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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
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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

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

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.