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Lawrie McFarlane: Refusing vaccination isn't just playing COVID roulette with your own life

Lawrie McFarlane: Refusing vaccination isn't just playing COVID roulette with your own life

Among survey respondents who’ve refused COVID vaccination, one third said COVID-19 is not a serious health threat — despite the fact that more than 29,000 Canadians have died of the disease.
Trevor Hancock: Practising health care as if the planet matters

Trevor Hancock: Practising health care as if the planet matters

Last week, I reported on the rally at the B.C. legislature organized by Doctors for Planetary Health — West Coast.
Comment: No doctors plus no action equals no doctors

Comment: No doctors plus no action equals no doctors

Innumerable letters have been published from aggrieved people left in the lurch without a doctor. No one from government ever bothers to respond. Zero action by anyone.
Adrian Raeside cartoon: Supply chain

Adrian Raeside cartoon: Supply chain

Letters Nov. 20: Malahat was designed for failure; can ferries help transport crunch?

Letters Nov. 20: Malahat was designed for failure; can ferries help transport crunch?

Les Leyne: NDP is overly defensive about its response to catastrophic flooding

Les Leyne: NDP is overly defensive about its response to catastrophic flooding

Editorial: Consistency needed in fight against COVID

Editorial: Consistency needed in fight against COVID

While several reasons are given by those who refuse vaccination, confused and at times contradictory messaging by governments plays a role
Letters Nov. 19: Island needs a reliable transport corridor; few options for another route

Letters Nov. 19: Island needs a reliable transport corridor; few options for another route

Letters to the editors from our readers
Les Leyne: It's a little late for a study of must-work-when-it-rains culverts

Les Leyne: It's a little late for a study of must-work-when-it-rains culverts

Climate preparedness strategy doesn't pay enough attention to flooding
Opinion: So B.C. children are at risk from COVID-19. Now what?

Opinion: So B.C. children are at risk from COVID-19. Now what?

With approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children now imminent, the B.C. government is finally admitting what parents have said all along: Children are at risk. So what are they going to do about it?