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MAYOR’S MESSAGE: Families top of mind in Esquimalt municipal planning

Mayor Barb Desjardins offers her thoughts on the value of families

  • Feb 22, 2018

COLUMN: Benning stands firm on Gudbranson, will keep him with Canucks until 2021

Canucks opt to not trade the 26-year-old defenseman, but sign him to multi-year deal

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B.C. VIEWS: Subsidy supercluster settles in B.C.

Ottawa, Victoria add to their overlapping ‘innovation’ budgets

Opinion: Seriously Kim? We have the right to bare arms

A Princeton reporter reacts after a former Canadian prime minister says women should cover up on TV

B.C. VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC

Car insurance ‘dumpster fire’ mainly lawyer fees, neglected serious injuries

MP REPORT: Phoenix pay system fiasco disrupting lives in Sooke

It’s time that the Liberals recognize their failure and consider a plan B, says Randall Garrison

  • Feb 10, 2018

Municipalities racing the pot legalization clock

With time running out, B.C. cities still are not sure what the retail landscape will look like once recreational pot is legalized.

DAVID SUZUKI: Save the planet; eat an insect

Reducing our meat consumption could drastically reduce greenhouse gases

B.C. VIEWS: Who will care for frail elderly?

Today’s nursing home labour shortage is just the beginning

B.C. VIEWS: Polluted logic plagues pesticide bylaws

Silent Spring-inspired prejudice against ‘synthetic chemicals’ still rules

Mayor’s Message: Amenity funds focused on parks, recreation, public safety

Esquimalt has some cash to spend from hosting sewage treatment plant

  • Jan 25, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show

DAVID SUZUKI: Large dams fail on consideration of climate change, Indigenous rights

Canada not on track to meet its mid-century greenhouse gas emission reduction targets

  • Jan 19, 2018

Opinion: Dare to be smarter

Just say no works for more than just substance abuse

  • Jan 18, 2018

Before his death, B.C.’s Keven Drews learned real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the inevitable end, something inside Keven Drews didn’t let him stop living

COLUMN: Health care in Saanich North and the Islands

MLA Adam Olsen hosting two meetings on health care this month

  • Jan 18, 2018

MP Report: Pharmacare, housing, environment priorities for 2018

Randall Garrison offers his take on the coming year as NDP MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke

  • Jan 15, 2018

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”