoying David Sovka’s series on vaccines. Hilarious and spot on — though I’m guessing my cousin Karen from Alberta and her American husband don’t find it as funny.
Letters Sept. 17: Judges and unpopular decisions; government neglect to blame for health crisis

Letters Sept. 17: Judges and unpopular decisions; government neglect to blame for health crisis

Judges ponder factors we might not know Recent op-eds and letters have suggested that “perhaps the time has come to defund our judges” and that we “get the judges we put up with.
Letters Sept. 16: Refusing health care to the unvaccinated; ordering pizza instead of an ambulance

Letters Sept. 16: Refusing health care to the unvaccinated; ordering pizza instead of an ambulance

If they get COVID, just turn them away Re: “Time for a big stick in dealing with COVID,” letter, Sept. 14.
Letters Sept. 15: Herd immunity vs. insanity; a holiday based on suffering

Letters Sept. 15: Herd immunity vs. insanity; a holiday based on suffering

Herd immunity? We’re not there yet At the outbreak of the current pandemic, everybody was encouraged to get vaccinated in order to create what was referred to as “herd immunity.
Letters Sept. 14: Individual choices and vaccination; PM should always take the high ground

Letters Sept. 14: Individual choices and vaccination; PM should always take the high ground

No man is an island, so get vaccinated As a health-care provider, hearing the anti-vaccine sentiment not only saddens me but frightens me. I fully understand there are people who, for medical reasons, cannot get vaccinated.
Letters Sept. 11: Vast differences in those needing health care; stop playing games with virus

Letters Sept. 11: Vast differences in those needing health care; stop playing games with virus

COVID patients need help much more quickly Re: “Stop the shaming of the ­non-vaccinated,” letter, Sept. 9.