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Jack Knox: As monarch vanishes from ferries, take a deep breath

Jack Knox: As monarch vanishes from ferries, take a deep breath

B.C. Ferries has decided to not only remove the Queen’s portrait from its vessels, but to rid itself of the royal presence altogether: It will not replace the pictures with ones of King Charles
Vancouver voters say no to toll wall

Vancouver voters say no to toll wall

Politicians across British Columbia should take a hard look at the results from Vancouver’s municipal election before pushing their unaffordable pet projects on tapped-out taxpayers.
Opinion: Professor seeds fresh approach to learning with STEM high school

Opinion: Professor seeds fresh approach to learning with STEM high school

Mike Gelbart has made what many would consider a high-risk, mid-career, head-scratching move. He, of course, sees it differently. He, at this stage, sees it correctly, too.
Elizabeth Murphy: Systemic issues in civic elections continue

Elizabeth Murphy: Systemic issues in civic elections continue

The civic election resoundingly demonstrated the public wants change in governance at Vancouver city hall.
Survey: Close to half of respondents want Canada to establish new guidelines for birthright citizenship

Survey: Close to half of respondents want Canada to establish new guidelines for birthright citizenship

Almost half of Canadians think it is time for Canada to consider establishing new guidelines for birthright citizenship.
Suzanne Anton: Vancouver must work with provincial, federal governments to fix complex housing problems

Suzanne Anton: Vancouver must work with provincial, federal governments to fix complex housing problems

Mayor-elect Ken Sim and his team are in a fortunate position. Controlling the votes, as they do, means that they can set their priorities and follow through with them.
Nathalie Baker: Eliminating public hearings will not solve the housing crisis

Nathalie Baker: Eliminating public hearings will not solve the housing crisis

For the last what-seems-like-forever, it’s been virtually impossible to mention the word “Vancouver” without the conversation quickly turning to real estate and its inherent unaffordability.
Rob Shaw: B.C. drug crisis report recommends the urgent action we already know is needed

Rob Shaw: B.C. drug crisis report recommends the urgent action we already know is needed

Les Leyne: Committee urges same response to drug crisis as to pandemic

Les Leyne: Committee urges same response to drug crisis as to pandemic

Ten thousand people have died in the six years since the emergency was declared — illicit drug toxicity is the leading cause of unnatural death in B.C., more than homicides, car crashes, drowning and fires combined
Rob Shaw: B.C.’s long-awaited doctor pay model plan leaves patients waiting for results

Rob Shaw: B.C.’s long-awaited doctor pay model plan leaves patients waiting for results

Health Minister Adrian Dix’s new plan to fix the family doctor system is as expensive as it is ambitious.
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