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Science backs Santa Claus

Science backs Santa Claus

I was asked today how, as a scientist, I can believe in Christmas and Santa Claus.
Opinion: How to get through the holidays

Opinion: How to get through the holidays

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation has become a staple of the holiday season in many homes.
Opinion: B.C. health ministry should get failing grade in antigen test debate

Opinion: B.C. health ministry should get failing grade in antigen test debate

Letter to the editor: Care home gardens much appreciated

Letter to the editor: Care home gardens much appreciated

This letter is to thank all the folks who work hard to keep the parks and gardens around Rainbow Lodge and Parkside Care Home so beautiful.
Letter to the editor: Who’s paying the lawyers?

Letter to the editor: Who’s paying the lawyers?

How much is it costing the city for a lawyer to have to fight this problem that should never have been allowed?
Opinion: Remembering Valerie Giles

Opinion: Remembering Valerie Giles

Reading her columns, you could practically feel your feet on those wooden sidewalks.
Opinion: Volunteer work is priceless

Opinion: Volunteer work is priceless

When we make economic justice calculations, we must not forget the value of volunteering.
Opinion: When words wander away

Opinion: When words wander away

Aphasia, lethologica, lethonomia are all fancy ways of saying I am losing my words. Aphasia happens because of damage to the language centres of your brain such as a stroke or head injury.
Opinion: Rich get richer because they don't give their share

Opinion: Rich get richer because they don't give their share

According to the Economic Policy Institute, in the United States between 1978 and 2018, CEO compensation grew by 940 per cent, while the wages of a typical worker grew by only 12 per cent. 
Opinion: Breathing smoke is never good

Opinion: Breathing smoke is never good

Health effects resulting from the combustion of plant matter aren’t restricted to tobacco and marijuana.