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Comment: Three years later, we still don't know the questions

Comment: Three years later, we still don't know the questions

In January 2021 I made a freedom of information request, seeking disclosure of the polling questions that the NDP government authorized at taxpayer expense.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Anxiety and anger bursting from a little device

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Anxiety and anger bursting from a little device

Baldrey: It's sad to see B.C. (still) in a state of hate and intolerance

Baldrey: It's sad to see B.C. (still) in a state of hate and intolerance

Columnist Keith Baldrey says he's familiar with receiving criticism, but believes the current social discourse can easily make a person feel "a little tense."
Rob Shaw: BC NDP program barely offers Band-Aids while businesses bleed

Rob Shaw: BC NDP program barely offers Band-Aids while businesses bleed

Bureaucracy behind Security Small Business Rebate Program means it could take 37 years to distribute funds for companies hit by vandals
Comment: Land Act proposals are another step towards meaningful reconciliation

Comment: Land Act proposals are another step towards meaningful reconciliation

To make the point clear, because there are people suggesting otherwise, nothing in the legislative proposals will change anything on the ground anywhere.
Comment: Floating bus stops go against accessible design

Comment: Floating bus stops go against accessible design

“Floating or island” bus stops located between bike lanes and the road, away from the curb, pose ongoing danger to all pedestrians, but particularly blind transit users.
Trevor Hancock: Is B.C. about to radically transform governance?

Trevor Hancock: Is B.C. about to radically transform governance?

If a draft framework is adopted, the B.C. government would commit to the conservation and management of ecosystem health and biodiversity as an overarching priority
David Sovka: Good night, sleep tight — and something about bedbugs ...

David Sovka: Good night, sleep tight — and something about bedbugs ...

The risk of bedbugs goes up dramatically for people who enjoy sleeping, particularly sleeping in a bed
Geoff Johnson: No single right answer in direct instruction versus inquiry-based learning debate

Geoff Johnson: No single right answer in direct instruction versus inquiry-based learning debate

When it comes to learning, both direct instruction and inquiry-based learning play a role
Viewpoint: It’s time to listen to professionals about addiction

Viewpoint: It’s time to listen to professionals about addiction

"Dr. Henry has shone an evidenced-based light on a challenging issue." ~ John Richmond, BC Association of Social Workers