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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

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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

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?