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Editorial: Follow younger folks’ lead and learn about consent, Squamish

Editorial: Follow younger folks’ lead and learn about consent, Squamish

'It is awkward in our culture to talk about these things, but the bottom line is that not talking about it is dangerous for all involved.'
Opinion: Behind the numbers of the Squamish Winter Eagle Count

Opinion: Behind the numbers of the Squamish Winter Eagle Count

'The success of this year’s salmon run started years ago. Salmon migrate from the ocean to lay eggs, or spawn, in Squamish’s rivers and tributaries.'
Paul Sullivan: Another Groundhog Day for B.C. housing affordability

Paul Sullivan: Another Groundhog Day for B.C. housing affordability

No wonder the B.C. government recently bragged about its $5 billion surplus. B.C., after all, has long meant “bring cash.”
Editorial: There's a new bridge to the North Shore Kevin Falcon wants to sell you

Editorial: There's a new bridge to the North Shore Kevin Falcon wants to sell you

Building another bridge across the Second Narrows is popular politics. But it’s unlikely to provide a permanent fix to North Shore gridlock, and presents many practical challenges.
Nominations are open again (finally) for the North Shore Sport Awards

Nominations are open again (finally) for the North Shore Sport Awards

Here's your chance to nominate an athlete or team following years of pandemic cancellations and uncertainty
Rob Shaw: Eby selects Penny Ballem as his special adviser on health

Rob Shaw: Eby selects Penny Ballem as his special adviser on health

Throughout her career, Ballem has made a practice out of telling politicians what they don’t want to hear, when they need to hear it.
Jack Knox: Empress reigns on haunted-hotel list thanks to Lizzie the chambermaid — among others

Jack Knox: Empress reigns on haunted-hotel list thanks to Lizzie the chambermaid — among others

Every so often someone will sense a presence, or feel a room suddenly turn cold. There are even stories of a woman in starched white cap and apron passing right through a wall.
Chief Crystal Smith: First Nations want an energy future, not eco-colonialism

Chief Crystal Smith: First Nations want an energy future, not eco-colonialism

Industry and to some extent government, have learned to work with First Nations to establish genuine economic reconciliation opportunities, particularly in the energy sector.
Outlook 2023: Voters: Are you ready to return to the ballot box in 2023?

Outlook 2023: Voters: Are you ready to return to the ballot box in 2023?

If a provincial election indeed takes place this year, Falcon faces two other challenges: A rebrand and candidate selection.
Rob Shaw: Like with approvals, expect delays on housing reform results

Rob Shaw: Like with approvals, expect delays on housing reform results

It can take up to 22 months for the province to relocate a ditch as part of road widening for a new condo or apartment building
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