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Letters Dec. 6.: Pros and cons of strata rental restrictions; Cowichan's billion-dollar hospital

Letters Dec. 6.: Pros and cons of strata rental restrictions; Cowichan's billion-dollar hospital

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Cost of postage

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Cost of postage

Comment: New strata rental law will make many things better

Comment: New strata rental law will make many things better

“We need to expand the housing options for our citizens whowant to contribute to our city. We have a shortage of people who work in health care and education and all of those others whoprovide the services we depend on.”
Letters Dec. 5: Commuting and rail; evaluating David Eby; health-care woes

Letters Dec. 5: Commuting and rail; evaluating David Eby; health-care woes

Letters from our readers: Learning about cannabis, a plea to keep holiday lights up longer, evaluating our leaders.
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.
Geoff Johnson: From 'sage on the stage' to 'guide on the side'

Geoff Johnson: From 'sage on the stage' to 'guide on the side'

Access to the world of information technology has made it possible for teachers to foster the all-important role of curiosity in learning.
Charla Huber: Amanda Todd's sextortion predator needs a global sentence

Charla Huber: Amanda Todd's sextortion predator needs a global sentence

If there are victims in several countries, each country should be able to prosecute, and if proven guilty, bad actors should be serving sentences from every jurisdiction where their victims live.
Monique Keiran: Harmful beauty products the triumph of fashion sense over good sense

Monique Keiran: Harmful beauty products the triumph of fashion sense over good sense

Although many of the most concerning substances are no longer used in beauty products in Canada, in some cases they’ve merely been replaced with other chemicals that may be just as harmful
Comment: A mismatch between national immigration policy and municipal services

Comment: A mismatch between national immigration policy and municipal services

Matthew Breakey suggests that there needs to be co-ordination between local homebuilding and national immigration, since cities and towns are responsible for new construction but the federal government is in charge of immigration.
Comment: We must have the courage to give people a time out

Comment: We must have the courage to give people a time out

A commentary by a former ­probation officer who lives in Youbou.
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