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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
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.'
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
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Bitter B.C. politics

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Bitter B.C. politics

Baldrey: It's clear the B.C. United Party is in a 'do-or-die' battle

Baldrey: It's clear the B.C. United Party is in a 'do-or-die' battle

Kevin Falcon is realizing he needs to grab the public's attention sooner than later, said columnist Keith Baldrey.
Rob Shaw: BC NDP focuses on health-care improvements as election nears

Rob Shaw: BC NDP focuses on health-care improvements as election nears

Despite criticisms, the BC government showcases its commitment to enhancing healthcare with significant funding increases and strategic planning