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Opinion: Understanding the shifting sands of immigration attitudes

Opinion: Understanding the shifting sands of immigration attitudes

The rise in anti-immigration sentiments, especially amid challenging conditions, could have far-reaching consequences for Canada's social harmony and economic prosperity.
Opinion: Canadians are feeling increasingly powerless amid economic struggles and rising inequality

Opinion: Canadians are feeling increasingly powerless amid economic struggles and rising inequality

The perception of a worsening cost of living, combined with seeing Canada as significantly more unequal, is creating a perfect storm for a deteriorating sense of control in everyday life.
Baldrey: BC Green Party has 'steep uphill battle' ahead of 2024 election

Baldrey: BC Green Party has 'steep uphill battle' ahead of 2024 election

Political columnist Keith Baldrey analyzes the Greens' current predicament, which includes its leader choosing to run in an NDP stronghold this fall.
Monique Keiran: Try this Canada Day quiz

Monique Keiran: Try this Canada Day quiz

How well do you know Canadian history? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of Canadian history and symbols.
Comment: We won’t have enough electricity for all those EVs

Comment: We won’t have enough electricity for all those EVs

It is highly unlikely Ottawa’s ban on gasoline vehicles will actually happen.
Claire Nielsen: A few common reasons for weight gain

Claire Nielsen: A few common reasons for weight gain

Columnist Claire Nielsen shares her thoughts on this complex topic.
Opinion: Are governments using proceeds from crime to raise public funds?

Opinion: Are governments using proceeds from crime to raise public funds?

Civil forfeiture laws and unexplained wealth orders seem to be less about crime control than an exercise in public funding.
David Sovka: Nostrils-deep in hay fever

David Sovka: Nostrils-deep in hay fever

Out here on the West Coast allergy season not so much a season as a condition, because something is always growing, blooming and spraying the air with its particular trigger to reach for the Kleenex.
Comment: Can ambitious political leadership restore Canada’s health system?

Comment: Can ambitious political leadership restore Canada’s health system?

Can ambitious political leadership restore Canada’s health system? It can, and it will depend on you and me to demand it.
Trevor Hancock: Valuing our relationship with each other

Trevor Hancock: Valuing our relationship with each other

Many of our problems, I believe, stem from a mis-aligned set of values that are unfit for the 21st century challenges we face.