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PQ, Liberals in tight race for today's Quebec election

PQ, Liberals in tight race for today's Quebec election

The last time Quebec had a sovereigntist government the invasion of Iraq had just gotten under way and there was a frantic international search for Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction.

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Commentary: Death of an autocrat: What comes next for Ethiopia?

By Kenneth RothPrime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, who died last week after a long illness, liked to portray his country’s leadership as collective. But there was never any doubt about who was in charge.

Victoria author makes Giller Prize long list

Victoria’s Marjorie Celona is among the nominees for this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize for her debut novel.The 31-year-old author is on the list of 13 titles for Y.

Editorial: Work together on flu vaccine

Flu vaccine is a medical matter — allowing it to become a labour-management issue is not good for public health. The Vancouver Island Health Authority and unions should be working together to ensure all health-care workers receive flu vaccinations.
Victoria area makes hay while the sun still shines

Victoria area makes hay while the sun still shines

Saanich Fair, festivals and holiday put exclamation mark on summer
Air base to be honoured for Second World War role

Air base to be honoured for Second World War role

The Patricia Bay Air Base, which became Victoria International Airport, is being named a national historic civil engineering site thanks to its role in training during the Second World War.

Job action will disrupt B.C. government and UVic on Wednesday

Whether you’re heading off to class, picking up a six-pack or renewing your driver’s licence, expect delays Wednesday as unionized workers across the city press contract demands by walking off the job. Liquor stores, Insurance Corp. of B.C.

Cabinet minister Rich Coleman will seek re-election, Blair Lekstrom will not

Premier Christy Clark lost another key cabinet minister late Tuesday when Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom revealed that he will not seek re-election.

Grandma has inside track

It isn’t a job requirement, but being a grandmother doesn’t hurt when you’re directing children’s television, says Hilary Pryor.