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Israel and Hamas: Why now?

Israel and Hamas: Why now?

Renewed conflict sparked by Arab Spring, deep hatred - and the Israeli election

Major's Corner: The truth can be elusive, but a good lie might last forever

Recently, I read about a group of Italian scientists who have been incarcerated for misreading signs of a massive earthquake.

Books: How a stately residence became the city's art gallery

The Spencer Mansion: A House, a Home, and an Art Gallery By Robert Ratcliffe Taylor Touchwood, 204 pp., $19.95 For starters, let's be clear about what Spencer Mansion really is.


Jim Hume >D4


Jian Ghomeshi takes his book on the road >C9

Haunted by memories of a tragic shipwreck

Residents forced to watch helplessly as migrants drowned

Jim Hume column: Nothing like a world war to render riots unnecessary

Chatting with a fellow octogenarian the other day, lamenting, as ancients tend to lament, the difference between the youth of our day and the young today.

At your service

BULLETIN BOARD The Times Colonist has one email address for all events listings: Include a brief (25 words or fewer) description of the event, date, time, address, price and phone number.

Can the Twinkie ever die?

From fruit-filled cake to punch line, the American icon had a long run

Introverts have something to say - but quietly

Contemplation has its advantages
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