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Opinion: How to defuse tense Christmas gatherings

Opinion: How to defuse tense Christmas gatherings

'Everyone talks about how cheery the holidays are, but, for many folks, it brings up the potential for forced, awkward interactions.'
Opinion: Why do heartless journalists show crash photos?

Opinion: Why do heartless journalists show crash photos?

'While it is not a part of the job we relish — such scenes often leave reporters shaken — it is a historic and necessary one.'
Jack Knox: No, a pet under the Christmas tree is not a good surprise

Jack Knox: No, a pet under the Christmas tree is not a good surprise

As impulse buys, pets rank up there with time-shares as long-term commitments their owners might rue. Witness the number of people surrendering their pandemic pets.
Rob Shaw: The NDP is back behind the wheel at ICBC – driving a political agenda

Rob Shaw: The NDP is back behind the wheel at ICBC – driving a political agenda

No, ICBC hasn’t lost one billion in a single year – it has lost $625 million in the past four months.
Guest opinion: Why offer a reward after the attack on pipeline workers?

Guest opinion: Why offer a reward after the attack on pipeline workers?

For the men and women working in construction, more must be done to send a message that their safety matters and that violence in the workplace and on job sites will not be tolerated.
Rob Shaw: British Columbians don’t know Eby, but do know the problems he needs to fix

Rob Shaw: British Columbians don’t know Eby, but do know the problems he needs to fix

David Eby has to introduce himself to voters, to boost himself as the brand of the governing party.
Survey: Soccer interest growing but still not a priority for most Canadian sports fans

Survey: Soccer interest growing but still not a priority for most Canadian sports fans

There are still many unresolved questions about the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
Opinion: Eby's caucus choices reward the faithful and corner the fallible

Opinion: Eby's caucus choices reward the faithful and corner the fallible

Controversial ministers have portfolios with expectations; loyal ministers get priority portfolios
Rob Shaw: Mandate letters hint at premier's priorities – and his cabinet's long to-do list

Rob Shaw: Mandate letters hint at premier's priorities – and his cabinet's long to-do list

“This government has sent a clear signal through the cabinet’s new mandate letters that B.C. intends to accelerate the pace of climate action and expand clean energy development across the province,” said Pembina Institute executive director Chris Severson-Baker.
Jack Knox: Rocked by Longevity John's softball-sized bladder stone

Jack Knox: Rocked by Longevity John's softball-sized bladder stone

The bladder stone was the size of a turnip. Or maybe a softball. It was a bit hard to see inside the not-quite-clear Tupperware container in which he held it aloft.