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Comment: Capital commission’s demise shows lack of vision

Comment: Capital commission’s demise shows lack of vision

A controversial personality, British Columbia’s 25th premier, W.A.C. Bennett, was undoubtedly a builder. History has been mostly kind to the institutions he built over a 20-year span.
Comment: A chance meeting inspired a doctor’s HIV fight

Comment: A chance meeting inspired a doctor’s HIV fight

Nelson Mandela’s eyes are filled with calm and purpose, a benevolent, steady determination that occupies the space between us. His brilliant, endless smile radiates the unmistakable joy of existence, an unquenchable spirit.
Winter is coming!

Winter is coming!

As I sit here in the lobby of the Crystal Pool & Fitness Centre , Old Man Winter has taken over outside. The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the leaves are off the trees, and there is a bit of snow on the ground. It is lovely out there.
Shannon Corregan: Call me an atheist, but not an infidel

Shannon Corregan: Call me an atheist, but not an infidel

A very important question has been posed this week by one of the foremost religious thinkers of our time: What do infidel atheists celebrate during the holiday season? Manitoba’s leader of the Opposition, Progressive Conservative Brian Pallister, has
Harry Sterling: Islands a flashpoint for China and Japan

Harry Sterling: Islands a flashpoint for China and Japan

They are tiny, uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. But disagreement over their ownership has the potential to trigger conflict between China and Japan with repercussions for other countries in the region, including Taiwan.
Comment: Province supports private passenger-ferry service

Comment: Province supports private passenger-ferry service

Your readers deserve the facts about the potential delivery of passenger-only ferry service from Nanaimo. The fact is, B.C. Ferries is not considering a passenger-only service linking Nanaimo and Vancouver. As part of the $18.
Facebook: The good and the bad (which is really also good)

Facebook: The good and the bad (which is really also good)

Facebook is great. I have a friend and rarely a day goes by that I am not aware of some sort of food she has prepared and eaten. Without Facebook the part of my brain that stores that information would have to be used for something else.
L. Ian. MacDonald: MP’s proposed reforms have a downside

L. Ian. MacDonald: MP’s proposed reforms have a downside

Michael Chong is truly an honourable member of Parliament, respected and liked on all sides of the House.
Les Leyne: Hydro rates threaten Catalyst Paper

Les Leyne: Hydro rates threaten Catalyst Paper

B.C. Hydro’s largest single industrial customer has been pretty shy in the week since Energy Minister Bill Bennett laid out the future of electricity prices. It might be for some tactical reasons. Or it might be because Catalyst Paper is speechless.
Comment: Green message should focus on long-term benefits

Comment: Green message should focus on long-term benefits

If we want truly green cities in Canada, we have to overcome the problem of short-term costs trumping long-term benefits.