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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

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‘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

Zimbabwe democracy a tenuous thread

Dyer writes, ”Many people are still afraid to reveal their true voting intentions …”

Simpler steps for vehicle care in summer heat

Some simple steps will go a long way to letting your vehicle weather the summer

  • Jul 26, 2018

Army controls media, pulls political strings in Pakistan

Dyer writes, “Nothing less is at stake in this election than peace in the Indian subcontinent …”

  • Jul 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

Government must get involved to fill Greyhound void, says MP

“The federal government has a role to play as well, especially in terms of interprovincial routes.”

  • Jul 20, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Kokanee Summit and Justin Trudeau: A story goes nowhere

Eckersley writes, “Early this year … I got a peculiar phone call from another news media reporter.”

McEwan’s summer reading suggestions

Trail Times Columnist Louise McEwan says, “Time to pick up a book and escape. Happy summer reading!”

  • Jul 13, 2018

Brexit: A chance reason will prevail

Dyer: Long struggle over Britain’s relationship with the European Union reached turning point

  • Jul 12, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically