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Les Leyne: Balancing right to protest and rule of law is a tightrope walk

Les Leyne: Balancing right to protest and rule of law is a tightrope walk

The reason Premier John Horgan ducked all public comment about the legislature blockade was because he was too steamed to stand in front of a microphone.
OPINION: Were the 2010 Olympic Games good for Vancouver?

OPINION: Were the 2010 Olympic Games good for Vancouver?

Record medal tallies, national pride and infrastructure countered by protests, skyrocketing real estate
Vancouver’s once controversial False Creek South community now a model of innovation

Vancouver’s once controversial False Creek South community now a model of innovation

Land leases for many of the neighbourhood’s cooperative and non-market rental projects will soon expire
Don’t be a royal pain: Leave Meghan and Harry alone

Don’t be a royal pain: Leave Meghan and Harry alone

Celebrity couple’s retreat from royal duties to Canada’s West Coast doesn’t mean we should forget our manners
Many Vancouver elementary schools ditching letter grades

Many Vancouver elementary schools ditching letter grades

Other changes include formal written report cards reduced from three to two per year
PREST: What are we left with 10 years after Vancouver Olympics?

PREST: What are we left with 10 years after Vancouver Olympics?

It was 10 years ago – Feb. 12, 2010 – that the opening ceremonies of the Vancouver Olympic Games were held. Remember that? Remember Wayne Gretzky riding in the back of the ceremonial pickup truck? That was weird.
OPINION: Dust far from settled in wake of Trans Mountain court decision

OPINION: Dust far from settled in wake of Trans Mountain court decision

Sometimes, particularly when it leaves one party dissatisfied, the law is an inelegant instrument.
Comment: Pandemics show we are all modern

Comment: Pandemics show we are all modern

A commentary by an assistant professor at the University of Victoria who teaches the history of disease and medicine. His book Epidemics and the Modern World was recently published by the University of Toronto Press.
OPINION: About the Squamish people and Squamish language

OPINION: About the Squamish people and Squamish language

How much do you know about the Squamish people on whose land we reside? The Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw, (Squamish people and Nation) are Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast.
Jack Knox: Viral message: Keep calm and wash your hands

Jack Knox: Viral message: Keep calm and wash your hands

To repeat: In 2003, a total of 44 Canadians died of SARS, and we panicked. By contrast, 8,511 of us died from garden variety flu and pneumonia in 2018, and we yawned. As Madonna would say: boring.