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Carly Madge: Maybe we need a Ministry for the Future today

Carly Madge: Maybe we need a Ministry for the Future today

The Ministry for the Future, a novel by Kim Stanley Robinson, with its mix of real science and not-so-far from reality-fiction, should be on the top of your “to-read” list.  
Opinion: Paint a picture of me with all the colours — except white

Opinion: Paint a picture of me with all the colours — except white

Do you see me through a white lens? I'm here to ask you not to.
Survey: Majority of respondents disagree with decisions to remove statues

Survey: Majority of respondents disagree with decisions to remove statues

In 2018, at a time when words like “reconciliation” were not being mentioned prominently to discuss the relationship of Canadian governments with Indigenous residents, the City of Victoria removed a statue of Sir John A.
Rob Shaw: Why the BC NDP should consider an early election

Rob Shaw: Why the BC NDP should consider an early election

Premier David Eby continues to insist he has no plans for a snap election. But there is a compelling and growing political case that could change his mind. At the centre of it all is B.C.
Jack Knox: Customers feel boxed in by Canada Post fuel surcharges

Jack Knox: Customers feel boxed in by Canada Post fuel surcharges

On Monday, Canada Post's fuel surcharges for domestic delivery reached 39.5 per cent, prompting Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns to raise the issue in the House of Commons.
Carson Binda: It’s time to put out the ICBC dumpster fire

Carson Binda: It’s time to put out the ICBC dumpster fire

Drivers in British Columbia deserve better than ICBC.
Kirk LaPointe: Long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy falls short

Kirk LaPointe: Long-awaited Indo-Pacific Strategy falls short

The streets are filled with protests on its zero-COVID dictate. The Chinese government is showing signs of worry. The Mounties are investigating China’s infiltration in Canadian affairs. The Chinese government is shrugging it off.
Rob Shaw: The privatization of health-care services jobs was harmful then and would be now

Rob Shaw: The privatization of health-care services jobs was harmful then and would be now

Cora Mojica clearly remembers the moment when she found out her food prep job at Vancouver General Hospital was being repatriated from a private company back into government.
Jacquie Griffiths: As a recession looms, how can Metro Vancouver best protect its economy?

Jacquie Griffiths: As a recession looms, how can Metro Vancouver best protect its economy?

In the wake of the financial crisis in 2009, it was clear that the Metro Vancouver region fared far better than other jurisdictions. But we should not assume we will automatically fare as well in 2023.
Survey: More British Columbians are now eager to expand their travel horizons

Survey: More British Columbians are now eager to expand their travel horizons

The pandemic caused significant problems for those who wanted to get away during two holiday seasons.
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