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Rob Shaw: B.C.'s troubled $10 child care rollout leaves millions in federal cash underutilized

Rob Shaw: B.C.'s troubled $10 child care rollout leaves millions in federal cash underutilized

BC NDP’s promise of $10-a-day child care far from ‘universal’
Les Leyne: Will B.C.’s World Cup costs go up? Of course they will

Les Leyne: Will B.C.’s World Cup costs go up? Of course they will

Having an entire continent host the World Cup doesn’t stop the cost creep. It just spreads it around so that more taxpayers can take part.
Letters: Keep the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival, local residents say

Letters: Keep the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival, local residents say

It appears Burnaby residents are hoping to keep the annual Blues and Roots Festival as city staff is recommending to replace it.
Comment: Floating bus stops go against accessible design

Comment: Floating bus stops go against accessible design

Consciously creating unsafe barriers to essential public services violates the Canadian Charter and human rights-based legislation
Les Leyne: Flipping tax long time coming, late arriving

Les Leyne: Flipping tax long time coming, late arriving

The flipping fire truck will be arriving in January 2025, but the blaze looks to be under control
Adrian Raeside cartoon: How belt-tightening is working out

Adrian Raeside cartoon: How belt-tightening is working out

Photos: Preserving Burnaby and New West's first drafts of history

Photos: Preserving Burnaby and New West's first drafts of history

The NOW and Record may be digital, but the nostalgia and headlines of the past will live on.
Baldrey: A look at the B.C. NDP's fiscal plan. Will it win or lose votes?

Baldrey: A look at the B.C. NDP's fiscal plan. Will it win or lose votes?

"Elections are about choices," says columnist Keith Baldrey, who believes the NDP government is going all-in on handing out perks.
Rob Shaw: BC NDP's $10 child care promises stalling out

Rob Shaw: BC NDP's $10 child care promises stalling out

Federal funding growth of flagship provincial program is exceeding that of BC NDP
Comment: The carbon tax and the federal dental plan are both unfair

Comment: The carbon tax and the federal dental plan are both unfair

They do not benefit all Canadians equally.