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Comment: Higher density means losing trees, gardens and more

Comment: Higher density means losing trees, gardens and more

I’m no lawyer, but our premier is definitely no urban planner.
Comment: B.C. is failing to teach math properly, and the numbers prove it

Comment: B.C. is failing to teach math properly, and the numbers prove it

It’s imperative that graduates have a strong understanding of math as they compete in an increasingly competitive global economy. And yet, in our schools, math class istreated like an afterthought.
Opinion: Canada must stop exporting the world's dirtiest fossil fuel

Opinion: Canada must stop exporting the world's dirtiest fossil fuel

Banning thermal coal exports from B.C. ports is a no-brainer after COP28's call to "transition away" from fossil fuels.
Baldrey: Housing and population growth. Can they meet in the middle?

Baldrey: Housing and population growth. Can they meet in the middle?

There is a valid reason for increasing immigration levels, but columnist Keith Baldrey says it's kept housing "in short supply and at high prices."
David Sovka: Social Media 101 for those whose teeth are older than the internet

David Sovka: Social Media 101 for those whose teeth are older than the internet

There are real benefits for older people when it comes to social media — for example, connecting with friends who aren’t dead yet, but still owe you money.
Geoff Johnson: Surfing offers lessons for dealing with AI in education

Geoff Johnson: Surfing offers lessons for dealing with AI in education

School boards need to ride the AI wave, but in a way that protects teachers and students from the perils while not limiting its educational potential
Opinion: Naturopathic doctors ready to relieve health-care crisis

Opinion: Naturopathic doctors ready to relieve health-care crisis

The time has come for naturopathic medicine to be fully embraced... during the current severe shortage of family doctors in this province and in particular northern BC.
Comment: Chasing higher housing density — but to what end?

Comment: Chasing higher housing density — but to what end?

The new legislation does not consider the extensive variation of capacity in designated municipalities, simply ignoring any inconvenient drawbacks.
Opinion: Online retailers ignore country of origin labeling

Opinion: Online retailers ignore country of origin labeling

Canada introduced country of origin mandatory labeling back in the 1890s to help consumers support Canadian manufacturers and industry. Online marketplaces have pulled a runaround on this tradition.
Editorial: Government must get ruthless with toxic drug traffickers

Editorial: Government must get ruthless with toxic drug traffickers

What is the difference between the sodium nitrite Kenneth Law is accused of selling and people trafficking enough fentanyl to kill dozens or hundreds of people?