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B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

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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Mainroad joins Shift Into Winter
Rainbow trout released into local lakes
Sooke Shelter Society addresses homelessness
Pacheedaht First Nation

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

B.C. VIEWS: Big money and local elections

Slates discouraged in civic politics, unions get green light

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

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

  • Aug 2nd, 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

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

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20th, 2018

RICKTER SCALE: We’re all descendants of racists

Humans have been slaughtering each other since the first caveman

  • Jul 15th, 2018

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

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

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

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

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

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

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 27th, 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