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Charla Huber: Fall brings pumpkin spice and election announcements

Charla Huber: Fall brings pumpkin spice and election announcements

In the next week or so, we’ll be inundated with announcements and candidates’ names posted throughout the region’s 13 municipalities
Trevor Hancock: Community safety is about more than crime

Trevor Hancock: Community safety is about more than crime

From a public-health perspective, unintentional injuries are by far a larger problem
Monique Keiran: Researchers tackle mystery of missing bear toes, floating feet

Monique Keiran: Researchers tackle mystery of missing bear toes, floating feet

Five years after B.C. officials solved the decade-long mystery of detached sneaker-clad feet washing up on shore in the region, the cause of another foot mystery has been identified: grizzlies with missing toes
Geoff Johnson: American education failures too close for comfort

Geoff Johnson: American education failures too close for comfort

Developing the ability to think beyond the superficial is now key to education, mainly because of the increasing availability of new communication technologies and virtual-media sources that can be used to mislead and overwhelm
Comment: Canada needs to rebuild its shipbuilding industrial base, open a fourth shipyard

Comment: Canada needs to rebuild its shipbuilding industrial base, open a fourth shipyard

A commentary by a retired naval officer who lives in Victoria.
Letters Sept. 10: Lasting memories of the Queen; rent increases, salary increases

Letters Sept. 10: Lasting memories of the Queen; rent increases, salary increases

Adrian Raeside cartoon: The Queen

Adrian Raeside cartoon: The Queen

Comment: Still no justice: A signed deal, a new tax with little notice, and the loss of $300,000

Comment: Still no justice: A signed deal, a new tax with little notice, and the loss of $300,000

A commentary by a Colwood resident.
Letters Sept. 8: How prevalent is COVID, really?; wealthy should pay their share

Letters Sept. 8: How prevalent is COVID, really?; wealthy should pay their share

Editorial: Sober thought needed on alcohol guidelines

Editorial: Sober thought needed on alcohol guidelines

Study doesn’t address some crucial issues