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Bob Kronbauer: Hope and Hudson's Hope are different places

Bob Kronbauer: Hope and Hudson's Hope are different places

Sending positive energy to people in both communities
Jack Knox: If they have to close shop anyway, why not Sunday?

Jack Knox: If they have to close shop anyway, why not Sunday?

It wasn’t until 1980 that then-premier Bill Bennett eased the ban on Sunday shopping.
An updated inventory of long-haul inflation implications and angst

An updated inventory of long-haul inflation implications and angst

Many things are worrisome about substantial, sustained increases in the cost of living and borrowing.
Monique Keiran: Researchers tackle mystery of missing bear toes, floating feet

Monique Keiran: Researchers tackle mystery of missing bear toes, floating feet

Five years after B.C. officials solved the decade-long mystery of detached sneaker-clad feet washing up on shore in the region, the cause of another foot mystery has been identified: grizzlies with missing toes
Jack Knox: Island's first glimpse of Queen was most poignant

Jack Knox: Island's first glimpse of Queen was most poignant

She made the first of her seven visits to Vancouver Island in 1951, the only time she came here as ­princess, not queen.
Poll finds Stewart and Sim leading mayoral horse race in City of Vancouver

Poll finds Stewart and Sim leading mayoral horse race in City of Vancouver

With just five weeks to go before all ballots are cast, likely voters in Vancouver are responsible for fascinating fluctuations.
Opinion: Ottawa animosity sparks rise in Alberta sovereignty aspirations

Opinion: Ottawa animosity sparks rise in Alberta sovereignty aspirations

Many survey respondents say they are “Albertans first and Canadians second."
Les Leyne: B.C. books are back in the black

Les Leyne: B.C. books are back in the black

B.C. government's $9.7 billion budget deficit forecast turns into $1.3 billion surplus
Survey: Cascadian connections alive and well for the majority of British Columbians

Survey: Cascadian connections alive and well for the majority of British Columbians

More than four in five people are “very proud” of the province that they live in.
Jack Knox: Bee-slapping dance aside, it's the bugs we don't see that worry

Jack Knox: Bee-slapping dance aside, it's the bugs we don't see that worry

While we complain every year about wasps, we should really be concerned about the overall decline in flying insects, including pollinators