Vaughn Palmer: James' financial forecast calls for a few B.C. clouds, but mostly sun

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2019 02:20:47 +0000

OPINION: Council members flagged a number of concerns about the economy for the year ahead. One of the biggest is the emerging economic divide between urban and rural B.C., a long-standing problem exacerbated by the crisis in the forest industry

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Daphne Bramham: 'Terrible, terrible tragedy' at Surrey recovery home should have been preventable

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:33:27 +0000

At the house on 138A Street where the most recent death occurred, there were 11 substantiated complaints. Only one was dealt with, according to the most recent report posted on the Assisted Living Registry’s website.

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Vaughn Palmer: Frustrated forestry workers vent on Trevena, NDP's lack of a lifeline

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 02:54:39 +0000

OPINION: When the cabinet convenes next week, the New Democrats could install a big-screen TV and watch Claire Trevena’s experience for themselves. It might get her cabinet colleagues reflecting on their own chances of becoming a one-term government

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Daphne Bramham: Time for a serious debate about how to deal with the opioid crisis

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 23:22:53 +0000

OPINION: Words are being weaponized and battle lines drawn in the fight to address the continuing opioid overdose crisis. But what’s needed is a serious debate involving all of us.

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Vaughn Palmer: Will courts allow the good intentions of UNDRIP to work once drafted?

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 03:00:29 +0000

OPINION: The legislation doesn’t lack for ambition, to be sure. But it remains to be seen how far the New Democrats get in fulfilling its good intentions and how much leeway they are given by the courts

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