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Healthy Living: Addiction and the lottery of life

Healthy Living: Addiction and the lottery of life

Why do some children fail tragically while others flourish growing up in the exact same family dynamic?
Rob Shaw: Poilievre and Eby have a lot in common on housing

Rob Shaw: Poilievre and Eby have a lot in common on housing

Pierre Poilievre and David Eby have a lot in common in their plans to address British Columbia’s housing market. It’s just that neither of them wants to actually say that out loud.
Let’s Talk Trash: Slow down and listen to the sound of life

Let’s Talk Trash: Slow down and listen to the sound of life

"You’ve been primed to consume. It’s not your fault, but it is your reality."
Jack Knox: Computer pioneer lived quietly in our midst

Jack Knox: Computer pioneer lived quietly in our midst

Kathleen Booth’s work was so significant that when the 100-year-old died this fall, her passing merited major media coverage in her native Britain. So why didn’t we all know that she had spent the past 44 years living in Sooke?
Climate Crossroads: If we were ever at a crossroad, this is it

Climate Crossroads: If we were ever at a crossroad, this is it

"The wealthy world has definitely not honoured previously made commitments." ~ William Lytle-McGhee
Mario Canseco: Survey: Support for changing British Columbia’s name is highest among youth

Mario Canseco: Survey: Support for changing British Columbia’s name is highest among youth

In August 2021, shortly after the federal government announced its intention to enhance support to Indigenous communities as a result of recent discoveries related to residential schools, Research Co.
Rob Shaw: Eby has yet to live up to mounting ‘man of action’ expectations

Rob Shaw: Eby has yet to live up to mounting ‘man of action’ expectations

David Eby never actually called himself the “man of action,” but boy has the moniker stuck in the early days of the premier-designate’s tenure. Unfortunately, that label is proving to be both a blessing and a curse.
Letters: We need to yell like Peter Finch when it comes to BC Ferries

Letters: We need to yell like Peter Finch when it comes to BC Ferries

'We ought to be yelling: “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” as Peter Finch did in Network.'
Rob Shaw: Eby praises period poverty cause as provincial task force gets underway

Rob Shaw: Eby praises period poverty cause as provincial task force gets underway

“No one should have to choose between buying groceries and period products, it’s that simple,” said David Eby.
Jack Knox: As monarch vanishes from ferries, take a deep breath

Jack Knox: As monarch vanishes from ferries, take a deep breath

B.C. Ferries has decided to not only remove the Queen’s portrait from its vessels, but to rid itself of the royal presence altogether: It will not replace the pictures with ones of King Charles
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