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Jody Paterson: Bye, premier, can't say that I'll miss you

Bye, Mr. Premier. Wish I could think of something nice to say, you having been the premier for nine long years now. But I can't. Social conditions have worsened significantly under your leadership.

Comment: Victoria's dark secret -- dazzlingly inept drivers

I know a lot of people who have visited Victoria and are fascinated by the idea of moving here.

Chelsea's dream wedding a dad's nightmare

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of a former U.S. president and the current secretary of state, is getting married today to Marc Mezvinsky and The Daily News in New York is guessing the nuptials will cost around $3 million.

No need to panic about hogweed

The giant hogweed articles are becoming more alarmist and sensational. As a gardener/landscaper with experience in this region over the past 40 years, I have never come across the true giant hogweed. It may exist here, as an escapee from a garden.

Reader experienced hogweed burns

Please, fellow Victorians, don't wait until a toxic 15-foot giant hogweed towers over your backyard.

HST means wild months ahead in B.C. politics

Oh, for a crystal ball. British Columbia's political scene is going to be fascinating in coming months, with more twists and turns than we've seen in years. Blame -- or credit, depending on your point of view -- the harmonized sales tax.

People power in social media

Not that many weeks ago, few people would have given the petition against the harmonized sales tax much of a chance.

Opinion: B.C. Finance Minister Colin Hansen answers HST critics

Public awareness campaign crucial for explaining new tax, Hansen says

Les Leyne: Justice, mental illness and Schoenborn

Through a combination of butchery and suffocation, Allan Schoenborn murdered his three little children in Merritt, traumatizing an entire community and forcing the entire province to ponder a horror.

A Wildrose-type upstart unlikely here

Some British Columbians are looking pensively across the Rockies and wondering if the brush fire that started on the other side late last year can spread. The Wildrose Alliance was a curiosity in Alberta politics.