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Jack Knox: It's a mother of a job, but sign me up

Jack Knox: It's a mother of a job, but sign me up

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! We wish you never-ending ­appreciation and recognition by children who always help out around the house, seldom give you an eye-roll and are never found passed out drunk face down in the driveway.
Les Leyne: B.C. to guard mental health rights as it studies crime

Les Leyne: B.C. to guard mental health rights as it studies crime

An amendment to the Mental Health Act would provide new safeguards for the rights of involuntary patients.
Letter: Buntzen Lake time limits 'wildly misleading' and will cause traffic problems

Letter: Buntzen Lake time limits 'wildly misleading' and will cause traffic problems

Hiker says new BC Hydro plan will force people to park in front of residents' homes.
Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Use of paper money has jumped 15 percentage points in the two years since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, survey finds.
Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

B.C. mayors have expressed concern about pattern of "catch and release" for repeat offenders
Jack Knox: He lives in Colwood; he had five large pizzas delivered from a pizzeria in Windsor, Ont.

Jack Knox: He lives in Colwood; he had five large pizzas delivered from a pizzeria in Windsor, Ont.

Pizzas were half-baked and frozen by Antonino's in Windsor, Ont., placed in shipping boxes and overnighted to Victoria.
Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

The volunteers already working around the clock to ready for Ukrainian newcomers know it. The federal and provincial officials bracing for the work flow know it.
Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Data will be collected to spot disparities and inequities in how people of different backgrounds are treated by government
Opinion: Proposal to replace B.C. RCMP with provincial force likely 'dead in the water'

Opinion: Proposal to replace B.C. RCMP with provincial force likely 'dead in the water'

Should B.C. give the RCMP the boot?
Opinion: Shift to electric vehicle acceptance is accelerating slowly in B.C.

Opinion: Shift to electric vehicle acceptance is accelerating slowly in B.C.

Almost three in five British Columbians who drive their own vehicle say it is “very likely” or “moderately likely” that the next one they acquire will be electric.