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Charla Huber: Dental coverage plan will change lives

Charla Huber: Dental coverage plan will change lives

"I am lucky that my teeth grew straight, I never needed my wisdom teeth removed, and I got my first cavity at 27. I know that not all kids who don’t see the dentist have that privilege."
Les Leyne: B.C. to guard mental health rights as it studies crime

Les Leyne: B.C. to guard mental health rights as it studies crime

An amendment to the Mental Health Act would provide new safeguards for the rights of involuntary patients.
Comment: Inconvenient truths about municipal governance

Comment: Inconvenient truths about municipal governance

A commentary by the vice-chair of Grumpy Taxpayer$ of Greater Victoria, a citizens’ advocacy group for municipal taxpayers.
Letters May 7: The growing doctor dilemma; protest prevention; a reprieve for criminals?

Letters May 7: The growing doctor dilemma; protest prevention; a reprieve for criminals?

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Victims of crime

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Victims of crime

Dave Obee: Why I am sending money to Ukraine

Dave Obee: Why I am sending money to Ukraine

I have been sending money to friends in Ukraine, the people who have helped me on my trips there, serving as translators or guides as I visited archives or my ancestral villages.
Editorial: Family medicine reform comes in many ways

Editorial: Family medicine reform comes in many ways

Main obstacle to family practice reform is an outdated fee system
Comment: Victoria's 'missing middle' plan won't bring affordable houses

Comment: Victoria's 'missing middle' plan won't bring affordable houses

​​​​​​​A commentary supported by 30 residents of Victoria.
Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Opinion: Cash makes comeback but credit and debit are king

Use of paper money has jumped 15 percentage points in the two years since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, survey finds.
Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

Les Leyne: Province to announce 'creative' approach to reining in repeat street criminals

B.C. mayors have expressed concern about pattern of "catch and release" for repeat offenders