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VIDEO: Colonial trauma creates drug addiction

Centuries of oppression should prompt compassion for suffering, not poor bashing

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

A half century since the death of discourse

The cliché about the 1960s is all peace and love, but it…

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Dancing & Tapas raises funds
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Students to learn to grow food
Museum Book Sale 2019

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

On the road to the front lines of the climate crisis

Zeballos fires signal the chaos and anxiety that comes with climate chaos

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

Should we pay for after-hours watering restriction complaint monitoring?

We can’t expect tickets to be issued based on someone else’s word, after all.

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

Baseball can inspire everyone from poets to 11-year-old kids

The Campbell River Tyees were winners at the recent 11U AAA Tier…

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

What the art of bonsai can teach us about the world

Wabi-sabi, the concept of transience and imperfection, in bonsai growing, journalism, and life

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

Special Olympics are special for many reasons

Next week, Campbell River is sending some athletes off to the nationals…

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour

Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

Animal stories multiply in a wired world

People seem to have an insatiable appetite for stories of animal encounters…

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

On civility, compassion, empathy and victim blaming

River rescue this week makes me ask… ‘When did we become such jerks?’