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Comment: We need to change the way municipal governments are funded

Comment: We need to change the way municipal governments are funded

Reforming how local governments are funded will provide resources to tackle many issues that need to be addressed.
Rob Shaw: BC NDP under fire for progress on homelessness despite massive spending

Rob Shaw: BC NDP under fire for progress on homelessness despite massive spending

Parties clash on solutions to pervasive homelessness and drug issues ahead of fall provincial election
John Ducker: Commercial vehicle drivers face new stiff penalties

John Ducker: Commercial vehicle drivers face new stiff penalties

Changes come after series of crashes involving heavy trucks hitting highway overpasses.
Editorial: The Woodfibre LNG 'baby'

Editorial: The Woodfibre LNG 'baby'

'The resistance by some on council to the Woodfibre LNG floatel temporary use permit (TUP) is akin to folks standing around while a baby is being born, debating the merits of a pregnancy. The baby is on its way, folks.'
Letter: ӣƵcouncil, reconsider stand on floatel

Letter: ӣƵcouncil, reconsider stand on floatel

'Whether or not I personally agree with the eventual decision is not relevant: I will respect it if it is made in good faith, without prejudice or favouritism, and in a procedurally proper manner.'
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Encountering an e-bike while out for a quiet stroll

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Encountering an e-bike while out for a quiet stroll

Comment: Homeownership is the key to a better future

Comment: Homeownership is the key to a better future

Multiple studies have established that homeowners have much better socioeconomic outcomes, have higher life satisfaction, are healthier.
Rob Shaw: B.C. pushes for dedicated disaster force to fight wildfires, floods

Rob Shaw: B.C. pushes for dedicated disaster force to fight wildfires, floods

Military can't be Ottawa's go-to response during disasters, say officials
Comment: Government is making construction more expensive

Comment: Government is making construction more expensive

While the Rage Index is highest in Ontario and Alberta, for the first time in nearly two years of tracking, there was a 16-point spike in B.C.
Almost half of Canadians think country should cut immigration, says polling

Almost half of Canadians think country should cut immigration, says polling

Housing affordability woes spark debate
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