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Letters May 11: Who should have a say on downtown Victoria?; cash not welcome at airport parking

Letters May 11: Who should have a say on downtown Victoria?; cash not welcome at airport parking

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Council candidates

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Council candidates

Letters May 10: Unaffordable housing; inaccessible health care; lend aircraft to Ukraine

Letters May 10: Unaffordable housing; inaccessible health care; lend aircraft to Ukraine

Opinion: Relevance of resurrecting abortion debate in Canada questioned

Opinion: Relevance of resurrecting abortion debate in Canada questioned

Canadian public opinion on the subject has not changed significantly for years, new poll shows.
Comment: B.C. residents are dying for a family health-care practitioner

Comment: B.C. residents are dying for a family health-care practitioner

A commentary on behalf of B.C. Health Care Matters.
Fred Haynes: Saanich is working to ease the health-care crunch

Fred Haynes: Saanich is working to ease the health-care crunch

A commentary by the mayor of Saanich on the region's shortage of family doctors: "At the Saanich municipal level, we have not been idle."
Comment: Work together to stop sexual assault in its tracks

Comment: Work together to stop sexual assault in its tracks

A commentary by two board members of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre.
Lawrie McFarlane: We've lost a great chance to reform drug prices

Lawrie McFarlane: We've lost a great chance to reform drug prices

In case anyone took seriously Prime ­ Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to introduce a national pharmacare plan, this just out of Ottawa: The ­government will not proceed with drug pricing reforms promised two years ago.
Monique Keiran: The mysterious world of sleep

Monique Keiran: The mysterious world of sleep

Dreams are strange phenomena. ­Some people think they’re messages from the subconscious, but scientific understanding of ­dreaming is still developing.
Geoff Johnson: Would-be teachers deterred by house prices

Geoff Johnson: Would-be teachers deterred by house prices

As a teacher in 1972, I could afford a house in the Lower ­Mainland — or pretty much anywhere else in B.C. That's not the case anymore.