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Editorial: Voting matters

What started out as an election nobody seemed to want has turned into one of the more exciting campaigns in recent years. What has caused all the buzz? It seems to be voter engagement.

Letters to the Editor: April 27, 2011

Go vote The Canadian democratic process can work for you and your community [“Riding becomes battle between nine,” April 20].

Viewpoint: Faculty demands disappointing

by Robin Kenyon, Don Hubbard and Jane Gregory Recently, we have watched and read the local news regarding Vancouver Island University (VIU) and the Vancouver Island University Faculty Association’s efforts to obtain an agreement through the collectiv

Editorial: Choices change

Go green. Sustainable living. Organic. Natural. Eco-friendly. Environmentally sound. Renewable. Carbon footprint. Buy local. There are many catch phrases that have seeped into our daily lexicon over the last 10 or even five years.
Editorial Cartoon: April 20, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: April 20, 2011

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Letters to the Editor: April 20, 2011

Pay attention in school zones I’m writing as a parent to remind everyone of the importance of paying attention and having patience when driving around our schools [“Time to slow down,” September 8, 2010].

Viewpoint: Referendum allows public voice

by Sharon Ciarniello I have attended the three public meetings on rezoning the old arena site [“Council selects library site,” March 9].
Editorial Cartoon: April 13, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: April 13, 2011

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Editorial: Appeal to young

During each election campaign there is considerable discussion around how to engage young people. They have an even lower percentage of turnout than other age categories.

Editorial: Strike over

It must surely be to the relief of everyone involved that students returned to classes this week at Vancouver Island University (VIU) after a month-long strike and the looming threat of a cancelled semester.