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Geoff Johnson: Students who study music get an academic boost

Geoff Johnson: Students who study music get an academic boost

Despite research-based evidence about the importance of music, VIU could slash its nationally highly regarded music program.
Trevor Hancock: It’s time the financial sector invested in our health and well-being

Trevor Hancock: It’s time the financial sector invested in our health and well-being

The issue comes under the broad heading of ethical investment, in which environmental, social and governance concerns are a factor in making investment decisions.
David Sovka: Poop and chaos: One man's stand against against rats

David Sovka: Poop and chaos: One man's stand against against rats

Right now the two most successful vertebrate species on the entire planet are in a bit of a tussle at my house, and maybe at yours, too.
Our Community: Float museum's boat, play bingo for bus shelters, swim for kids

Our Community: Float museum's boat, play bingo for bus shelters, swim for kids

Art of the sea: Shaw Centre showcases work by artists trained in the sciences

Art of the sea: Shaw Centre showcases work by artists trained in the sciences

The exhibit features the selected works of the eight artists in a visual journey through the ecological success stories in the region over the last four decades
Monique Keiran: Orca calf death rate a reminder of human infant mortality historically

Monique Keiran: Orca calf death rate a reminder of human infant mortality historically

Historical records indicate that for much of recorded history, only 1 in 2 human children reached the age of 15
Geoff Johnson: Controversial novels are about what it means to be human

Geoff Johnson: Controversial novels are about what it means to be human

Those in Surrey who are fretting about authors like John Steinbeck, Harper Lee and others might want to take a closer look at Shakespeare
Trevor Hancock: Voluntary agreements with food industry not good enough

Trevor Hancock: Voluntary agreements with food industry not good enough

The challenges we face are now so massive and occurring so rapidly that such leisurely approaches will be too little, too late
Trevor Hancock: Corporate lobbying needs to be kept out of the food system

Trevor Hancock: Corporate lobbying needs to be kept out of the food system

The process of revising the Canada Food Guide shows that prohibiting or severely restricting private-sector lobbying has benefits for the health of people and the planet
Our Community: Wounded Warrior Run raises almost $190K, play tackles senior fraud

Our Community: Wounded Warrior Run raises almost $190K, play tackles senior fraud

The relay-style run started on Feb. 25 in Port Hardy and ended with a ceremony at Market Square on March 3