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Learning he was homeless, I invited him for coffee and Linda’s cookies.

Unpacking the realities of addiction

  • Jul 20, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Manners maketh man

What can we learn from an etiquette book first published in 1960? Quite a lot.

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

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The Editor’s Desk: What did you say?

Trying to find sense in President Trump’s ramblings is a futile effort.

Victoria Report: Red Cross is there to help

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart urges those impacted by fires and floods to contact the Red Cross.

  • Jul 10, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

B.C. VIEWS: Cannabis Day celebration put off until October

Another government monopoly, what could go wrong?

The Editor’s Desk: The new normal

After last year’s wildfires, things will never be the same, but fear can’t rule our lives.

COLUMN: Don’t judge a man by his limbs

One-armed reporter takes up boxing

  • Jun 27, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. mayor takes on Trump

Summerland Mayor Peter Waterman calls statements Trump disturbing

  • Jun 27, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: Taking it to heart

It might be tempting to ignore worrisome health symptoms. The editor is glad she didn’t.

Yes, we could use a soft drink tax

NDP rejects useful tax advice because it’s not popular

The Editor’s Desk: The mosquito menace

All your questions about the bloodthirsty vampires answered.

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Let’s celebrate our seniors and their contributions

Don’t fear the ‘silver tsunami’; embrace everything our seniors do for us.

  • Jun 12, 2018

The Editor’s Desk: It’s good to talk

The simple act of talking to someone else about stressful events can be a huge help.

Victoria Report: Action needed on flood and fire threats

Fraser-Nicola MLA Jackie Tegart looking for concrete measures from provincial government.

  • Jun 12, 2018

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?