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Editorial: Premier performance – John Horgan bowing out as leader

Editorial: Premier performance – John Horgan bowing out as leader

B.C. Premier John Horgan ended speculation by announcing Tuesday he won't lead the NDP into the next election. He leaves big shoes to fill.
Les Leyne: Horgan quits on his own terms

Les Leyne: Horgan quits on his own terms

He quit while it was still his choice, an adroit move
Opinion: No one can blame Horgan for cashing out before political stock drops

Opinion: No one can blame Horgan for cashing out before political stock drops

Horgan is a bit like Shopify stock at the end of last year, performing so well that you know it can’t last.
Opinion: Canadian pride in the country’s Parliament, economy and courts in rapid decline

Opinion: Canadian pride in the country’s Parliament, economy and courts in rapid decline

Canadians' perceptions about what makes them proud have changed moderately when compared to 2021 – with a few glaring exceptions.
Baldrey: Poll raises alarm about growing extremism in Canada

Baldrey: Poll raises alarm about growing extremism in Canada

This country can’t claim to be fundamentally different than the U.S. when it comes to “misinformation, conspiracy theories and distrust,” survey suggests.
Jack Knox: Horticultural confusion a handicap as Cheap Food Era ends

Jack Knox: Horticultural confusion a handicap as Cheap Food Era ends

Being clueless about plant life is not something you’re supposed to admit in Victoria, the City of Gardens. It’s like being the only guy from Saskatchewan who can’t skate.
Opinion: Support grows for B.C. anti-corruption commissioner following release of Cullen Commission report

Opinion: Support grows for B.C. anti-corruption commissioner following release of Cullen Commission report

Research Co. and Glacier Media last asked about the Cullen Commission in October 2021 and found a public that welcomed a deeper analysis into how people were illogically allowed to bring in hockey bags full of cash into casinos.
Les Leyne: RBCM fiasco 'on me,' Horgan says

Les Leyne: RBCM fiasco 'on me,' Horgan says

Horgan did his best to absorb all the responsibility for what happened
Opinion: Economic outlook on the near and far horizon: dark clouds of misery and gloom

Opinion: Economic outlook on the near and far horizon: dark clouds of misery and gloom

Local businesses are anxious, many are wounded by the pandemic, most are concerned about the near future.
If you're a 2022 grad and you're reading this, you will achieve great things

If you're a 2022 grad and you're reading this, you will achieve great things

The fact that this column has reached your eyes means that there are people who love and care about you, and that is a powerful thing. 💗