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Bob Mackin: Reviewing the B.C. government's COVID-19 review

Bob Mackin: Reviewing the B.C. government's COVID-19 review

A look at the provincial response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rob Shaw: What to expect from Eby’s first cabinet announcement

Rob Shaw: What to expect from Eby’s first cabinet announcement

Eby’s choices will reveal the future of his government, its priorities and where he intends to take the province over the next two years.
Survey: Religion’s importance is on the decline in Canada and the United States

Survey: Religion’s importance is on the decline in Canada and the United States

British Columbians continue to show a uniqueness in abandoning both labels and places of worship.
Keith Baldrey: Communications breakdown eroded 'strong' COVID-19 response, report finds

Keith Baldrey: Communications breakdown eroded 'strong' COVID-19 response, report finds

Confusion about rules, lack of timely data from government harmed public trust after "calm, competent and apolitical' initial moves to fight pandemic, study concludes.
Opinion: Vancouver Pen Shop move is another chapter in downtown decay

Opinion: Vancouver Pen Shop move is another chapter in downtown decay

Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association is granting businesses half of their costs to a maximum $5,000 of repairing busted windows, doors, removing or coating graffiti, and installing cameras, shutters or gates.
Letters: West Van land acknowledgment decision spurs divided reaction

Letters: West Van land acknowledgment decision spurs divided reaction

Land acknowledgments do not have to be static, they can be living and grow over time, one letter writer says
Carly Madge: Maybe we need a Ministry for the Future today

Carly Madge: Maybe we need a Ministry for the Future today

The Ministry for the Future, a novel by Kim Stanley Robinson, with its mix of real science and not-so-far from reality-fiction, should be on the top of your “to-read” list.  
Opinion: Paint a picture of me with all the colours — except white

Opinion: Paint a picture of me with all the colours — except white

Do you see me through a white lens? I'm here to ask you not to.
Survey: Majority of respondents disagree with decisions to remove statues

Survey: Majority of respondents disagree with decisions to remove statues

In 2018, at a time when words like “reconciliation” were not being mentioned prominently to discuss the relationship of Canadian governments with Indigenous residents, the City of Victoria removed a statue of Sir John A.
Rob Shaw: Why the BC NDP should consider an early election

Rob Shaw: Why the BC NDP should consider an early election

Premier David Eby continues to insist he has no plans for a snap election. But there is a compelling and growing political case that could change his mind. At the centre of it all is B.C.
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