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Baldrey: It's sad to see B.C. (still) in a state of hate and intolerance

Baldrey: It's sad to see B.C. (still) in a state of hate and intolerance

Columnist Keith Baldrey says he's familiar with receiving criticism, but believes the current social discourse can easily make a person feel "a little tense."
Rob Shaw: BC NDP program barely offers Band-Aids while businesses bleed

Rob Shaw: BC NDP program barely offers Band-Aids while businesses bleed

Bureaucracy behind Security Small Business Rebate Program means it could take 37 years to distribute funds for companies hit by vandals
Comment: Land Act proposals are another step towards meaningful reconciliation

Comment: Land Act proposals are another step towards meaningful reconciliation

To make the point clear, because there are people suggesting otherwise, nothing in the legislative proposals will change anything on the ground anywhere.
Comment: Floating bus stops go against accessible design

Comment: Floating bus stops go against accessible design

“Floating or island” bus stops located between bike lanes and the road, away from the curb, pose ongoing danger to all pedestrians, but particularly blind transit users.
Column: Canadian taxpayers getting soaked by FIFA

Column: Canadian taxpayers getting soaked by FIFA

"Taxpayers can’t afford to pay for luxury suites and private elevators," the Canadian Taxpayers Federation said.
BBB: This romance scam tricks victims into laundering money

BBB: This romance scam tricks victims into laundering money

Are you on a dating app? The Better Business Bureau encourages users to research, ask specific questions and never send money to avoid scams.
Minter: How to have success with seeds

Minter: How to have success with seeds

Timing is everything and there is such a thing as buying too much seed, says master gardener Brian Minter in his latest article.
Trevor Hancock: Is B.C. about to radically transform governance?

Trevor Hancock: Is B.C. about to radically transform governance?

If a draft framework is adopted, the B.C. government would commit to the conservation and management of ecosystem health and biodiversity as an overarching priority
David Sovka: Good night, sleep tight — and something about bedbugs ...

David Sovka: Good night, sleep tight — and something about bedbugs ...

The risk of bedbugs goes up dramatically for people who enjoy sleeping, particularly sleeping in a bed
Geoff Johnson: No single right answer in direct instruction versus inquiry-based learning debate

Geoff Johnson: No single right answer in direct instruction versus inquiry-based learning debate

When it comes to learning, both direct instruction and inquiry-based learning play a role