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Opinion: Recommendations, yes, apologies, no, in wake of heat dome tragedy

Opinion: Recommendations, yes, apologies, no, in wake of heat dome tragedy

A report from the provincial coroner’s “death review panel” makes it impossible to single out a clear culprit for the deaths of 619 victims in last June’s heat dome
Letter to the editor: HandyDART service must catch up and keep up with our aging population

Letter to the editor: HandyDART service must catch up and keep up with our aging population

Providing the services older seniors need over the next decade will be a defining social and political challenge
Opinion: The need for less speed on neighbourhood streets a top safety priority for most British Columbians

Opinion: The need for less speed on neighbourhood streets a top safety priority for most British Columbians

Decreasing the speed limit on residential streets is a popular idea with supporters of all three major parties in B.C.
Opinion: BC Liberals level political playing field

Opinion: BC Liberals level political playing field

Opposition party ends free ride that allowed governing BC NDP to coast relatively trouble-free for years.
Opinion: Making sense of eliminating cents varies across the country

Opinion: Making sense of eliminating cents varies across the country

Next year, our country will mark 10 years without the presence of a functioning one-cent coin in our pockets and purses
Jean Charest: Canadian Conservatives need substantive policy ideas — not conspiracy theories

Jean Charest: Canadian Conservatives need substantive policy ideas — not conspiracy theories

"We don’t have a freedom problem. We have a Trudeau problem."
The last chapter: Jewish girl's bravery adds twist to Pat Bay war story

The last chapter: Jewish girl's bravery adds twist to Pat Bay war story

This tale, the story of the Second World War flyer who died twice — once in Europe, the second time on Vancouver Island — was wild enough in 2017. The plot just took another twist.
Opinion: Departure time: why these two political leaders should step aside

Opinion: Departure time: why these two political leaders should step aside

From the heart in one case, from the head in another, I implore John Horgan and Doug McCallum: Step aside. Two significant political leaders are at critical career junctures. For vastly different reasons, they would be wisest to leave their posts.
Editorial: Federal government must pay more for health care

Editorial: Federal government must pay more for health care

Opinion: Charities continue to be the hardest sell in the new world of online digital transactions

Opinion: Charities continue to be the hardest sell in the new world of online digital transactions

Many British Columbians have concerms about their digital information and this affects how they partake in specific activities related to technology