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Indigenous inmate population in Canada surpasses 30 per cent

Indigenous inmate population in Canada surpasses 30 per cent

Overdose deaths, homeless population in B.C. overrepresented by Indigenous people
OPINION: B.C. racking up a losing record in the business of global sports

OPINION: B.C. racking up a losing record in the business of global sports

Sport is identity-intrinsic, government is identity-inciting; it would help if, every so often, the latter would help the former make us feel better.
Opinion: Coronavirus doesn't give you a licence to be racist

Opinion: Coronavirus doesn't give you a licence to be racist

Some say that adversity brings out the best in people. Well, not always. When it comes to dealing with a pandemic, it often brings out the worst in people. Pandemics like the one currently seen in the novel coronavirus are terrifying.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: the global health emergency

Adrian Raeside cartoon: the global health emergency

The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency because of the coronavirus outbreak in China. Chinese Canadian groups have expressed worries about racism .
Letter: Column unfairly demonizes triple-net leases facing Vancouver businesses

Letter: Column unfairly demonizes triple-net leases facing Vancouver businesses

Re: “Understanding triple-net leases and how they’re killing the soul of Vancouver,” Jan. 20. Grant Lawrence’s recent article unfairly demonizes triple-net lease agreements as being unfair to our small business and arts communities.
Opinion: It was reckless of this Burnaby politician to spread coronavirus story

Opinion: It was reckless of this Burnaby politician to spread coronavirus story

Metro Vancouver has officially reached the panic stage of the coronavirus outbreak after the province and the B.C. Centre for Disease Control announced the region’s first confirmed case on Tuesday. And when I say panic, I mean it.
OPINION: It’s time we celebrated Vancouver’s hard-rocking, platinum past

OPINION: It’s time we celebrated Vancouver’s hard-rocking, platinum past

Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Mötley Crüe, AC/DC recorded chart-topping albums in Vancouver studios
OPINION: Surrey's Uber fines could create legal nightmare for ride hailing

OPINION: Surrey's Uber fines could create legal nightmare for ride hailing

The City of Surrey has recently been in the news for issuing bylaw infraction warnings to Uber drivers. Essentially, Surrey’s bylaw officers are using the app to order a ride hailing service, and then issuing the driver a warning upon their arrival.
Vancouver health agency floats $6 million take-home drug plan for addicts

Vancouver health agency floats $6 million take-home drug plan for addicts

Push for 'safe supply' of drugs mirrors fight to open Insite drug injection site
OPINION: Mid-mandate makeover moves BC NDP to middle ground

OPINION: Mid-mandate makeover moves BC NDP to middle ground

No matter what stripe the political party, the predictable pattern will emerge in government: you campaign radically and govern moderately.