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Wolf: Keeping score is part of life

Fun is always paramount in youth sports - but winning and losing provide valuable lessons

On the Wing: Living in chartless nothing

By Margo Hearne Juncos are back at the feeder, teal are in…

  • Nov 9, 2018

Proposed law could treat serious offenders lightly

If Bill C-75 passes in its present form, criminals of various kinds will almost certainly be heartened and emboldened by the prospect of lighter penalties.

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B.C. VIEWS: Going back to the disco era of labour relations

NDP may remove restrictions on school strikes, union sign-ups

B.C. dentist fills a need in the world’s poorest countries

What we do gives people hope. It’s a good feeling to help people who have so little”

  • Nov 3, 2018

Deer Gardener: Bulbs go boldly into winter

By Elaine Nyeholt Bulb time! I love bulbs. I think of each…

  • Nov 3, 2018

On the Wing: Wind, wave, and swell height

By Margo Hearne The winds of morning brought thousands of birds to…

  • Oct 31, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: The conquest of rural B.C. nears completion

Chapter three: control MLA selection from party headquarters

GUEST COLUMN: Proportional representation curbs extremist movements

Pioneer of B.C. electoral reform argues for yes vote in referendum

  • Oct 27, 2018

On the Wing: El Niño, La Niña and Crows

By Margo Hearne Is El Niño on its way? It is predicted…

  • Oct 25, 2018

Odds ‘n Sods: Scaring up costumes and a quicker council

By Elaine Nyeholt Spooky Halloween season is upon us once again. It…

  • Oct 24, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Residents have had enough of catering to squatters

Media myth of homeless victims offends those who know better

GUEST COLUMN: B.C.’s proportional representation vote is dishonest, misleading

Veteran of 2005 Citizens’ Assembly urges rejection of new voting systems

  • Oct 21, 2018

On the Wing: Night migration and crane colours

By Margo Hearne A small flock of White-fronted geese flew over this…

  • Oct 19, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Odds ‘n Sods: Voting, stretching, and painting in Port

By Elaine Nyeholt We missed the mist of Misty Isles all summer.…

  • Oct 11, 2018

Column: If not now, when will we make the changes needed to stop global warming?

The thought of our children or grandchildren suffering from the ravages of climate change are unbearable to think about, too frightening to consider. So we don’t.

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

B.C. VIEWS: LNG breakthrough likely means higher heating bills

Rest of the province will have to tighten its carbon belt

On the Wing: Waxwings, robins, and longspurs

By Margo Hearne The call of the wild. A flock of geese…

  • Oct 5, 2018