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Maggidah is a Canadian First

Maggidah is a Canadian First

Storytelling has always been a part of Shoshana Litman's life.
More changes on way for Grizz?

More changes on way for Grizz?

The entire ramifications of the Tuesday firing of Victoria Grizzlies general manager and head coach Bill Bestwick likely won’t be felt for a few days yet.
TRICK-OR-TREAT!?!?!?

TRICK-OR-TREAT!?!?!?

I had a very HAPPY HALLOWE'EN, Samhain, New Year, Day of the Dead, All Saints and All Souls Days...whatever you want to call it.
Comment: We need to retain more dermatologists in B.C.

Comment: We need to retain more dermatologists in B.C.

I appreciated the insightful editorial of Dec. 1: “Wait-time issue more than fees.” The editorial was absolutely right in its assessment on the issues raised. Yes, the wait-times to see a dermatologist are way too long across the province.
Les Leyne: Contract for new ferries a balancing act

Les Leyne: Contract for new ferries a balancing act

The last time B.C. Ferries placed a big order for new ships, it went overseas because the deal was so compelling it couldn’t be passed up. There will be much interest over the next few months to see which shipyard makes the winning bid this time.
David Bly: Mandela was shaped, polished by adversity

David Bly: Mandela was shaped, polished by adversity

A lifetime habit of picking up interesting rocks on ocean beaches and elsewhere posed a household problem — what to do with all those rocks.
Grizz make changes at top

Grizz make changes at top

New Victoria Grizzlies director of operations Pete Zubersky was recalling Monday afternoon his three seasons as general manager of the B.C. Hockey League team when it was known as the Salsa.
Iain Hunter: Prime minister takes up pole dancing

Iain Hunter: Prime minister takes up pole dancing

So Stephen Harper has taken up pole dancing. The word is that the prime minister has told his minions to redraft Canada’s Arctic offshore claim at the UN to include the North Pole. Big deal.
Naomi Lakritz: There is no Jewish vote for Harper to court

Naomi Lakritz: There is no Jewish vote for Harper to court

So Prime Minister Stephen Harper is going to Israel next month. That’s nice. Apparently, according to the media, who are indulging their love for stereotyping, that’s what it takes to make the Jews of Canada vote for him.
Cultivating Inner Sunshine

Cultivating Inner Sunshine

It’s no secret: the year’s shortest day is on its way. On dark overcast days, I sometimes dream of hopping the next flight to Mexico, Hawaii or Tel Aviv.