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Opinion: The need for less speed on neighbourhood streets a top safety priority for most British Columbians

Opinion: The need for less speed on neighbourhood streets a top safety priority for most British Columbians

Decreasing the speed limit on residential streets is a popular idea with supporters of all three major parties in B.C.
Letter: Put an end to gaslighting

Letter: Put an end to gaslighting

We are gaslighting the [City of Powell River] name change process just like we gaslighted the vaccination challenge [“ Letter: Possible name change strategy is one of tortuous fatigue ," May 10].
Opinion: BC Liberals level political playing field

Opinion: BC Liberals level political playing field

Opposition party ends free ride that allowed governing BC NDP to coast relatively trouble-free for years.
Opinion: Making sense of eliminating cents varies across the country

Opinion: Making sense of eliminating cents varies across the country

Next year, our country will mark 10 years without the presence of a functioning one-cent coin in our pockets and purses
Jean Charest: Canadian Conservatives need substantive policy ideas — not conspiracy theories

Jean Charest: Canadian Conservatives need substantive policy ideas — not conspiracy theories

"We don’t have a freedom problem. We have a Trudeau problem."
The last chapter: Jewish girl's bravery adds twist to Pat Bay war story

The last chapter: Jewish girl's bravery adds twist to Pat Bay war story

This tale, the story of the Second World War flyer who died twice — once in Europe, the second time on Vancouver Island — was wild enough in 2017. The plot just took another twist.
Cartoon: Real estate market

Cartoon: Real estate market

Who's buying? Who's selling?
Opinion: Departure time: why these two political leaders should step aside

Opinion: Departure time: why these two political leaders should step aside

From the heart in one case, from the head in another, I implore John Horgan and Doug McCallum: Step aside. Two significant political leaders are at critical career junctures. For vastly different reasons, they would be wisest to leave their posts.
Letter: Crystal clarity

Letter: Crystal clarity

In regard to a referendum, we should remember that we and in fact all functional democracies are representative democracies, not direct democracies. One important reason is to minimize the “tyranny of the majority” on specific policy issues. ~ Bruce Kay
Editorial: Federal government must pay more for health care

Editorial: Federal government must pay more for health care