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Trevor Hancock: Playing field needs to be tilted in favour of low-income countries for a while

Trevor Hancock: Playing field needs to be tilted in favour of low-income countries for a while

Many of the problems faced by low-income countries are rooted in systems, institutions and corporations set up largely to benefit high-income countries.
Trevor Hancock: Why can’t we use the ‘F’ words?

Trevor Hancock: Why can’t we use the ‘F’ words?

In the more than 4,000 words of the Sharm el-Sheikh document, the words “fossil fuels” appear just once
Anna's Angels: 'No holds barred' weddings for couples dealing with terminal illness

Anna's Angels: 'No holds barred' weddings for couples dealing with terminal illness

Planning a typical wedding is an intense undertaking at the best of times, but it’s unfathomable to plan for a wedding when your partner could pass away at any time
Charla Huber: Bomb shelters are too small in Ukraine's schools

Charla Huber: Bomb shelters are too small in Ukraine's schools

As our lives speed up and we are back into hectic lives, it’s easy to get sucked into the vacuum of only seeing things near us.
Geoff Johnson: Hybrid learning and the rate of change

Geoff Johnson: Hybrid learning and the rate of change

“No one wins with this hybrid simultaneous learning.”
Monique Keiran: Gratification and self-restraint lock horns in holiday shopping season

Monique Keiran: Gratification and self-restraint lock horns in holiday shopping season

The allure of deals may even ­persuade some people to toss aside budgets.
Our Community: Ten honoured for helping trapped officer

Our Community: Ten honoured for helping trapped officer

Help from grocers; collecting toys for families; Camosun students’ project; call for warm clothing
A year later, experts warn deadly B.C. mudslide just the start

A year later, experts warn deadly B.C. mudslide just the start

A year after a deadly landslide collided with traffic on a B.C. mountain pass, experts warn the risk the disaster will repeat itself is growing.
Geoff Johnson: Financial literacy is more essential than ever

Geoff Johnson: Financial literacy is more essential than ever

The average debt, including credit card debt, for people between the ages of 18 to 25 in Canada is $8,345
Our Community: Threshold Housing gets $3.1M, Soup Kitchen aims to raise $24,000

Our Community: Threshold Housing gets $3.1M, Soup Kitchen aims to raise $24,000

The gift will allow Threshold Housing to pay off the mortgage on its Supportive Recovery Program property in James Bay and complete the purchase of Threshold House in Oak Bay
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