B.C.'s 2017 election will go down in the history books and in more ways than one.
The province’s closest election also turned out to be its most expensive.
The opioid crisis is deeply troubling, for many reasons. One reason is the tragic deaths of so many, so unnecessarily; another reason is the likelihood that those deaths were precipitated by pain, either physical or psychological, that caused a search for relief in the illicit drugs that were fatally used.
Are we entering a new Dark Age? Lately it seems so. News reports are enough to make anyone want to crawl into bed and hide under the covers. But it’s time to rise and shine. To resolve the crises humanity faces, good people must come together.
It's the prettiest crosswalk in town. The lovely set of rainbow colours across Washington Street, by the Rossland Summit School, invites admiration. And its message is admirable too: it invites us to accept others without prejudice or intolerance ― without rejecting them on the basis of their appearance, their religion, their income level, or their sexual orientation or gender identity. Wi
Premier John Horgan released the following statement about a rally by hate groups taking place on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Vancouver:
"Hate has no place in our province. We reject all forms of racism, discrimination, intolerance and bigotry.
Canadians have been able to qualify for much larger mortgages over the past two decades because of declining interest rates and rising incomes, and that has more than likely translated into higher home prices, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
Wildfires are sweeping B.C. Close to 900 have burned through 600,000 hectares so far this year, blanketing western North America with smoke. Fighting them has cost more than $230 million — and the season is far from over.
It had to have been lost in the mail. It's the only plausible explanation.
I can't imagine any other reason for not receiving an invitation to at least one of the “by invitation only” dinners held since 2013 with B.C.’s deputy ministers.
The annual cash for access event is hosted by the B.C. Chamber of Commerce.
How much alcohol should a person be allowed to have in her bloodstream while being in control of a motor vehicle? Is there a "safe" limit below which someone is not really impaired, or not too impaired?
This continues the discussion begun in last week's column.
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