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Is there really such a thing as a global culture? Consider gay rights

Gwynne Dyer’s new book is ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

  • Sep 11, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

‘Ride the Riding’ highlights issues impacting local residents

Cannings completed his third annual “Ride the Riding,” cycling 411 kilometres from Naramata to Nakusp

  • Sep 8, 2018
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Police lay first degree murder charge after death of 11-year-old girl
Canada's flag turns 54 today
Trudeau says government respected rule of law on SNC-Lavalin
People are spending more on Valentine's Day, but celebrating it less

Impact of wildfire smoke on engine air filters

Nutini: You may be thinking all this smoke will take its toll on your engine’s air filter …

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

Syria’s autumn offensive has many potential outcomes for those involved

Gwynne Dyer’s new book is ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

  • Aug 24, 2018

What happens when a vehicle drives through acid?

Nutini writes about the acid spill in Trail and the panic associated with it

  • Aug 23, 2018

China’s religion ‘re-education’ of millions

Gwynne Dyer’s new book is ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

  • Aug 23, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Duterte snubs international inquiry into his ‘war on drugs’

Inquiry of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines ‘war on drugs’ …

  • Aug 15, 2018

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

‘Hothouse Earth’ prediction soon to be a reality?

‘Global warming’ only part of the problem

  • Aug 11, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

Columbia River Treaty meeting brings face-to-face conversation

Cannings; “Last week I spent three days … at the Pacific Northwest Economic Region meetings.”

  • Aug 4, 2018

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

Where will it all end?

“Armageddon Summer” in the northern hemisphere

  • Aug 1, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund