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Les Leyne: For B.C. politicians, a crash course in opioid damage

Les Leyne: For B.C. politicians, a crash course in opioid damage

B.C. police chiefs agreed a long time ago “the idea of prosecuting individuals for simple possession was really a waste of time.”
Jack Knox: Baseball offers respite of calm in a tense world

Jack Knox: Baseball offers respite of calm in a tense world

Find spiritual sustenance by going to a baseball game
Les Leyne: Decriminalization test a full retreat from 'war on drugs'

Les Leyne: Decriminalization test a full retreat from 'war on drugs'

It’s a three-year trial, but given the energy B.C. officials put into winning it, there’s a good chance it will be permanent
Russia ousts North Korea to claim title of least-liked country

Russia ousts North Korea to claim title of least-liked country

There is no discernible demographic group in Canada where at least one in five respondents have a positive opinion of the Russian Federation
Baldrey: BC NDP digs itself into political hole with museum scheme

Baldrey: BC NDP digs itself into political hole with museum scheme

Nearly $1 billion price tag, eight-year time span to build new Royal B.C. Museum raises questions about political priorities, planning.
Jack Knox: So, I went to a casino and a hockey game broke out

Jack Knox: So, I went to a casino and a hockey game broke out

A parade of gambling commercials during TV hockey games
Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

I spent many of my formative school years in the U.S., where safety drills for hurricanes and anything more sinister were the norm. And sometimes when I did have to hide under my desk, it wasn't a drill. As more school shootings are reported, I wonder what those classroom experiences really taught.
Survey: Bike lane debate in Vancouver gradually losing its momentum

Survey: Bike lane debate in Vancouver gradually losing its momentum

In 2022, significant majorities of Vancouverites support the concept of separated bike lanes
Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Government should have involved the public more in its museum decisions
Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

There’s a culprit behind health-care shortages in B.C. Its name? Bureaucracy.