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Viewpoint: Truth and reconciliation require more than a name change

Viewpoint: Truth and reconciliation require more than a name change

How many people in this city knew, before the residential school horror became known, how Powell River got its name? ~ Jim Rose
Poll: More than three quarters of qathet region respondents do not have flood insurance

Poll: More than three quarters of qathet region respondents do not have flood insurance

Only 23 per cent indicate having coverage
Opinion: Yes, I cried when my child got her COVID-19 vaccine. This is why.

Opinion: Yes, I cried when my child got her COVID-19 vaccine. This is why.

One reporter mom's response to those who ask: Why are you crying over a jab?
Jack Knox: How bad is it? Other Canadians feel sorry for us

Jack Knox: How bad is it? Other Canadians feel sorry for us

Poll highlights deep e-commerce age gap

Poll highlights deep e-commerce age gap

71% of those 55 and over prefer to buy things in person, compared with only 39% of Canada’s youngest adults.
Canadians think drivers are getting better, poll finds

Canadians think drivers are getting better, poll finds

Proportion of Canadians who say drivers in their municipality are worse than five years ago drops to 30% from 47% in 2019.
Letter: Voters have much to think about

Letter: Voters have much to think about

Over the life of our current council, house prices have doubled, rental housing is essentially impossible to find, child poverty rates have risen to some of the highest in the country and 70 per cent-plus of people buying homes here are from somewhere else.. ~ John Young
Opinion: Emergencies overshadow new B.C. legislation

Opinion: Emergencies overshadow new B.C. legislation

For the first time in about 20 months, the B.C. legislature opens its doors to the public this week, just as the politicians have headed home until next February.
Healthy Living: Plans often fail, it’s part of the process

Healthy Living: Plans often fail, it’s part of the process

On the evening news, images of cars under water and families standing on roofs waiting for help are supposed to be in Indonesia or Thailand, not Abbotsford. ~ Robert Skender
Editorial: Footing the bill

Editorial: Footing the bill

No reimbursements will be offered to businesses under British Columbia's new sick leave program