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The story of Santa’s quick getaway

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Dec 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

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COLUMN: We must preserve our biodiversity says Green MLA

Adam Olsen is MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Dec 13, 2019

COLUMN: Dealing with discussion on climate change denial

David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation.

  • Dec 12, 2019

Rickter Scale: ‘Twas the night before mayhem

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  • Dec 11, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.

COLUMN: B.C.’s biggest economic and business stories of 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Don’t let anger over homelessness get in the way

Frustration in B.C. grows as the problem persists

  • Dec 1, 2019

Rickter Scale: Another dip in the bottomless pit

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  • Nov 27, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

Rickter Scale: Children in the eye of the porn storm

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  • Nov 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

Rickter Scale: Trump’s relentless war on truth

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Nov 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

DOWNTOWN DIALOGUE: Lights of Wonder connects with community

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association The Downtown Victoria Business Association and…

  • Nov 1, 2019

Wolf: On Halloween, it’s mini 3 Musketeers, then all the rest

What’s your favourite Oct. 31 candy treat?

Rickter Scale: Belated Thanksgiving food for thought

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  • Oct 30, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOUR: How choosing food plays into the climate change war

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the CR-FAIR

  • Oct 29, 2019