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Responsibility

As a Buddhist, how does my faith play out in my life? A few months ago I began the process of a year-long look at responsibility in my life. Now, I’m starting to see that this journey has many implications.

David Bly: Don't let politics mess up our history

Last week’s provincial election was called historic even before it happened. But is it? Does it turn the course of events from one direction to another? In the future, will this election stand out as pivotal? It’s simply too soon to tell.

Geoff Johnson: Election shows B.C. needs civics classes

Before anybody lays the blame for this recent provincial-election fiasco at the feet of public education, I thought I’d get in first and say, “you may have a point.

Weigh-in Wednesday #15

I don't want to talk about this one.

Um...did I just sign up to be in a race?

Yes, I did! A fortnight after the finale of the Times Colonist Health Challenge, there's this little thing called the TC10K. This race in particular is the reason my Wednesday nights have involved power walking with the Crystal Fools, and I was sure.
Comment: Aging infrastructure is B.C. Hydro’s real problem

Comment: Aging infrastructure is B.C. Hydro’s real problem

In B.C., we need a dialogue and education about our power-generation system. Sadly, Gwen Barlee’s commentary (“Private power projects damaging a B.C. legacy,” May 15) does not make a positive contribution. B.C.
David Bly: HMCS Victoria is much more than torpedoes

David Bly: HMCS Victoria is much more than torpedoes

This diesel-electric hybrid doesn’t have a lot of head room and it’s not easy to park. Maintenance is frightfully complex and spare parts are hard to come by. But it normally sleeps 48 and can go for eight weeks without refueling.
Iain Hunter: Green's Andrew Weaver represents more than Oak Bay

Iain Hunter: Green's Andrew Weaver represents more than Oak Bay

An oldster I met in my neighbourhood on Wednesday had a new spring in his shuffle because Andrew Weaver had just been elected MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head.

Les Leyne: Former doubters revel in Clark’s win

I talked to a few people post-election who had been utterly dismissive of Premier Christy Clark for the last two years. A lightweight, they felt. Not up to the job and never will be.

Comment: A new path for B.C.’s last great ancient stands

New maps of the remaining old-growth forests on Vancouver Island and the southwest mainland highlight the large-scale ecological crisis underway in B.C.’s woods. In the 1990s, conservationists fought for whole valleys.