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Renu Bakshi: ‘Calm before the storm’ – upcoming death laws test Canada’s woke values

Renu Bakshi: ‘Calm before the storm’ – upcoming death laws test Canada’s woke values

You can see a euthanasia assessor in Vancouver sooner than a family doctor.
Rob Shaw: Premier Eby running up spending to catch up to crises

Rob Shaw: Premier Eby running up spending to catch up to crises

David Eby has hit the ground running as premier, but what’s also running right alongside him is the financial tab accompanying his many promises.
Les Leyne: Leaked audit found rampant mismanagement of housing money

Les Leyne: Leaked audit found rampant mismanagement of housing money

B.C. Liberal critics said the full story was suppressed and minimized under Eby’s watch.
Les Leyne: David Eby's burst of ideas leaves you wondering

Les Leyne: David Eby's burst of ideas leaves you wondering

Eby has noted a few times that a lot of work has gone into the announcements he used to launch his premiership.
Rob Shaw: Prepare for the province to bigfoot municipalities on housing

Rob Shaw: Prepare for the province to bigfoot municipalities on housing

“That is not what this bill is about. This bill is about building that framework so we never get to that place," says Premier David Eby
Rob Shaw: Why David Eby changed his mind on prosecutors and repeat offenders

Rob Shaw: Why David Eby changed his mind on prosecutors and repeat offenders

Premier David Eby surprised many on Sunday when he announced a government directive to Crown prosecutors to do more, where possible, on “the risk that repeat violent offenders pose to public safety in British Columbia.
Survey finds mixed support for hosting major sporting events in B.C.

Survey finds mixed support for hosting major sporting events in B.C.

Over the past two years, British Columbians developed a love-hate relationship with the possibility of Vancouver hosting the Winter Olympics for the second time.
Jack Knox: Ten-plaque bench is a celebration, not a memorial

Jack Knox: Ten-plaque bench is a celebration, not a memorial

Most commemorative benches, picnic tables and other pieces of public furniture are dedicated to people only after they’re gone. Most are in loving memory of the dearly departed, not the happily here.
Opinion: YVR’s CEO piloting the recovery of the place where humanity meets

Opinion: YVR’s CEO piloting the recovery of the place where humanity meets

If you look it up today, you will find that Tamara Vrooman became CEO at YVR on Canada Day in 2020. But it wasn’t the YVR we knew. And she couldn’t be the CEO we knew, even the CEO that she knew.
Rob Shaw: Premier Eby hits the ground sprinting to catch up to B.C.'s crises

Rob Shaw: Premier Eby hits the ground sprinting to catch up to B.C.'s crises

For most new premiers, their swearing-in day is a leisurely victory lap. Typically, they pose for the cameras, introduce their new cabinet and pat themselves on the back for winning an election or leadership race.
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