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Editorial: Short-term rentals provide long-term pains in our housing crisis

Editorial: Short-term rentals provide long-term pains in our housing crisis

There is a lot more our governments could be doing before rolling out the welcome mat for short-term rentals.
Jack Knox: Benedict Cumberbatch brings Empress apology letter to London stage

Jack Knox: Benedict Cumberbatch brings Empress apology letter to London stage

The actor read the letter recounting an infamous event involving pepperoni, seagulls and an Empress hotel room at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall as part of a charity event
B.C. nets ‘impressive’ population growth

B.C. nets ‘impressive’ population growth

After faltering early during the pandemic, population growth in Canada’s large urban markets regained their mojo as immigration returned with a vengeance. On a July-to-July basis, Canada’s population grew 1.
Rob Shaw: Pressure to address housing crisis mounts as affordability gets worse

Rob Shaw: Pressure to address housing crisis mounts as affordability gets worse

Despite all the announcements on housing affordability from the new David Eby government in Victoria, a recent report by one of Canada’s largest banks shows things on the ground have never been worse.
Kirk LaPointe: Lions Gate Bridge not nearly the challenge Vancouverites imagine

Kirk LaPointe: Lions Gate Bridge not nearly the challenge Vancouverites imagine

‘It can be an opportunity for reflection inside a vehicle, helpful if you’re eager to get through an audiobook a little more efficiently, but mostly it moves,’ writes this West Vancouver newbie.
Rob Shaw: BC Greens’ continued COVID focus raises questions about party’s political well-being

Rob Shaw: BC Greens’ continued COVID focus raises questions about party’s political well-being

The BC Greens are moving to shore up their credentials on the health care file, by naming a high-profile surgeon to be deputy leader of the party.
Opinion: Mixed response to recycling, other environmental issues in B.C.

Opinion: Mixed response to recycling, other environmental issues in B.C.

Abandoning single-use plastics appears to be a worthy cause for most.
Opinion: Morneau’s political post-mortem prescribes. Will Trudeau listen?

Opinion: Morneau’s political post-mortem prescribes. Will Trudeau listen?

For British Columbians looking for clues on the current federal perspective on the province, there is fairly thin gruel to consume.
Almost two-thirds of North Shore readers say a new bridge is needed

Almost two-thirds of North Shore readers say a new bridge is needed

Current bridges are old and can't handle traffic volumes, readers said
Keith Baldrey: Government money can’t solve forest industry woes

Keith Baldrey: Government money can’t solve forest industry woes

Premier announces multimillion-dollar funding for B.C. mills, but shrinking timber supply is main driver of sector’s slide.
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