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Les Leyne: Lawyers gearing up for fight over Legal Professions Act

Les Leyne: Lawyers gearing up for fight over Legal Professions Act

B.C.’s proposed Legal Professions Act cuts into lawyers’ lucrative turf and reduces their control over their own oversight. But the complaints go beyond that.
Baldrey: A closer look at the tension rising in the B.C. legislature

Baldrey: A closer look at the tension rising in the B.C. legislature

"Screaming" may be an understatement of how some MLAs recently voiced their frustration. Good thing there's no chamber this week, columnist Keith Baldrey says.
Rob Shaw: Concerns over MNP worm their way through B.C.'s agriculture ministry

Rob Shaw: Concerns over MNP worm their way through B.C.'s agriculture ministry

B.C. government's cozy relationship with a single consulting firm raises red flags
Kirk LaPointe: Can Canada finally fix its shameful school-food gap?

Kirk LaPointe: Can Canada finally fix its shameful school-food gap?

Federal, provincial tussling should not get in the way of a national school food program
Comment: B.C. needs legislation that requires construction payments to be prompt

Comment: B.C. needs legislation that requires construction payments to be prompt

Why should anyone have to wait to be paid for completed work?
Monique Keiran: 'Dawn chorus' might just be a voice warm-up

Monique Keiran: 'Dawn chorus' might just be a voice warm-up

Researchers believe it may be the equivalent of the mashup of sound that comes from the stage before a Victoria Symphony performance
Trevor Hancock: We still have no idea of the health effects of many pollutants

Trevor Hancock: We still have no idea of the health effects of many pollutants

The chemical industry is subjecting us — and all the other species with whom we share this planet — to an uncontrolled experiment to which we never consented
Les Leyne: An up-close look at drug safe-supply diversion

Les Leyne: An up-close look at drug safe-supply diversion

The two views of how safe supply actually works have been crashing into each other with increasing frequency lately in the political world.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: They'll be paying the bills

Adrian Raeside cartoon: They'll be paying the bills

Rob Shaw: Surrey policing dispute heats up again as mayor spurns $250M offer

Rob Shaw: Surrey policing dispute heats up again as mayor spurns $250M offer

Mayor Brenda Locke prepares to play election-time game of chicken with BC NDP