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Les Leyne: Flipping tax long time coming, late arriving

Les Leyne: Flipping tax long time coming, late arriving

The flipping fire truck will be arriving in January 2025, but the blaze looks to be under control
Adrian Raeside cartoon: How belt-tightening is working out

Adrian Raeside cartoon: How belt-tightening is working out

Baldrey: A look at the B.C. NDP's fiscal plan. Will it win or lose votes?

Baldrey: A look at the B.C. NDP's fiscal plan. Will it win or lose votes?

"Elections are about choices," says columnist Keith Baldrey, who believes the NDP government is going all-in on handing out perks.
Rob Shaw: BC NDP's $10 child care promises stalling out

Rob Shaw: BC NDP's $10 child care promises stalling out

Federal funding growth of flagship provincial program is exceeding that of BC NDP
Comment: The carbon tax and the federal dental plan are both unfair

Comment: The carbon tax and the federal dental plan are both unfair

They do not benefit all Canadians equally.
Trevor Hancock: The sickening side of the food industry

Trevor Hancock: The sickening side of the food industry

A 2018 study found unhealthy eating in Canada resulted in direct health care costs of $5.1 billion and indirect costs (due to early death or disability) of $8.7 billion
Geoff Johnson: Has autocorrect made teaching spelling superflewus?

Geoff Johnson: Has autocorrect made teaching spelling superflewus?

Learning spelling remains an important part of reading education
David Sovka: The odds of you winning the lottery aren't looking good, but hey — dare to dream

David Sovka: The odds of you winning the lottery aren't looking good, but hey — dare to dream

Yes, eventually somebody will win, but it will not be me and it will not be you. Don’t hate the messenger; hate the math
Letters: Thank you for supporting youth transit

Letters: Thank you for supporting youth transit

'It’s a rare thing for people to come together over a bold vision of what could be, but this is exactly what we saw culminate on Feb. 6.'
Letters: Highway 101 safety needs provincial attention

Letters: Highway 101 safety needs provincial attention

'My own staff regularly express fear about their safety crossing the road at the various controlled and uncontrolled intersections. According to the RCMP, there have been seven reports of collisions involving pedestrians and seven “near misses” in the downtown Sechelt area in the last two years.'