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David Sovka: Physical violence and other birthday traditions

David Sovka: Physical violence and other birthday traditions

In Spain, they tug hard on your ear once for every year you’ve lived. In the 1970s Canada, they banged your bum on the ground, once for every year, and fed you cake containing choking hazards
Greg Perry cartoon: ER wait times are getting pretty deadly

Greg Perry cartoon: ER wait times are getting pretty deadly

Opinion: Trudeau government only winner in Emergencies Act decision

Opinion: Trudeau government only winner in Emergencies Act decision

The Federal Court has done nothing more than say the federal government was not justified in invoking the Emergencies Act.
Rob Shaw: B.C. government appeals ruling over restricted drug use

Rob Shaw: B.C. government appeals ruling over restricted drug use

Premier has expressed frustration province can regulate use of tobacco, alcohol – but not that of hard drugs
Editorial: North Shore Rescue are the heroes we need

Editorial: North Shore Rescue are the heroes we need

The advances our all-volunteer team have made in the last decade have been astounding. This week we say thanks with a special feature section of the North Shore News
Rob Shaw: All eyes on Robinson as B.C. schools vie for international students

Rob Shaw: All eyes on Robinson as B.C. schools vie for international students

New cap on international students has post-secondary institutes eager to tap as many seats as possible from the minister
Baldrey: Children, family ministry is the toughest file in B.C.'s government

Baldrey: Children, family ministry is the toughest file in B.C.'s government

There have been 14 ministers in the role since its creation in 1996. Why columnist Keith Baldrey believes they've been "judged harsher" than any other MLA.
Three in four Canadians support funding for in-vitro fertilization, new polling finds

Three in four Canadians support funding for in-vitro fertilization, new polling finds

This coming July, Louise Brown will celebrate her 46th birthday. Brown was the first person to be born as a result of in-vitro fertilization.
Opinion: Making more money over making more of a future is short-sighted

Opinion: Making more money over making more of a future is short-sighted

At the end of your days, are you going to wish you had a few more dollars in your pocket? Or will you be wishing your grandchildren and great grandchildren are able to live long, healthy lives?
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Embracing B.C.'s electric future

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Embracing B.C.'s electric future