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Les Leyne: An up-close look at drug safe-supply diversion

Les Leyne: An up-close look at drug safe-supply diversion

The two views of how safe supply actually works have been crashing into each other with increasing frequency lately in the political world.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: They'll be paying the bills

Adrian Raeside cartoon: They'll be paying the bills

Rob Shaw: Surrey policing dispute heats up again as mayor spurns $250M offer

Rob Shaw: Surrey policing dispute heats up again as mayor spurns $250M offer

Mayor Brenda Locke prepares to play election-time game of chicken with BC NDP
Les Leyne: Kickback probe could shape carbon-tax fight

Les Leyne: Kickback probe could shape carbon-tax fight

How will B.C.’s carbon tax weather the political storm that erupted this week?
Les Leyne: NDP flips, launches dual probes after accusation of kickback in handling of green grants

Les Leyne: NDP flips, launches dual probes after accusation of kickback in handling of green grants

A consulting firm hired by the NDP to administer grants from its CleanBC program is accused of asking for a kickback to successfully process an application.
Baldrey: 2024 meets 1991? How B.C. election history could repeat itself

Baldrey: 2024 meets 1991? How B.C. election history could repeat itself

Political columnist Keith Baldrey examines the eerily similar parallels that have transpired in the B.C. Legislature.
Trevor Hancock: Gambling industry needs stronger regulation to protect public health

Trevor Hancock: Gambling industry needs stronger regulation to protect public health

Gambling opportunities continue to expand in spite of evidence of harms from mental-health effects to financial problems
Geoff Johnson: Survey fails to look more deeply at why kids feel less positive about school

Geoff Johnson: Survey fails to look more deeply at why kids feel less positive about school

Kids who responded to the 2023 B.C. Adolescent Health Survey felt less positive about all aspects of their school experience than youth in the 2018 report
David Sovka: Cat and dog people have their differences, but they're equally nutty

David Sovka: Cat and dog people have their differences, but they're equally nutty

I’ll bet you know at least one crazy cat lady AND somebody who describes him/herself as a dog’s “dad/mom,” which is biologically impossible
Les Leyne: Eby adviser deeply involved in online media world

Les Leyne: Eby adviser deeply involved in online media world

A key adviser in the premier’s office, Meghan Sali, is also on the board of directors of Constellation Media, a news organization run by a non-profit society with an acknowledged progressive bent