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Jack Knox: Even before air war, Oak Bay pilot had to survive Battle of the Atlantic

Jack Knox: Even before air war, Oak Bay pilot had to survive Battle of the Atlantic

Before going into battle as a pilot, Oak Bay's Norman Loudoun survived a ship sinking.
Jack Knox: With elections looming, four years is too long for some would-be city councillors

Jack Knox: With elections looming, four years is too long for some would-be city councillors

Civic elections used to be held every three years.
Les Leyne: B.C.'s court fight negates lofty rhetoric about devotion to Indigenous reconciliation

Les Leyne: B.C.'s court fight negates lofty rhetoric about devotion to Indigenous reconciliation

There's a big gulf between what the B.C. government is saying and what it's doing.
Opinion: BC Liberals worry commission will ditch their shoo-in rural ridings

Opinion: BC Liberals worry commission will ditch their shoo-in rural ridings

Electorial boundaries commission could combine rural ridings and add more in urban areas.
Opinion: Companies are mitigating labour shortages with automation — and this could drastically impact workers

Opinion: Companies are mitigating labour shortages with automation — and this could drastically impact workers

With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
Opinion: Views on vaping are softening in post-pandemic Canada

Opinion: Views on vaping are softening in post-pandemic Canada

Poll shows greater use of vaping products, less support for tougher restrictions.
Opinion: Link between Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis is a crucial discovery for people living with MS

Opinion: Link between Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis is a crucial discovery for people living with MS

The causes of multiple sclerosis (MS) are complex, but recent research found Epstein Barr virus, the same virus that causes mononucleosis, is an environmental trigger for MS.
Opinion: Building healthy relationship skills supports men's mental health

Opinion: Building healthy relationship skills supports men's mental health

Healthy relationships have a positive influence on men’s health and mental health. Prioritizing relationship skills for men is one way to approach the global crisis in male suicide.
Dear Fellow Moms: A letter to the struggling parents of the COVID pandemic

Dear Fellow Moms: A letter to the struggling parents of the COVID pandemic

If you feel like life is harder than it should be right now, just know you're not alone.
Minter: Here's how to take care of your grassy lawn

Minter: Here's how to take care of your grassy lawn

Moss thrives in areas of shade, acidic soil, poor drainage and low fertility, writes gardening master Brian Minter.