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Opinion: 'Cynical Spreaders' not solely to blame for COVID-19 surge

Opinion: 'Cynical Spreaders' not solely to blame for COVID-19 surge

Are the “Cynical Spreaders” winning the day right now or are our rising COVID-19 numbers simply a reflection of how tough it is to combat this virus? “Cynical Spreaders” is the title that pollster Angus Reid Institute conferred back in the summer on
Letter: Why is Canada Post abetting spread of propaganda in the Tri-Cities?

Letter: Why is Canada Post abetting spread of propaganda in the Tri-Cities?

The Editor, “ Brochure slams Coquitlam school district China-backed Confucius Institute ,” (Tri-City News, Nov. 27) I admittedly know little of the Confucius Institute except that they offer Mandarin Language classes and cultural programs.
PREST: How messed up will we be when this pandemic is all over?

PREST: How messed up will we be when this pandemic is all over?

Grocery store bouncers, awkward mask chats, avocados ... we're all into some weird stuff right now
Letter: Would you rather wear a mask or be on a breathing tube?

Letter: Would you rather wear a mask or be on a breathing tube?

Editor: "There's a time for everything." I guess it was time. At her Nov. 19 briefing, Dr.
Opinion: Horgan got his big mandate. Now what?

Opinion: Horgan got his big mandate. Now what?

Premier John Horgan is unveiling a new cabinet this week as the BC NDP government tackles a tough list of challenges. Things have been in suspended animation since the election call in September.
Letter: Sports lets kids learn to lose and it makes them stronger

Letter: Sports lets kids learn to lose and it makes them stronger

The Editor, Dear Youth Sports Organizations: What is the most important thing when it comes to youth sports? Is it to develop children to play a sport? Is it to maximize exercise for the most people? Is it to develop talent for the NCAA and accrue sc
Letter: People are starting to ‘turn on’ Dr. Henry. Let’s still be kind

Letter: People are starting to ‘turn on’ Dr. Henry. Let’s still be kind

Editor: More than a few years ago now, a dear friend noted that she would not want to be held responsible for her children's actions if they committed a hateful crime, and so she should also embrace not being held up for their accomplishments.
Dr. Bonnie Henry on why masks are not universally mandated in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry on why masks are not universally mandated in B.C.

British Columbians have been nimble in adapting their individual actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities over the last ten months, and it has had a big impact.
Opinion: 'Tough love' needed with mandatory masks in Metro Vancouver

Opinion: 'Tough love' needed with mandatory masks in Metro Vancouver

It’s time for tough love in British Columbia. From the onset of the pandemic, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix have been the “ cool parents ” as far as public health officials go in Canada.
Opinion: I'm not holding my breath expecting new COVID restrictions to work

Opinion: I'm not holding my breath expecting new COVID restrictions to work

As the number of COVID-19 cases in this province dramatically escalates, it is difficult not to envision a return of some of the tighter measures we experienced when this pandemic first began.