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Lawrie McFarlane: Lethal aid from West could deter nations with expansionist aims

Lawrie McFarlane: Lethal aid from West could deter nations with expansionist aims

Our Community: Rock and alpine garden society turns 100; marine garage sale; bat program

Our Community: Rock and alpine garden society turns 100; marine garage sale; bat program

Monique Keiran: Yo ho ho and a tot of rum — rise and fall of a navy tradition

Monique Keiran: Yo ho ho and a tot of rum — rise and fall of a navy tradition

Trevor Hancock: A progressive tax on all forms of wealth would reduce inequality

Trevor Hancock: A progressive tax on all forms of wealth would reduce inequality

Geoff Johnson: Every misbehaving child has a story

Geoff Johnson: Every misbehaving child has a story

Sometimes the reason for ­misbehaviour is not obvious, and such misbehaviour requires a different ­intervention than the usual consequences

Charla Huber: If you call someone a racist, they won't listen to anything you say

I have experienced racism and discrimination and I have witnessed others experience it as well.
Hooked on halibut: For many commercial fishers, it's a family affair

Hooked on halibut: For many commercial fishers, it's a family affair

Tiare Boyes and Cheri Hansen weigh in on what it’s like to work on the water during the halibut fishing season.
Our Community: S.S. Beaver medals, North Park Repair Cafe, neighbourhood grants

Our Community: S.S. Beaver medals, North Park Repair Cafe, neighbourhood grants

As the honorary patron of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia, Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin presented S.S. Beaver medals to nine B.C. residents and two organizations at a ceremony at Government House on Thursday.
Trevor Hancock: Freedom from regulation helps sharks at the expense of minnows

Trevor Hancock: Freedom from regulation helps sharks at the expense of minnows

The freedom to harm others for profit is the sort of freedom espoused by ­libertarians and neoliberals, writes Trevor Hancock.
Charla Huber: You don't need to be the fastest to make it count

Charla Huber: You don't need to be the fastest to make it count

In my 30s and now 40s, I have revisited my love of swimming and regularly swim laps at local pools, writes Charla Huber. I am not the fastest, but that is no longer my goal.