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Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

I spent many of my formative school years in the U.S., where safety drills for hurricanes and anything more sinister were the norm. And sometimes when I did have to hide under my desk, it wasn't a drill. As more school shootings are reported, I wonder what those classroom experiences really taught.
Letter: Please remember that pedestrians have the right of way

Letter: Please remember that pedestrians have the right of way

Scooter drivers must be taught to ride responsibly.
Survey: Bike lane debate in Vancouver gradually losing its momentum

Survey: Bike lane debate in Vancouver gradually losing its momentum

In 2022, significant majorities of Vancouverites support the concept of separated bike lanes
Opinion: Call for good community journalism is loud and clear

Opinion: Call for good community journalism is loud and clear

Need for local media is as strong as ever despite challenges for industry over past two decades.
Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Government should have involved the public more in its museum decisions
Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

There’s a culprit behind health-care shortages in B.C. Its name? Bureaucracy.
Keith Baldrey: Can political parties keep it together?

Keith Baldrey: Can political parties keep it together?

Political infighting that toppled Alberta premier Jason Kenney not limited to provincial parties.
Opinion: Gang of four needs cohesion not fragmentation in 2022’s fight for city hall

Opinion: Gang of four needs cohesion not fragmentation in 2022’s fight for city hall

Each challenger has an authentic purpose of public service.
Opinion: Pandemic’s retreat softening public opinion poll for politicians

Opinion: Pandemic’s retreat softening public opinion poll for politicians

Opinion: Recessionary storm casting dark clouds over economic optimism

Opinion: Recessionary storm casting dark clouds over economic optimism

At any other recent time, our economic indices would be considered enviable. We live amid full employment, with more jobs than pre-pandemic, as evidenced by a labour shortage. We are flush with investment capital.