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Letters: We live comparatively lavish lifestyles, can we change?

Letters: We live comparatively lavish lifestyles, can we change?

'I know of a few consequential individuals who have made remarkable personal efforts, such as collecting all grey water or abstaining from any air travel. But few in the industrialized nations have been willing to fully commit, through lived experience, to something significantly less than our relatively lavish lifestyles, compared to most of the planet.'
Rob Shaw: Locke's 'Simpsons' strategy works as NDP caves on Surrey policing funds

Rob Shaw: Locke's 'Simpsons' strategy works as NDP caves on Surrey policing funds

Cash for co-operation? NDP government offers millions of dollars more to mayor to end Surrey police stalemate
Kirk LaPointe: Housing crisis at heart of potential Poilievre-Eby alliance

Kirk LaPointe: Housing crisis at heart of potential Poilievre-Eby alliance

Housing may bridge ideological divide between B.C. NDP premier, federal Conservative leader
Rob Shaw: Eby faces off against Poilievre's carbon tax challenge

Rob Shaw: Eby faces off against Poilievre's carbon tax challenge

Can the carbon tax survive a Conservative wave?
Comment: The value of patient choice: Why the freedom to select your dentist matters

Comment: The value of patient choice: Why the freedom to select your dentist matters

We are concerned about several aspects of the government’s plan, particularly that many patients will not have the freedom to choose their own dentist.
Letters: Municipal tower fit for a princess

Letters: Municipal tower fit for a princess

Editor: A refurbishment that is going to cost $600,000. Surely for that kind of money...there should be a princess in the tower...or at the very least a resident poet... Linda King, Sechelt
Letters: What if municipal hall moved to Dusty Road?

Letters: What if municipal hall moved to Dusty Road?

'It seems evident that the most cost-effective solution is to build new offices for the district staff on the Dusty Road property already owned by the district. Thirty years from now, Dusty Road could very well be considered downtown.'
Trevor Hancock: Voluntary agreements with food industry not good enough

Trevor Hancock: Voluntary agreements with food industry not good enough

The challenges we face are now so massive and occurring so rapidly that such leisurely approaches will be too little, too late
Rob Shaw: B.C. ready to get tough on tech titans with sweeping legislation

Rob Shaw: B.C. ready to get tough on tech titans with sweeping legislation

From sextortion to eating disorders, province targets platforms and companies endangering youth
Les Leyne: U.S. ambassador talks protocol, treaties and softwood lumber

Les Leyne: U.S. ambassador talks protocol, treaties and softwood lumber

Advice to Canada’s ambassador to Germany John Horgan is be yourself. On softwood lumber, U.S. sees Canadian practices as discriminatory, he says.