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Rickter Scale: The one step forward, two steps back Trump trot

The Rickter Scale is a weekly column

  • Aug 7, 2019

COLUMN: Business owners hand B.C. government another dismal grade, CFIB says

CFIB wants policy makers to take three simple steps in order to improve their grade

  • Aug 6, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Politicians grasp at straws, avoid climate policy reality

It doesn’t matter what parties offer in the fall Canadian election

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Rickter Scale: A creep at the wheel

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  • Jul 31, 2019

Rickter Scale: The two cents worth solution

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  • Jul 24, 2019

COLUMN: Can’t see the forest for the trees

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

  • Jul 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Rickter Scale: The chicken’s ready when pigs fly

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  • Jul 17, 2019

LOCAL FLAVOR: It’s never to early to start ‘putting up’ food

As we relax into the warmer days of summer it is time…

  • Jul 15, 2019

LETTER: Less cars key to fighting climate change

As a scientist, it seems that David Suzuki has a very narrow…

  • Jul 14, 2019

LETTER: Passionate cyclists have a place in Haro Woods

I enjoyed Colin Castle’s letter, Bike enthusiasts have a place in Haro…

  • Jul 14, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Will the NDP lose money selling marijuana?

Government monopoly sounds great, if you work there

COLUMN: B.C. must find new ways to grow economy as housing market unfurls

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • Jul 12, 2019

Report highlights a growing and vibrant downtown

Jeff Bray Downtown Victoria Business Association For the past few years, there…

  • Jul 12, 2019

Rickter Scale: The decision that divides

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  • Jul 10, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

Rickter Scale: Thanks for the memory muscle

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  • Jul 3, 2019

MP REPORT: Action needed to tackle climate emergency

Murray Rankin is MP for Victoria

  • Jul 1, 2019

MP REPORT: Unelected and unaccountable Senate blocks key legislation

Alistair MacGregor is the Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

  • Jun 30, 2019