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PREST: Someone is stealing our news stories in the weirdest of ways

PREST: Someone is stealing our news stories in the weirdest of ways

You know something is fishy when 'chum' salmon become 'buddy' salmon
Adrian Raeside cartoon: What the B.C. budget means to residents

Adrian Raeside cartoon: What the B.C. budget means to residents

Provincial Finance Minister Carole James released her budget on Tuesday.
OPINION: Cautious budget gives B.C. NDP’s enemies little ammunition

OPINION: Cautious budget gives B.C. NDP’s enemies little ammunition

It reads more like a press release than a budget, more like an annual report than next year’s plan.
Jack Knox: No one voice can speak for the Wet’suwet’en

Jack Knox: No one voice can speak for the Wet’suwet’en

Tuesday morning, a group that included a handful of old white guys who looked, well, kind of like me demonstrated outside the Langford home of Premier John Horgan.
B.C. budget sees 1.8 per cent increase for education funding

B.C. budget sees 1.8 per cent increase for education funding

New grant program for post-secondary students provides up to $4,000 a year per student
OPINION: Age of Anxiety stoking fires of economic instability

OPINION: Age of Anxiety stoking fires of economic instability

We all love stability in our economy. At a personal level: predictable prices for food and shelter, incomes we can count on, taxes that don’t gyrate.
Les Leyne: Remarkable organizing prowess fuels protests

Les Leyne: Remarkable organizing prowess fuels protests

The motives and validity of the protest shutdowns are up for debate, but the organizational prowess is beyond dispute. It’s a remarkable achievement to co-ordinate thousands of people in massive civil disobedience across Canada.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these hot City of Vancouver odes to romance

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these hot City of Vancouver odes to romance

Never let it be said that City of Vancouver staff aren’t romantics at heart. But they’re also worn down by the daily grind of arousal-killing bureaucracy.
Screw Family Day in B.C., where’s our Child Free and Lovin’ It Day?

Screw Family Day in B.C., where’s our Child Free and Lovin’ It Day?

Note: A version of this story was originally published in 2018. *** This Monday, Feb.
Jack Knox: Dr. Romance is in to cure your relationship woes

Jack Knox: Dr. Romance is in to cure your relationship woes

Jack Knox’s column will not appear today. It being Valentine’s Day, he has relinquished this space to relationship adviser Dr. Romance. Dear Dr. Romance This morning my wife gave me a significant look and said: “It’s Feb. 14.