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Viewpoint: Plight of a family member

by Sheri Marino I am writing this viewpoint in regard to the state of our disabled in BC. Recently, a federal budget and provincial budget have been tabled and yet again there is no mention or help for our disabled.
Editorial Cartoon: February 26, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: February 26, 2014

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Editorial: Life without fear

Out of 35 countries, Canada has the ninth highest rate of bullying among 13-year-olds. Almost half, 47 per cent, of all Canadian parents reported having a child who is suffering from bullying. Much of what goes on happens at school.
Editorial Cartoon: February 19, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: February 19, 2014

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Editorial: Is anybody listening?

Sustainability is a word that should mean something to all people, but thus far has been saddled with political implication.

Letters to the Editor: February 19, 2014

Ferry cuts need action There needs to be some very drastic action taken if we wish to fix the ferry system [“Province confirms cuts,” February 7].

Viewpoint: Hold on to our democracy, Canada

by Jan Lovewell I woke up in the middle of the night, deeply distressed over the Fair Elections Act that is being rushed through the House of Commons.

Editorial: Opportunity knocks

Just as human beings are capable of adapting to change, so too are communities. That’s the message of Vancouver Island University (VIU)’s Dr. Nicole Vaugeois.
Editorial Cartoon: February 12, 2014

Editorial Cartoon: February 12, 2014

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Letters to the Editor: February 12, 2014

Long fight for access On February 12, 1921, my mother Mary Powell was born to a family who lived on a small farm just a short distance up Southview Road.