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Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

The time is ripe to develop federal-provincial/territorial accords towards implementing a national school nutritious meal program
Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it

Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it

As a society, we must shift our collective culture away from a silent complacency around interpersonal trauma and towards intentionally working to prevent it
Opinion: Breaking out of the pandemic slump starts with that first step

Opinion: Breaking out of the pandemic slump starts with that first step

Change up your habits
Opinion: Dr. Bonnie Henry still enjoys widespread support - despite what Twitter says

Opinion: Dr. Bonnie Henry still enjoys widespread support - despite what Twitter says

But a recent poll does show a drop in that support
Yes, your dog can understand what you're saying — to a point

Yes, your dog can understand what you're saying — to a point

For humans, there is a link between the development of language and cognitive skills. Studying the same process in dogs can be used to determine their capabilities at the puppy stage
Return to pre-pandemic office life increasingly unlikely for B.C.

Return to pre-pandemic office life increasingly unlikely for B.C.

Significant numbers of British Columbians don’t think they will see more in-person meetings and travel between offices once the pandemic is over, poll finds.
Opinion: Vaxx-or-tax plan would be a detour down a slippery slope for Canada

Opinion: Vaxx-or-tax plan would be a detour down a slippery slope for Canada

We have no right to be smug about a health system that is underfinanced despite its expense, vulnerable, inflexible and insufficiently modernized, writes Kirk LaPointe
Geoff Johnson: Infamous charter flight to Mexico sign of declining interest in civility

Geoff Johnson: Infamous charter flight to Mexico sign of declining interest in civility

The signs of a move away from the simple civility that was once a hallmark of being Canadian are on show everywhere these days.
Opinion: Not showing up for reservations is harming New West businesses

Opinion: Not showing up for reservations is harming New West businesses

If you can't make an appointment, giving the business a heads up
Opinion: Drunk drivers left ‘terrible trail of death, injury, heartbreak and destruction’ in Burnaby

Opinion: Drunk drivers left ‘terrible trail of death, injury, heartbreak and destruction’ in Burnaby

Two families were forever changed when Roberto Francisco and Sumeet Mangat decided to get behind the wheel in June 2019