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Comment: Is there any evidence justifying full-time councillors?

Comment: Is there any evidence justifying full-time councillors?

Parkinson’s Law says that “work expands to fill the time allotted for its completion.”
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Keeping an eye on neighbours who water too much

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Keeping an eye on neighbours who water too much

Rob Shaw: BC United pitches cash subsidies as $10 child care remains elusive

Rob Shaw: BC United pitches cash subsidies as $10 child care remains elusive

Kevin Falcon makes multimillion-dollar pledge to revolutionize child-care spaces
John Ducker: You can be too cautious behind the wheel

John Ducker: You can be too cautious behind the wheel

Driving too slowly, braking suddenly or giving up your right of way can be dangerous to everyone on the road
Comment: Free speech is indispensable to social justice and democracy

Comment: Free speech is indispensable to social justice and democracy

A growing number of student activists and professors advocate shutting university doors to speakers with whom they disagree.
Rob Shaw: SOGI, Bonnie Henry in the crosshairs of newly minted BC Conservative MLA Sturko

Rob Shaw: SOGI, Bonnie Henry in the crosshairs of newly minted BC Conservative MLA Sturko

Former BC United politician wastes no time challenging previous party positions after crossing the floor Monday
Comment: Raise legal age to buy cigarettes by a year annually

Comment: Raise legal age to buy cigarettes by a year annually

We need to create a generation of non-smokers.
Canadians’ confidence in health-care services hits a six-year low, says poll

Canadians’ confidence in health-care services hits a six-year low, says poll

Survey shows Canadians frustrated with health care, Poilievre may seize opportunity
Les Leyne: Could the upstart B.C. Conservatives swallow BC United whole?

Les Leyne: Could the upstart B.C. Conservatives swallow BC United whole?

Starting from nothing just 14 months ago, John Rustad now has four MLAs and a wide lead over BC United in the polls
Baldrey: Splits happen. It'll 'almost certainly occur' in B.C.'s 2024 election

Baldrey: Splits happen. It'll 'almost certainly occur' in B.C.'s 2024 election

Columnist Keith Baldrey explains why it's not unheard of for a B.C. political party to win the most seats in the legislature, but not the vote.