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RICKTER SCALE: Don’t rattle The Roadrunner’s cage

Rick Stiebel/Columnist I’m obliged to apologize, oddly enough, for a previous column…

  • May 16, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Mommy’s Inside Voice: Ice cream can soothe even the worst days

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a biweekly column by Amie Jay, a local mother of three

  • May 10, 2019
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V.I. South Film and Media Commission campaign launch
Northwest Deuce Days returning to Victoria
Helicopter scoops water from Durrance Lake to help fight near by blaze
Oak Bay celebrates Canada Day early

Rickter Scale: Family tragedy not enough to kick the habit

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • May 8, 2019

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

B.C. VIEWS: Forest industry revitalization looks like the opposite

Caribou protection, forest tenure restriction, increasing stumpage

COLUMN: Experience all downtown Victoria has to offer

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association Victoria has one of the great…

  • May 3, 2019

Rickter Scale: A quitter’s curious collection of cures

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • May 1, 2019

COLUMN: Major green Canadian refinery on B.C. coast good for two provinces

Fossil fuels will be around for forseeable future, let’s capitalize

  • May 1, 2019

COLUMN: Are B.C. communities in boom?

CFIB’s Richard Truscott on how B.C. municipalities fared on annual report on small business sentiment

  • Apr 29, 2019

DAVID SUZUKI: What do we do when the cathedral burns?

What do we do when the cathedral burns? When Paris’s Notre Dame…

  • Apr 29, 2019

COLUMN: MLA Adam Olsen calls for investing wisely in primary health care

Olsen is the BC Green Party MLA for Saanich North and the Islands

  • Apr 29, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Capital Region councils consider support for Farmlands Trust

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the CR FAIR

  • Apr 29, 2019

Mommy’s Inside Voice: It’s okay to grow

Mommy’s Inside Voice is a bi-weekly column

  • Apr 26, 2019

Rickter Scale: More smoke and secondhand hindsight

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 24, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s lawyer show is turning into a horror movie

Court actions pile up over pipelines, car insurance, care aides

OPINION: Putting people first and getting results

‘We’re going to keep working hard to make life better for people,’ writes Premier John Horgan

  • Apr 18, 2019

Rickter Scale: The view through a smoky mirror

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Apr 17, 2019

MP REPORT: The SNC-Lavalin scandal and the need to respect prosecutorial independence

Alistair MacGregor is the MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Apr 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Community care workers next on NDP’s union checklist

Premier John Horgan blusters, deflects, then spills the beans