Letters

Letters: April 2, 2015

Student activism out of control I am writing to register my surprise at seeing a good-faith effort at promoting green, healthy means of transportation disparaged because it was not sufficiently…

Letter from the editor

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Letters: Nov. 27

Re: “Board Shorts: Nov. 17“, “Board Shorts: Nov. 3“, “Board Shorts: Oct. 20” I thank you for your coverage of the recent censure of Director of Finance Cheema and near…

Re: Is Changes coming to the capital?

I applaud Changes the Clown. He reminds us that by using art, and something that draws attention, we can build public support and find real solutions to real problems. Still,…

Letters: Month of June

Re: “Fighting words: photo exhibit on indigenous oppression inspires conversation,” May 26, 2014 The problem with the CJPME’s photo exhibit was only alluded to with one short phrase in May’s…

Letters: Month of May

Re: “Out of the classroom and into the real world,” May 8, 2014 I understand Mr. Schwartz’s desire to level with us young-adults—I can envision him, sitting in his backwards…

Policing youth radicalization

“Officer, please, can you come and pick up my 14-year-old son? He’s exhibiting symptoms of ‘radicalization.’ The front page of the March 4th National Post instructed me to turn over…

Cyclist enforcement drama

I’m writing about a situation I witnessed on March 12 in the UVic bus exchange, between two police officers and a student on her bike. It was around noon and quite busy…

Letters: Week of February 27

Refocus on ferries On Feb. 5, the B.C. government released its report on a round of public consultations on ferry service. The report states that a majority of respondents opposed…