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Russia ousts North Korea to claim title of least-liked country

Russia ousts North Korea to claim title of least-liked country

There is no discernible demographic group in Canada where at least one in five respondents have a positive opinion of the Russian Federation
Baldrey: BC NDP digs itself into political hole with museum scheme

Baldrey: BC NDP digs itself into political hole with museum scheme

Nearly $1 billion price tag, eight-year time span to build new Royal B.C. Museum raises questions about political priorities, planning.
Jack Knox: So, I went to a casino and a hockey game broke out

Jack Knox: So, I went to a casino and a hockey game broke out

A parade of gambling commercials during TV hockey games
Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

I spent many of my formative school years in the U.S., where safety drills for hurricanes and anything more sinister were the norm. And sometimes when I did have to hide under my desk, it wasn't a drill. As more school shootings are reported, I wonder what those classroom experiences really taught.
Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Government should have involved the public more in its museum decisions
Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

Comment: The real reason for the shortage of doctors? Bureaucracy

There’s a culprit behind health-care shortages in B.C. Its name? Bureaucracy.
Opinion: Gang of four needs cohesion not fragmentation in 2022’s fight for city hall

Opinion: Gang of four needs cohesion not fragmentation in 2022’s fight for city hall

Each challenger has an authentic purpose of public service.
Jack Knox: Little free libraries a reminder of grassroots goodness

Jack Knox: Little free libraries a reminder of grassroots goodness

Greater Victoria's little free libraries were probably started on Clare Street in 2008 by Angela Evans
Opinion: Pandemic’s retreat softening public opinion poll for politicians

Opinion: Pandemic’s retreat softening public opinion poll for politicians

Opinion: Recessionary storm casting dark clouds over economic optimism

Opinion: Recessionary storm casting dark clouds over economic optimism

At any other recent time, our economic indices would be considered enviable. We live amid full employment, with more jobs than pre-pandemic, as evidenced by a labour shortage. We are flush with investment capital.