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Rob Shaw: Is B.C. ready to lead the way on firefighter safety?

Rob Shaw: Is B.C. ready to lead the way on firefighter safety?

Green MLA Adam Olsen says B.C. firefighters deserve gear free of harmful chemicals
Trevor Hancock: When it comes to food, what's good for us is also good for the planet

Trevor Hancock: When it comes to food, what's good for us is also good for the planet

A healthy diet can massively reduce our environmental impact — agriculture is responsible for 80 per cent of global deforestation and 70 per cent of freshwater use
Geoff Johnson: Changing values cited as one reason for decline in PISA results

Geoff Johnson: Changing values cited as one reason for decline in PISA results

Although what schools are teaching has changed, so have the values and priorities of today’s 15-year-olds
Les Leyne: Evidence is in: Bring back school police-liaison programs

Les Leyne: Evidence is in: Bring back school police-liaison programs

The liaison program should be adjusted to reflect racial and minority sensitivities and reintroduced in short order.
Greg Perry cartoon: Take a deep breath before placing bag on scale

Greg Perry cartoon: Take a deep breath before placing bag on scale

Rob Shaw: Eby's house-flipping tax likely to fizzle

Rob Shaw: Eby's house-flipping tax likely to fizzle

B.C.'s new housing flipping tax might not add up to much more than an election gimmick
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Checking out what's for rent

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Checking out what's for rent

Comment: Serving on a strata council does not have to be 'Game of Groans'

Comment: Serving on a strata council does not have to be 'Game of Groans'

My most recent council experience was a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad time.
Rob Shaw: B.C.'s troubled $10 child care rollout leaves millions in federal cash underutilized

Rob Shaw: B.C.'s troubled $10 child care rollout leaves millions in federal cash underutilized

BC NDP’s promise of $10-a-day child care far from ‘universal’
Les Leyne: Will B.C.’s World Cup costs go up? Of course they will

Les Leyne: Will B.C.’s World Cup costs go up? Of course they will

Having an entire continent host the World Cup doesn’t stop the cost creep. It just spreads it around so that more taxpayers can take part.