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Les Leyne: It's tough to get rid of a municipal councillor, but that's going to change

Les Leyne: It's tough to get rid of a municipal councillor, but that's going to change

Municipal councillors will be obliged to step down if they're facing criminal charges
Andy Prest: 'Barb's Besties' keep running for the friend who brought them all together

Andy Prest: 'Barb's Besties' keep running for the friend who brought them all together

Running group started by North Vancouver's Barb Zeidler has been going strong for more than 20 years
Opinion: BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon set to make provincial politics a lot more interesting

Opinion: BC Liberal leader Kevin Falcon set to make provincial politics a lot more interesting

Typically, historically, graciously, when a byelection is called to permit a brand new party leader to gain a legislative seat, the opponent parties typically, historically, graciously run candidates with no chance to win.
Les Leyne: 248-time Victoria offender cited as mayors express worry about 'catch and release' justice system

Les Leyne: 248-time Victoria offender cited as mayors express worry about 'catch and release' justice system

The mayors’ perspective: We have a serious problem, and it’s getting worse.
Jack Knox: Even before air war, Oak Bay pilot had to survive Battle of the Atlantic

Jack Knox: Even before air war, Oak Bay pilot had to survive Battle of the Atlantic

Before going into battle as a pilot, Oak Bay's Norman Loudoun survived a ship sinking.
Editorial: Bus rapid transit may work, even if it isn't very exciting

Editorial: Bus rapid transit may work, even if it isn't very exciting

It may not be the solution some of us wanted, but it could be the solution a lot of us need.
Jack Knox: With elections looming, four years is too long for some would-be city councillors

Jack Knox: With elections looming, four years is too long for some would-be city councillors

Civic elections used to be held every three years.
Les Leyne: B.C.'s court fight negates lofty rhetoric about devotion to Indigenous reconciliation

Les Leyne: B.C.'s court fight negates lofty rhetoric about devotion to Indigenous reconciliation

There's a big gulf between what the B.C. government is saying and what it's doing.
Opinion: BC Liberals worry commission will ditch their shoo-in rural ridings

Opinion: BC Liberals worry commission will ditch their shoo-in rural ridings

Electorial boundaries commission could combine rural ridings and add more in urban areas.
Opinion: Companies are mitigating labour shortages with automation — and this could drastically impact workers

Opinion: Companies are mitigating labour shortages with automation — and this could drastically impact workers

With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.