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Letter: Local group works on water rights issue

Letter: Local group works on water rights issue

"...province’s efforts to protect access to water and to ensure adequate supply through licensing have not been that successful."
Peter Ewart: We need more community control over our forests

Peter Ewart: We need more community control over our forests

For too long, government forest policy has been under the thumb of the giant globalized forest companies with just about everyone else relegated to the sidelines. And we are seeing the results of this lop-sided big company domination with the sorry state of our forests today.
Survey: Pessimism over the economy, personal finances in Canada is up across the country

Survey: Pessimism over the economy, personal finances in Canada is up across the country

Every six months, Research Co. and Glacier Media ask Canadians about the state of finances in the country and inside their homes.
Jack Knox: After almost 105 years of life, a kind gesture remembered

Jack Knox: After almost 105 years of life, a kind gesture remembered

Lew Duddridge died Jan. 4. It was a good life, his wife Hilda says, made better along the way by the kindness of others.
Opinion: Canucks' handling of coach Bruce Boudreau another abysmal business blunder

Opinion: Canucks' handling of coach Bruce Boudreau another abysmal business blunder

I know what it’s like in an organization to be the Dead Man Walking, when you know in your heart that your stint is up and that it’s only a matter of time before it’s all made formal.
Editorial: Follow younger folks’ lead and learn about consent, Squamish

Editorial: Follow younger folks’ lead and learn about consent, Squamish

'It is awkward in our culture to talk about these things, but the bottom line is that not talking about it is dangerous for all involved.'
Paul Sullivan: Another Groundhog Day for B.C. housing affordability

Paul Sullivan: Another Groundhog Day for B.C. housing affordability

No wonder the B.C. government recently bragged about its $5 billion surplus. B.C., after all, has long meant “bring cash.”
Rob Shaw: Eby selects Penny Ballem as his special adviser on health

Rob Shaw: Eby selects Penny Ballem as his special adviser on health

Throughout her career, Ballem has made a practice out of telling politicians what they don’t want to hear, when they need to hear it.
Jack Knox: Empress reigns on haunted-hotel list thanks to Lizzie the chambermaid — among others

Jack Knox: Empress reigns on haunted-hotel list thanks to Lizzie the chambermaid — among others

Every so often someone will sense a presence, or feel a room suddenly turn cold. There are even stories of a woman in starched white cap and apron passing right through a wall.
Chief Crystal Smith: First Nations want an energy future, not eco-colonialism

Chief Crystal Smith: First Nations want an energy future, not eco-colonialism

Industry and to some extent government, have learned to work with First Nations to establish genuine economic reconciliation opportunities, particularly in the energy sector.
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