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Survey: Rising level of urban noise disturbing an increasing number of Canadians

Survey: Rising level of urban noise disturbing an increasing number of Canadians

In January 2021, when Research Co. and Glacier Media first asked Canadians about noise, we thought the situation was dire. More than a quarter of Canadians (27 per cent) told us that their city or town had become noisier in the past 12 months.
Baldrey: How the BC NDP made history 50 years ago

Baldrey: How the BC NDP made history 50 years ago

It was Aug. 30, 1972 when the NDP first came to power — and changed the political landscape of the province forever.
Jack Knox: It's not about how we're policed, but how we're governed

Jack Knox: It's not about how we're policed, but how we're governed

Greater Victoria is overseen by a patchwork of councils, each with its own agenda and suite of services. No other Canadian community of this size is divided this way.
North Shore residents split on Seaspan expansion plans, poll finds

North Shore residents split on Seaspan expansion plans, poll finds

How is everyone feeling about the plan for new dry docks?
Commentary: Initial steps to seed quantum leaps in B.C.’s business of physics

Commentary: Initial steps to seed quantum leaps in B.C.’s business of physics

We can focus unduly about incompatibility and a lack of common ground.
Letter: Tale of Deep Cove baby’s near drowning in '78 sparks childhood memory

Letter: Tale of Deep Cove baby’s near drowning in '78 sparks childhood memory

'Like the kid in the story, I was looking down into the water and tripped over the board at the edge, falling into the water.'
Opinion: Why women shouldn't go grey, and other helpful tips

Opinion: Why women shouldn't go grey, and other helpful tips

Let women age in full view of the public, and next thing you know they're going to want to be taken seriously.
Survey: Majority of respondents have little faith in government to eradicate homelessness in B.C.

Survey: Majority of respondents have little faith in government to eradicate homelessness in B.C.

Four in five British Columbians say they believe homelessness has increased in the province over the past three years.
Andy Prest: North Van team reunites 50 years after fated bid for Little League World Series

Andy Prest: North Van team reunites 50 years after fated bid for Little League World Series

Play ball! The North Van Jaycees made an epic attempt run for championship glory in 1972. ⚾
Editorial: We must not let a court battle distract from our climate fight

Editorial: We must not let a court battle distract from our climate fight

At worst, it could prove to be a costly distraction from the much larger struggle we must face – learning to live without carbon.