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Editorial: A fond farewell to a gracious Queen

Editorial: A fond farewell to a gracious Queen

For millions of people, Queen Elizabeth II represented stability and constancy in turbulent times.
Andy Prest: Cheers to the Cheshire Cheese, and all those restaurants that create lifelong memories

Andy Prest: Cheers to the Cheshire Cheese, and all those restaurants that create lifelong memories

Nothing makes a lasting impression quite like a favourite family diner from your childhood.
One-third of North Shore residents have had long waits for health care, poll finds

One-third of North Shore residents have had long waits for health care, poll finds

Almost half of respondents said they or a family member has had to wait long hours to see a doctor or nurse.
Baldrey: Not all BCGEU members embrace tentative contract despite historic wage increases

Baldrey: Not all BCGEU members embrace tentative contract despite historic wage increases

Sidelining of signing bonus sparks some grumbling among union membership.
Jack Knox: If they have to close shop anyway, why not Sunday?

Jack Knox: If they have to close shop anyway, why not Sunday?

It wasn’t until 1980 that then-premier Bill Bennett eased the ban on Sunday shopping.
An updated inventory of long-haul inflation implications and angst

An updated inventory of long-haul inflation implications and angst

Many things are worrisome about substantial, sustained increases in the cost of living and borrowing.
Monique Keiran: Researchers tackle mystery of missing bear toes, floating feet

Monique Keiran: Researchers tackle mystery of missing bear toes, floating feet

Five years after B.C. officials solved the decade-long mystery of detached sneaker-clad feet washing up on shore in the region, the cause of another foot mystery has been identified: grizzlies with missing toes
When is North Shore traffic at its worst? (Probably not when you think)

When is North Shore traffic at its worst? (Probably not when you think)

97 per cent of those polled got it wrong, but the data doesn't lie
Editorial: Booster shots, however imperfect, are still a smart idea

Editorial: Booster shots, however imperfect, are still a smart idea

As we head into another fall season an uptick in cases of the virus is expected.
Jack Knox: Island's first glimpse of Queen was most poignant

Jack Knox: Island's first glimpse of Queen was most poignant

She made the first of her seven visits to Vancouver Island in 1951, the only time she came here as ­princess, not queen.