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The Editor’s Desk: History is alive and well

Over the last six years, ‘Golden Country’ has tried to show that history isn’t as boring as you think.

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5, 2018
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The Editor’s Desk: Failing the test of time

Why do so many beloved things from childhood not live up to your memories of them?

B.C. VIEWS: Every day is Labour Day for John Horgan’s NDP

Union sign-ups, minimum wage for farm workers on the table

The Editor’s Desk: It’s the silly season

Musings on a few stories making news as the summer holiday winds to a close.

B.C. VIEWS: John Horgan’s latest reality check on wildfire threat

‘New normal’ is not a solution, just an empty sound bite

The Editor’s Desk: Finding the right word

There are all sorts of situations that we need an English word for. Here are a few.

B.C. VIEWS: Genuine aboriginal rights are misused and discredited

Camp Cloud one of long line of protests falsely asserting title

The Editor’s Desk: (Not) thinking things through

Victoria city council shows how not to handle a delicate situation.

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

B.C. VIEWS: Canadian cities begin to declare themselves city-states

Local politicians meddle in immigration, environment issues

The Editor’s Desk: The back to school shopping blues

How prepared are you for the quest for pencil crayons and erasers? Take the quiz and find out!

Victoria Report

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart says the Community Benefits Agreement is bad for rural B.C. workers.

  • Aug 7, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Private health care crackdown touches painful nerve

Many people are no longer prepared to suffer in silence

COLUMN: Has social media passed its peak?

Saul Klein at the University of Victoria writes about erosion of trust at Facebook and Twitter

  • Aug 2, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Change isn’t always easy

Changes large and small are an inevitable part of life.

B.C. VIEWS: Big unions living large in public construction-land

The boys like their steak, bosses like a beefy slush fund

The Editor’s Desk: A treasure trove

A wealth of rare material stored above the Journal office provides a window into another time.

B.C. VIEWS: Unions regain control of public construction

B.C.’s 40-year battle swings back to international big labour