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OPINION: Reckless house parties in B.C. need to stop during pandemic

OPINION: Reckless house parties in B.C. need to stop during pandemic

Now that we are well into summer, the numbers for COVID-19 infections are almost soaring for one particular age cohort: those aged 20-29.
OPINION: ‘Screaming Christian’ at Burnaby station has neighbours fed up

OPINION: ‘Screaming Christian’ at Burnaby station has neighbours fed up

Complaints have been coming in about a man making a lot of noise about his beliefs in a densely populated area
OPINION: Vancouver Park Board could have legalized drinking in parks this year

OPINION: Vancouver Park Board could have legalized drinking in parks this year

We may not see legal alcohol consumption on our beaches and in our parks for another year
OPINION: B.C. should buy now-redundant cruise ships to house our homeless

OPINION: B.C. should buy now-redundant cruise ships to house our homeless

How about we ask our governments to see if some of our homeless can be safely cared for on the cruise ships that can no longer serve the purpose for which they were built?
OPINION: B.C. back to school plan needs more work to convince BCTF

OPINION: B.C. back to school plan needs more work to convince BCTF

Can education officials come up with a final version that will placate any fears out there, among teachers, parents and students?
What Canada can learn from America about small business survival

What Canada can learn from America about small business survival

Although the U.S. is providing many examples of what not to do in the pandemic, its handling of small business survival is admirable and could provide some learnings for Canadian subsidy programs
Dying in pandemic times: My son and my father passed away in a 6-week span

Dying in pandemic times: My son and my father passed away in a 6-week span

"Neither of them died of COVID-19. But the experience of their last weeks, days and hours was indelibly shaped by the difficult times humanity is facing as it confronts the pandemic."
OPINION: Premier Horgan shouldn’t squander goodwill by calling early election

OPINION: Premier Horgan shouldn’t squander goodwill by calling early election

"There is little evidence that the public is clamoring for an election."
OPINION: Don’t expect a pandemic rebate from ICBC — it’s flat broke

OPINION: Don’t expect a pandemic rebate from ICBC — it’s flat broke

Other insurance companies in Canada are offering rebates to help customers through the pandemic, so why can’t ICBC do the same?
What the heck is pickleball and why do I love it so much?

What the heck is pickleball and why do I love it so much?

"I can tell right now that pickleball is going to be a problem."