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GUEST COMMENT: Chamber clears up a few misconceptions

‘We are committed to continually improving the chamber,’ says president

  • Feb 19, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

GUEST COLUMN: Make uniforms mandatory in schools

Once thought of as a bad idea, the writer now thinks differently about school uniforms

  • Feb 13, 2020

COLUMN: Models of care have varied greatly between ICBC and WorkSafe

Fighting to prove serious injuries doesn’t help anybody

COLUMN: Self-service is just a matter of greed

It recently occurred to me that I’m doing a lot of work…

B.C. VIEWS: The glacial pace of resource development

As delays continue, costs climb and confusion reigns

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B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis challenges hurt B.C. economy

It’s a mishmash of rules for cannabis sales in B.C.’s municipalities

Column: Meet Esquimalt Recreation Centre’s newest member

Small acts of kindness bring out the best in community members

  • Jan 31, 2020

COLUMN: Lessons from a failed bureaucrat

Sometimes the rules need to be applied with reason

B.C. VIEWS: New coronavirus outbreak an important reminder

Walking the line between cautious and alarmist

Downtown Dialogue: Downtown Victoria building on its momentum

There’s no doubt 2019 was a significant year for Downtown Victoria with…

  • Jan 24, 2020

MLA REPORT: Ferry terminal protest divides community

MLA Adam Olsen says Wet’suwet’en supporters have democratic right to protest

  • Jan 22, 2020

COLUMN: Governments should modernize their processes, get with the times for 2020

Laura Jones is the chief strategic officer at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Jan 22, 2020

PHOTOS: Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow stopped paper carriers

More than 180 carriers brave the snow for deliveries

B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

PEOPLE ‘N’ PLACES: Parvez earns wings on Vomit Comet

Sou-ke First Nation members Emily Crooks and Alison Sudlow are among 612…

  • Jan 16, 2020

EDITORIAL: Understanding what assessments mean

Budgets are determined by considering the amount of money a municipal government will need

  • Jan 13, 2020

COLUMN: Home ownership is more than a mortgage

Buying a home has always been something that I associate with becoming…

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

COLUMN: Here’s an idea: pick up your litter

Not a problem you say? It’s worse than you probably think.