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B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

Food matters: Let’s temper enthusiasm about avocados

Drug cartels invading Mexican avocado farms

  • Oct 4th, 2017

B.C. VIEWS: Fanning fear of fire and flood

Here’s real evidence for our record wildfire season

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Construction crane tips over at Nanaimo work site
B.C. Transit and RDN unveil NextRide bus rider technology
Vesna Ukrainian dancers to perform at Malaspina Theatre
First Urban Art Gallery mural is up

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians loot public treasury

John Horgan’s sudden reversal puts parties on welfare

B.C. VIEWS: Plucking the golden goose

B.C. NDP, federal Liberals raise high-earner income tax to 50%

Active life: Moving around boosts energy

We’ve all been told over and over again that exercise is good for us, so it must be true, right?

  • Sep 11th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Little integrity left to protect

Darryl Plecas taints an already shabby B.C. political scene

Indigenous bureaucracy grows again

B.C. offers stalled development, gambling money

More food trucks in city would be a delight

The arrival of food trucks in our cities is a welcome addition to community culture

  • Sep 4th, 2017

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

No easy answers in ICBC mess

David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

No easy answers in ICBC mess

David Eby blames problems that have already been fixed

OPINION: Battle against intolerance will be fought in history classrooms

A complete accounting of the past – not platitudes – is our best weapon against racist mistruths

Grizzly hunt ban aims at cities

John Horgan’s NDP rushes announcement to raise money

BC VIEWS: Notes from the forest fire zone

Media hype aside, this is not the worst fire season ever

A one-in-a-million piece of good news

Good news was in my own backyard

Not everyone has the same food choices

Food swamps, or areas where you can get a lot of unhealthy food, are a big problem

  • Aug 1st, 2017

B.C. unions, protesters move up

John Horgan government pleases labour, environmentalists

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality