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Baldrey: Drug decriminalization in B.C. — one year later

Baldrey: Drug decriminalization in B.C. — one year later

No B.C. politician of any stripe will advocate for a widespread expansion of non-prescribed safe supply of drugs, columnist Keith Baldrey believes.
Rob Shaw: Online exploitation legislation tears down political walls for grieving B.C. family

Rob Shaw: Online exploitation legislation tears down political walls for grieving B.C. family

‘He promised me Carson’s death would not be in vain,’ father Ryan Cleland recalls of encounter with premier
Editorial: BC NDP all hot air on 2030 gas ban plan

Editorial: BC NDP all hot air on 2030 gas ban plan

During a housing crisis for availability and affordability, the BC government is offering a plan to make new homes more expensive to build and live in.
Comment: Feeding addicts what they crave is no solution

Comment: Feeding addicts what they crave is no solution

The suggestion that expanding access to hydromorphone by making it available without prescription will do nothing to reduce toxic fentanyl overdoses.
Trevor Hancock: The fossil-fuel industry is the new tobacco

Trevor Hancock: The fossil-fuel industry is the new tobacco

Not only does it disregard the wellbeing of people and the planet in its pursuit of profit, it uses many of the same tactics — even consultants — as the tobacco industry
Geoff Johnson: Move to ditch SATS raises concerns about relying on school transcripts

Geoff Johnson: Move to ditch SATS raises concerns about relying on school transcripts

The question left hanging is whether the transcripts from high school A are equivalent to those from high school B
David Sovka: Physical violence and other birthday traditions

David Sovka: Physical violence and other birthday traditions

In Spain, they tug hard on your ear once for every year you’ve lived. In the 1970s Canada, they banged your bum on the ground, once for every year, and fed you cake containing choking hazards
Greg Perry cartoon: ER wait times are getting pretty deadly

Greg Perry cartoon: ER wait times are getting pretty deadly

Opinion: Trudeau government only winner in Emergencies Act decision

Opinion: Trudeau government only winner in Emergencies Act decision

The Federal Court has done nothing more than say the federal government was not justified in invoking the Emergencies Act.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: She's still sailing after all these years

Adrian Raeside cartoon: She's still sailing after all these years