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Baldrey: Building more homes? Great. But, where are the workers?

Baldrey: Building more homes? Great. But, where are the workers?

Ottawa's plan to construct 3.9 million homes in seven years is "lofty target." Here in B.C., columnist Keith Baldrey says finding the hands to build them will be a tall order.
Rob Shaw: Trudeau offers BC NDP no easy out on drug decriminalization dilemma

Rob Shaw: Trudeau offers BC NDP no easy out on drug decriminalization dilemma

Prime minister not bailing out B.C. government from increasingly problematic political waters
David Sovka: A few things you can do for your favourite planet on its special day

David Sovka: A few things you can do for your favourite planet on its special day

In honour of Earth Day, plant a flower or a shrub. The government of Canada now allows you to plant up to five of these for personal use
Letters: Kevins Road is private

Letters: Kevins Road is private

'There have been some “kicks” lately with regard to the use of Kevins Road in West Sechelt. To clarify: this is a private road. It belongs to the Tyler Heights Strata Corporation.'
Greg Perry cartoon: An explosive combination heading into wildfire season

Greg Perry cartoon: An explosive combination heading into wildfire season

Trevor Hancock: Our addiction to plastics will come back to haunt us

Trevor Hancock: Our addiction to plastics will come back to haunt us

Plastics contain some very toxic chemicals and break down into nano-particles that end up in our bodies.
Geoff Johnson: Legislation alone can't tackle online harms to kids

Geoff Johnson: Legislation alone can't tackle online harms to kids

Parents need to play a role in ensuring children and teens aren’t exploited online — and that includes not running your child’s Instagram account where they can be preyed on by pedophiles
Letters: Sharing Camden’s wishes

Letters: Sharing Camden’s wishes

'If you want to help, the best way is to donate directly to the sanctuary so that they can remain open. '
Rob Shaw: Pivot on drug decriminalization looks all but inevitable for Eby

Rob Shaw: Pivot on drug decriminalization looks all but inevitable for Eby

BC NDP grapples with potential voter fallout over province's drug policy
Letters: Deconstructing gross national happiness proposal

Letters: Deconstructing gross national happiness proposal

Editor: I am responding to a letter in the Coast Reporter entitled “Looking for Gross National Happiness” (April 5), which suggested that taxes on corporate profits should be increased while work weeks are reduced to four days thus allowi