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Les Leyne: Troubled training agency dissolved

Les Leyne: Troubled training agency dissolved

Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk had nothing but kind words at first for the agency that regulates and oversees private career-training outfits, during the news conference where he announced he’s dissolving it.
Comment: Rodeo animals are motivated by fear, survival

Comment: Rodeo animals are motivated by fear, survival

As Langford’s controversial Luxton Rodeo approaches on May 17-19, public opposition to the event is increasing.

Shannon Corregan: Male perspective dominates the screen

I was having lunch with a friend last week when she turned to me and said she’d discovered this awesome new thing called the Bechdel Test, and had I heard of it? Now, one of the dangers of spending most of my time on feminist websites is that I somet

Comment: Coal karma: Ship it today, breathe it tomorrow

Some would call it poetic justice. If we ramp up thermal coal exports to China, we will not only poison the citizens of Beijing and Shanghai — we will likely contaminate our own air.

Tips to make applying for a passport a little easier

[Topic: How to apply for a Canadian passport] Several members of our clan have recently renewed their passports. Here are some things that we discovered to ease the way.

Les Leyne: WorkSafe B.C. needs independent look

Gordon Macatee has a lot of changes to make in a short period of time as the temporary administrator at WorkSafe B.C. For the last three years, he’s been the B.C.

Andrew Cohen: Shrugs meet Flaherty’s call to public service

Since his death, we have heard much about former finance minister Jim Flaherty — his decency, his gentility, his Irishness. We have also heard about his spirited commitment to public service.

Comment: Quebec is worth celebrating, in all its diversity

Suddenly, we were swept into the crowd surging toward the Plains of Abraham on a sunny afternoon on Saint Jean Baptiste Day, June 24, 1979.

Knight rides in to take Grizzlies' GM job

It was early on in the press conference Wednesday morning when Brad Knight let his feelings be known, mere minutes after officially being named the new general manager of the Victoria Grizzlies of the B.C. Hockey League.
Les Leyne: Changes to ALR, parks long overdue

Les Leyne: Changes to ALR, parks long overdue

A 30-year veteran of provincial land-use decisions has some advice for those outraged by recent legislation about parks and the agricultural land reserve. Relax.
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