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Letter: Listen to understand, not to reload

Letter: Listen to understand, not to reload

I encourage participants to see the next phase of the possible name change as an opportunity to co-create a future that reflects the best in all of us. ~ Maureen Mason
Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Use of paper money has jumped 15 percentage points in the two years since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, survey finds.
Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

B.C. mayors have expressed concern about pattern of "catch and release" for repeat offenders
Jack Knox: He lives in Colwood; he had five large pizzas delivered from a pizzeria in Windsor, Ont.

Jack Knox: He lives in Colwood; he had five large pizzas delivered from a pizzeria in Windsor, Ont.

Pizzas were half-baked and frozen by Antonino's in Windsor, Ont., placed in shipping boxes and overnighted to Victoria.
Letter: Listen to understand, not to reload

Letter: Listen to understand, not to reload

Now that the education phase of the possible name change for Powell River is over, many are anticipating the follow-up dialogue phase as a time for more personal engagement [“Public input for possible Powell River name change referred to workin
Let’s Talk Trash: A tree’s story

Let’s Talk Trash: A tree’s story

As we learn to truly see nature, we may cross over into the understanding that we are a part of it
Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

The volunteers already working around the clock to ready for Ukrainian newcomers know it. The federal and provincial officials bracing for the work flow know it.
Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Data will be collected to spot disparities and inequities in how people of different backgrounds are treated by government
Cartoon: Hybrid home office

Cartoon: Hybrid home office

Opinion: Proposal to replace B.C. RCMP with provincial force likely 'dead in the water'

Opinion: Proposal to replace B.C. RCMP with provincial force likely 'dead in the water'

Should B.C. give the RCMP the boot?