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Les Leyne: Museum questions piling up, answers aren't

Les Leyne: Museum questions piling up, answers aren't

Finance minister has difficult time explaining museum decisions to legislature committee
Les Leyne: $789-million museum plan creates political earthquake for NDP

Les Leyne: $789-million museum plan creates political earthquake for NDP

It's turning into a significant crisis for the NDP government.
Les Leyne: B.C. government has misread public mood with museum plan

Les Leyne: B.C. government has misread public mood with museum plan

Horgan government wants to demolish Royal B.C. Museum, spend $789 million on a replacement. Reaction has been remarkably negative.
Opinion: Poll gauges views on matters of morality in Canada

Opinion: Poll gauges views on matters of morality in Canada

More than two-thirds of Canadians see contraception, divorce, sex between unmarried people and having children out of wedlock as morally acceptable, survey finds.
Back in the 59% club

Back in the 59% club

Rob Wynen returns with his wood chopping tips... and a lesson in hubris
Jack Knox: Victoria's Ukrainian Cultural Centre becomes a de facto refugee centre

Jack Knox: Victoria's Ukrainian Cultural Centre becomes a de facto refugee centre

Money from the Times Colonist Christmas Fund is helping groups that are helping Ukrainian refugees.
Les Leyne: New museum will be a monument to Indigenous reconciliation

Les Leyne: New museum will be a monument to Indigenous reconciliation

If there’s one project where Victoria’s track record of arguing everything to death needs to stop, it’s this one.
Opinion: Public health suffers when pro sports goes all in on gambling

Opinion: Public health suffers when pro sports goes all in on gambling

On this issue I am prepared to be called a prude, a fogey and a knuckle-dragger.
Opinion: Canadians spending less time cooking as pandemic wanes

Opinion: Canadians spending less time cooking as pandemic wanes

Fewer people abiding by Canada’s Food Guide recommendation to “put away distractions like the TV or electronics” while eating: poll.
Les Leyne: $25 billion spent, thousands of new hires, B.C.'s health care still falls short

Les Leyne: $25 billion spent, thousands of new hires, B.C.'s health care still falls short

B.C.'s health-care workforce has grown to 223,000 in 2022 from 184,000 in 2018.