These are the criteria for SVO articles.

  • Maximum length is 750 words
  • Issue-based articles must include all perspectives. Quotes from both sides of an issue must be attempted
  • Articles must have verifiable sources
  • Articles must not be written in first person
  • Articles must quote at least one source
  • Articles must be local… not provincial, national, international
  • Articles that focus on regional issues must bring the issue back to Saanich and the Peninsula.
  • Letters to the Editor, op-eds, and opinion pieces will only be considered if print space permits.


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