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Lutheran prays for next pope

Lutheran prays for next pope

We don’t have a pope. I am a Lutheran. And if you know anything of the history of Martin Luther and the time of the reformation, you’ll know there was no love lost between him and the pope of his day.
Comment: Beyond ‘quick wins’: Decolonizing British Columbia

Comment: Beyond ‘quick wins’: Decolonizing British Columbia

British Columbians will soon be going to the polls to determine the next government of the province. Whatever happens, the new government will face the momentous challenge of decolonizing the province.
Iain Hunter: Clark’s reign raises a host of questions

Iain Hunter: Clark’s reign raises a host of questions

If the legislative precinct makes her sick, as she has said it does, why is Christy Clark so keen, apparently, to stay there as premier? Is there such a thing as political bulimia? I say “apparently,” because it’s not certain as I write this that she
Elizabeth Payne: More in food to worry about than horsemeat

Elizabeth Payne: More in food to worry about than horsemeat

People will ingest some surprising things without changing their eating habits. Or even flinching. The hamburger is an intriguing example.
Heavy Mental

Heavy Mental

Two weeks in, 12 pounds down, and my first group mental training session. We talked about setting smart goals - Specific Measurable Actionable Realistic Timely goals...all I could think of was bondage pants.
Monique Keiran: Today’s graffiti could be tomorrow’s art

Monique Keiran: Today’s graffiti could be tomorrow’s art

A couple of years back, archeologists undertook to examine decades-old graffiti on the walls of a London flat once rented by the punk-rock band the Sex Pistols. The vandalism comprises eight scrawling cartoons. Most were created by John Lydon, a.k.a.
Les Leyne: Strife still dogs B.C. Conservatives

Les Leyne: Strife still dogs B.C. Conservatives

British Columbia Conservatives have been gamely pressing ahead with an election strategy. They named a number of new candidates recently and released a fiscal outline of their campaign — at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, no less.
Comment: Competitiveness first priority for LNG industry

Comment: Competitiveness first priority for LNG industry

British Columbia’s emerging natural-gas export industry is at a critical juncture. We are working to secure a future where B.C.
Harry Sterling: Hugo Chavez stayed true to his revolution

Harry Sterling: Hugo Chavez stayed true to his revolution

You either loved him or hated him. You either respected him or held him in utter contempt.
Shannon Corregan: Oscars or not, hold them accountable

Shannon Corregan: Oscars or not, hold them accountable

Has everyone recovered from Oscar overdose yet? With weeks of pre-Oscar run-up, days of post-Oscar analysis, and three hours and 35 minutes of actual Academy Awards presentations, we all need some time to detoxify, so I apologize in advance for talki