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Comment: B.C.'s new 'rental' fund might actually reduce rentals

Comment: B.C.'s new 'rental' fund might actually reduce rentals

The new Rental Protection Fund won’t address the issue at the root of B.C.’s rental woes — a severe imbalance between the number of renters and the availability of units to rent — and may actually make things worse.
Trevor Hancock: Morgan's columns should come with a health warning

Trevor Hancock: Morgan's columns should come with a health warning

Fossil-fuel advocate Gwyn Morgan’s columns are an example of ‘discourses of delay,’ which argue that we need oil and gas to fuel our society and change is impossible — thus delaying action on climate change.
Charla Huber: Yearbook comments a reminder of overt racism of the past

Charla Huber: Yearbook comments a reminder of overt racism of the past

Reading racist comments in my high school yearbooks, my daughter thought they were written by enemies. In fact, they were written by my friends.
Monique Keiran: Number of 'X30' campaigns shows high expectations for 2030

Monique Keiran: Number of 'X30' campaigns shows high expectations for 2030

Countless agencies have specific aims for what they hope to accomplish by 203o, just seven years from now, from adding women to their workforces to reducing food waste
Geoff Johnson: Hard facts about the value of 'soft' skills

Geoff Johnson: Hard facts about the value of 'soft' skills

Skills such as social perceptiveness are increasingly valued in the workplace
Comment: Let's get on with creating more affordable housing

Comment: Let's get on with creating more affordable housing

It’s time we should expect to start seeing dramatic changes in the way that municipalities plan and approve housing.
Letters Jan. 28: Easing poverty with productive work; manage geese with help of dogs

Letters Jan. 28: Easing poverty with productive work; manage geese with help of dogs

Editorial: How do we stop needless 911 calls?

Editorial: How do we stop needless 911 calls?

The number of nuisance 911 calls is growing — and it's mainly a result of thoughtlessness.
Letters Jan. 27: Tanks for Ukraine; Museum collections

Letters Jan. 27: Tanks for Ukraine; Museum collections

Send tanks to Ukraine, and please don’t wait With regard to the matter of delivering tanks to Ukraine or not, and if so, how many, etc.
Comment: We paved paradise, now it's time to get rid of parking minimums

Comment: We paved paradise, now it's time to get rid of parking minimums

It’s time to end the requirement for new housing projects to adhere to zoning regulations that were designed when the automobile was the dominant form of mobility in our cities.
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