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DAVE’S DIGS: As the ranks of billionaires grow, why go after poor migrants?

Legitimate critics of migrant policy must address the problem of xenophobia among their supporters

B.C. VIEWS: Speaker Darryl Plecas splits legislature looting spree open

Long road to accountability began with MLA disclosures

Is Environment Canada a little too quick to issue wind warnings?

Weather is news, there’s no doubt about that but lately you have…

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Is Environment Canada a little too quick to issue wind warnings?

Weather is news, there’s no doubt about that but lately you have…

COLUMN: Four questions on the B.C. economy in 2019

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jan 20, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

B.C. VIEWS: Tracking propaganda around B.C.’s latest pipeline protest

‘Military invasion’ claims fly around the world in seconds

Assessment hike does not equal tax increase

Every January, when BC Assessment Authority sends out its annual assessments, many…

COLUMN: Why must people talk on the phone while on the toilet?

Taking care of business is no one’s business but your own

B.C. VIEWS: If this isn’t an Indigenous veto over development, what is?

Province surrenders salmon farms without scientific basis

B.C. VIEWS: For 2019, wishful thinking replaces evidence

‘CleanBC’ recycled strategies and gestures don’t help environment

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Interesting people doing interesting things

I meet a ton of interesting people in this job. Here are some of the memorable ones from 2018

Troll response was my favourite story in 2018

Sarah Silverman used social media to show – get this – compassion

COLUMN: Dickens, Scrooge and the message of A Christmas Carol

Imagining a meeting between the author and the main character of a well-loved story, 175 years later

DAVE’S DIGS: There’s no time for complacency as alt-right racism spreads online

Anti-immigrant disinformation should be met with opposition from all quarters

B.C. VIEWS: Andrew Wilkinson on taxes, ICBC and union changes

Opposition leader sees unpredictable year ahead in 2019

Parking garages still safer than email

There are reasons good and bad to want anonymity

DAVE’S DIGS: Even oil companies admit that CO2 emissions cause climate change

It’s often a futile task to argue with those who continue to…

How I became a Movember Man

Since about 2007, Movember has reminded men in Canada to get checked.…

  • Nov 29, 2018