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COLUMN: Child poverty still a problem in B.C.

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP talks child poverty in latest column

  • Aug 26, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

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Victoria Shamrocks celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Search party for missing Langford man
West Shore RCMP seize weapons in Langford

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

MP Report: Wild Pacific salmon must be protected from open-net fish farms

Wild Pacific salmon are an iconic part of B.C.’s economy, environment, and…

  • Jul 29, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Suzuki: We can’t hide from global warming’s consequences

Over the past few months, heat records have broken worldwide. In early…

  • Jul 21, 2018

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

RICKTER SCALE: We’re all descendants of racists

Humans have been slaughtering each other since the first caveman

  • Jul 15, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Assessing seafood retailers’ progress helps consumers and industry

A warm summer day, a cold drink and fish on the grill.…

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

Suzuki: Climate change drives disease-spreading arthropods into new territory

According to an African proverb (and the Dalai Lama), “If you think…

  • Jul 2, 2018

MP Report: Trade spat complicated by misconceptions

Canada’s supply management system has been a feature in the news in…

  • Jul 1, 2018

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27, 2018