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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.
Column: Decriminalizing drugs a positive step, but 'still a long way to go'

Column: Decriminalizing drugs a positive step, but 'still a long way to go'

A Tri-Cities woman believes those possessing small amounts of illicit drugs will be less stigmatized by the public.
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