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Christine Duhaime: The wild FTX Ponzi scheme touched Vancouver

Christine Duhaime: The wild FTX Ponzi scheme touched Vancouver

One struggles to find the words to describe the FTX debacle.
Rob Shaw: Health care, crime and climate issues will define Eby’s first year as premier

Rob Shaw: Health care, crime and climate issues will define Eby’s first year as premier

As David Eby prepares to be sworn in as premier, it’s worth looking at the political landscape he will inherit in B.C. compared to only one year ago.
Survey: Morality increasingly considered a barrier to health-care access in Canada

Survey: Morality increasingly considered a barrier to health-care access in Canada

Over the past four and half years, Research Co. and Glacier Media have asked Canadians about a wide range of issues.
Meet Premier Eby: The new leader of British Columbia

Meet Premier Eby: The new leader of British Columbia

Almost no one is surprised Eby is about to be sworn in as premier.
Jordan Bateman: Lions hope Rourke’s next pass falls incomplete

Jordan Bateman: Lions hope Rourke’s next pass falls incomplete

For the good of Canadian football, we need to find a way to keep Nathan Rourke playing Canadian football. Specifically, back in B.C.
Rob Shaw: Don’t be surprised if Surrey transitions back to the RCMP

Rob Shaw: Don’t be surprised if Surrey transitions back to the RCMP

There’s an old axiom in politics: The voters are never wrong. That goes doubly so in Surrey, where voters comprise one of the most important blocks of support in B.C. politics. As Surrey goes, quite often, so does the government.
Rob Shaw: Eby promises to take over the Downtown Eastside – but what's the plan?

Rob Shaw: Eby promises to take over the Downtown Eastside – but what's the plan?

Incoming B.C. premier David Eby is promising to take over Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside to stop its continued slide into chaos from tent encampments, crime and the overdose crisis, saying he’s aware of the political risks in taking ownership of the issue but that the status quo can no longer stand.
Mario Canseco: British Columbians having a hard time digesting food price hikes

Mario Canseco: British Columbians having a hard time digesting food price hikes

As British Columbia heads towards the holiday season, residents of the province are paying attention to how they spend money.
Keith Baldrey: Human touch has marked Horgan’s time in office

Keith Baldrey: Human touch has marked Horgan’s time in office

Anecdotes shed light on how much down-to-earth leader has enjoyed serving as B.C.’s premier.
Kirk LaPointe: Cannabis sector being taxed, restricted, regulated into insolvency

Kirk LaPointe: Cannabis sector being taxed, restricted, regulated into insolvency

There was a time not so long ago that it was hard to muster any sympathy for cannabis retailers. I would argue – and probably with some of you, I would have to do so quite strenuously – that the time has come.
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