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Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

There’s a culprit behind health-care shortages in B.C. Its name? Bureaucracy.
Keith Baldrey: Can political parties keep it together?

Keith Baldrey: Can political parties keep it together?

Political infighting that toppled Alberta premier Jason Kenney not limited to provincial parties.
Opinion: Gang of four needs cohesion not fragmentation in 2022’s fight for city hall

Opinion: Gang of four needs cohesion not fragmentation in 2022’s fight for city hall

Each challenger has an authentic purpose of public service.
Jack Knox: Little free libraries a reminder of grassroots goodness

Jack Knox: Little free libraries a reminder of grassroots goodness

Greater Victoria's little free libraries were probably started on Clare Street in 2008 by Angela Evans
Opinion: Pandemic’s retreat softening public opinion poll for politicians

Opinion: Pandemic’s retreat softening public opinion poll for politicians

Opinion: Recessionary storm casting dark clouds over economic optimism

Opinion: Recessionary storm casting dark clouds over economic optimism

At any other recent time, our economic indices would be considered enviable. We live amid full employment, with more jobs than pre-pandemic, as evidenced by a labour shortage. We are flush with investment capital.
Jack Knox: A Victoria Day quiz, with an emphasis on Victoria

Jack Knox: A Victoria Day quiz, with an emphasis on Victoria

It’s the Victoria Day long weekend. Seems an appropriate time for a Victoria current events quiz. Multiple choice. No wrong answers.
Editorial: EV, not so easy — but worth it

Editorial: EV, not so easy — but worth it

My partner and I have wanted to kick our fossil fuel addiction for many years.  
Les Leyne: Museum questions piling up, answers aren't

Les Leyne: Museum questions piling up, answers aren't

Finance minister has difficult time explaining museum decisions to legislature committee
Les Leyne: $789-million museum plan creates political earthquake for NDP

Les Leyne: $789-million museum plan creates political earthquake for NDP

It's turning into a significant crisis for the NDP government.