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Opinion: A Mother’s Day poem

Opinion: A Mother’s Day poem

In honour of the mothers who gave up their right to be a mother so that another woman could be a mother.
Jack Knox: It's a mother of a job, but sign me up

Jack Knox: It's a mother of a job, but sign me up

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! We wish you never-ending ­appreciation and recognition by children who always help out around the house, seldom give you an eye-roll and are never found passed out drunk face down in the driveway.
Les Leyne: B.C. to guard mental health rights as it studies crime

Les Leyne: B.C. to guard mental health rights as it studies crime

An amendment to the Mental Health Act would provide new safeguards for the rights of involuntary patients.
Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Use of paper money has jumped 15 percentage points in the two years since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, survey finds.
Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

B.C. mayors have expressed concern about pattern of "catch and release" for repeat offenders
Jack Knox: He lives in Colwood; he had five large pizzas delivered from a pizzeria in Windsor, Ont.

Jack Knox: He lives in Colwood; he had five large pizzas delivered from a pizzeria in Windsor, Ont.

Pizzas were half-baked and frozen by Antonino's in Windsor, Ont., placed in shipping boxes and overnighted to Victoria.
Editorial: Census data shows us you cannot freeze time

Editorial: Census data shows us you cannot freeze time

You can try to stave off change by saying no, but you only engineer yourself newer, much harder-to-solve problems
Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

Les Leyne: B.C. braces for huge influx of refugees from Ukraine

The volunteers already working around the clock to ready for Ukrainian newcomers know it. The federal and provincial officials bracing for the work flow know it.
Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Les Leyne: Province plans to ask citizens probing questions to identify systemic racism

Data will be collected to spot disparities and inequities in how people of different backgrounds are treated by government
Poll: Hybrid combo of work from home and office is the best of both worlds, say North Shore readers

Poll: Hybrid combo of work from home and office is the best of both worlds, say North Shore readers

Almost an equal number of workers said they're happy vs. not happy to go back to the office. About the same number said they're continuing to work from home.