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Lower drug prices are a priority for Canadians, but not for the federal government

Lower drug prices are a priority for Canadians, but not for the federal government

Changes to Canada’s Patented Medicine Prices Review Board regulations have been postponed for a fourth time in two years as Canadians continue to pay some of the highest drug prices in the world
Fear of COVID-19 and fear of change are dangerously intertwined for 2022

Fear of COVID-19 and fear of change are dangerously intertwined for 2022

Overcoming this fear requires personal empowerment and knowledge. But the trick is defining whose power and what knowledge
Opinion: Can anyone stop Kevin Falcon from winning the BC Liberal leadership race?

Opinion: Can anyone stop Kevin Falcon from winning the BC Liberal leadership race?

Next leader announced Feb. 5
Apathy has replaced controversy over the future of Canada’s Senate: poll

Apathy has replaced controversy over the future of Canada’s Senate: poll

Survey finds low level of knowledge in B.C. about the upper house, though majority supports following Alberta’s example by holding non-binding elections for senators.
Ancient DNA suggests woolly mammoths roamed the Earth more recently than previously thought

Ancient DNA suggests woolly mammoths roamed the Earth more recently than previously thought

Permafrost in the Yukon is a treasure trove of ancient environmental DNA, but climate change threatens these rich historical archives
How businesses can best help employees disconnect from work

How businesses can best help employees disconnect from work

The best way to help employees disconnect from work is to allow them the autonomy to choose for themselves how, when and where to disconnect
Co-housing and dementia villages: Social innovations offer alternatives for long-term care

Co-housing and dementia villages: Social innovations offer alternatives for long-term care

Coronavirus has disproportionately impacted the most vulnerable seniors. We need socially innovative solutions to redesign long-term care and help seniors age safely and with dignity
What is a climate stress test? A sustainable finance expert explains

What is a climate stress test? A sustainable finance expert explains

Regulators, banks and policy-makers use stress tests to uncover weak points in how financial institutions operate and identify changes that will help buffer them from harm
Cartoon: COVID-19 testing kits

Cartoon: COVID-19 testing kits

Editorial: The more options the better

Editorial: The more options the better

Despite predictions that the latest wave is levelling off, COVID-19 cases continue to mount close to home and throughout the province and country.