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Bob Mackin: Reviewing the B.C. government's COVID-19 review

Bob Mackin: Reviewing the B.C. government's COVID-19 review

A look at the provincial response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rob Shaw: What to expect from Eby’s first cabinet announcement

Rob Shaw: What to expect from Eby’s first cabinet announcement

Eby’s choices will reveal the future of his government, its priorities and where he intends to take the province over the next two years.
Letter to the editor: Tax rules on used vehicles confusing and unfair

Letter to the editor: Tax rules on used vehicles confusing and unfair

In Canada we have four books for estimated value of used vehicles and the books do not take into account inflation rates, geographic location or vehicle condition.
Carly Madge: Maybe we need a Ministry for the Future today

Carly Madge: Maybe we need a Ministry for the Future today

The Ministry for the Future, a novel by Kim Stanley Robinson, with its mix of real science and not-so-far from reality-fiction, should be on the top of your “to-read” list.  
Letter to the editor: Tip of the hat to the PGSO

Letter to the editor: Tip of the hat to the PGSO

It is most rewarding that such true Canadian talents came to our Vanier Hall stage to perform.
Todd Whitcombe: Frequency of mass murders rising in Canada

Todd Whitcombe: Frequency of mass murders rising in Canada

Each time, there are cries for reform. And each time spouses, parents, brothers, sisters, children, loved ones are left to grieve with few answers and no one accountable.
Survey: Majority of respondents disagree with decisions to remove statues

Survey: Majority of respondents disagree with decisions to remove statues

In 2018, at a time when words like “reconciliation” were not being mentioned prominently to discuss the relationship of Canadian governments with Indigenous residents, the City of Victoria removed a statue of Sir John A.
Rob Shaw: Why the BC NDP should consider an early election

Rob Shaw: Why the BC NDP should consider an early election

Premier David Eby continues to insist he has no plans for a snap election. But there is a compelling and growing political case that could change his mind. At the centre of it all is B.C.
Jack Knox: Customers feel boxed in by Canada Post fuel surcharges

Jack Knox: Customers feel boxed in by Canada Post fuel surcharges

On Monday, Canada Post's fuel surcharges for domestic delivery reached 39.5 per cent, prompting Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns to raise the issue in the House of Commons.
Neil Godbout: What convoy protesters and homeless campers have in common

Neil Godbout: What convoy protesters and homeless campers have in common

Both actions were taken in the interest of “public safety" and involved a significant display of authority.
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