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Les Leyne: Retiring MLAs leave on high notes

Les Leyne: Retiring MLAs leave on high notes

The next legislature will look significantly different, no matter who wins.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: The carbon tax at work

Adrian Raeside cartoon: The carbon tax at work

Editorial: Education ministry should intervene on police issue

Editorial: Education ministry should intervene on police issue

Both in Canada and the U.S., police liaison programs have been shown beyond any dispute to reduce crime and bullying in schools.
Les Leyne: Unite-the-right idea is still on the table

Les Leyne: Unite-the-right idea is still on the table

BC United and Conservative Party of B.C. are building separate teams to fight an election at the same time they are willing to listen to people urging them to come together
Letters May 17: Damage to Saanich; Oak Bay blasting; sitting duck for wildfire; Alice Munro

Letters May 17: Damage to Saanich; Oak Bay blasting; sitting duck for wildfire; Alice Munro

Letters May 16: How Alice Munro was treated; car parking is not free; a need for Old Town parking spaces

Letters May 16: How Alice Munro was treated; car parking is not free; a need for Old Town parking spaces

Les Leyne: Tired of arguing, NDP cuts off debate on bill that reduces power of lawyers

Les Leyne: Tired of arguing, NDP cuts off debate on bill that reduces power of lawyers

The NDP have unilaterally declared debates over multiple times in the past few years.
Comment: Different ideas about 'unique amenities' in the Gulf Islands

Comment: Different ideas about 'unique amenities' in the Gulf Islands

After 50 years of prioritizing environmental protection, the mandate is now as directionless as a ship without a rudder.
Letters May 15: Encampment at UVic; impact of all that building on climate change

Letters May 15: Encampment at UVic; impact of all that building on climate change

Les Leyne: Conservatives ending legislature session with growth spurt

Les Leyne: Conservatives ending legislature session with growth spurt

Conservatives were a small club out on the fringes before BC United Leader Kevin Falcon decided one of his veteran northern MLA’s skepticism about the cause of climatechange was reason enough to escort him out the door.