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Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

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COLUMN: Newspapers matter, now more than ever

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 1-7

  • Oct 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Adrian Dix’s private clinic crackdown begins

Province ramps up MRI machines, but what about surgery?

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26, 2018

RICKTER SCALE: With apologies to good Catholics everywhere

Columnist ponders whether this pope will break the persisting cycle of silence

  • Sep 26, 2018

MP Report: Battle bullying, wear orange on Sept. 30

Murray Rankin serves as Member of Parliament for Victoria

  • Sep 25, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Food Security Plan moves ahead in Saanich

Linda Geggie For the Saanich News On Sept. 17 it was quite…

  • Sep 25, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

GUEST OPINION: Outgoing Sooke municipal counsellor expresses gratitude

Bev Berger leaving politics after 10 years

  • Sep 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

The knock that echoes forever

Rick Stiebel | Contributed It’s the knock that no one wants to…

  • Sep 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

RICKTER SCALE: The only good one is a dead one

Rick Stiebel | Columnist Although some of my best friends are white,…

  • Aug 27, 2018

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