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Jack Knox: Baseball offers respite of calm in a tense world

Jack Knox: Baseball offers respite of calm in a tense world

Find spiritual sustenance by going to a baseball game
Les Leyne: Decriminalization test a full retreat from 'war on drugs'

Les Leyne: Decriminalization test a full retreat from 'war on drugs'

It’s a three-year trial, but given the energy B.C. officials put into winning it, there’s a good chance it will be permanent
Smart Money: Things they aren’t telling you

Smart Money: Things they aren’t telling you

There's more to financial planning than just a catchy marketing slogan.
Russia ousts North Korea to claim title of least-liked country

Russia ousts North Korea to claim title of least-liked country

There is no discernible demographic group in Canada where at least one in five respondents have a positive opinion of the Russian Federation
Baldrey: BC NDP digs itself into political hole with museum scheme

Baldrey: BC NDP digs itself into political hole with museum scheme

Nearly $1 billion price tag, eight-year time span to build new Royal B.C. Museum raises questions about political priorities, planning.
Jack Knox: So, I went to a casino and a hockey game broke out

Jack Knox: So, I went to a casino and a hockey game broke out

A parade of gambling commercials during TV hockey games
Ruby McBeth: Peace District WI holds spring conference

Ruby McBeth: Peace District WI holds spring conference

'These are the words I want on my gravestone: that I was a helper, and that I danced.'
Evan Saugstad: Where does the Blueberry decision go from here?

Evan Saugstad: Where does the Blueberry decision go from here?

Is there a path to reconciling the disparities between the rights of Blueberry River First Nation to “hunt, fish and trap” and government to take up lands for “settlement, mining, lumbering, trading or other purposes”? The short answer is yes, if there is the desire by all to accomplish such an objective.
Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

Opinion: Learning to survive in an American classroom

I spent many of my formative school years in the U.S., where safety drills for hurricanes and anything more sinister were the norm. And sometimes when I did have to hide under my desk, it wasn't a drill. As more school shootings are reported, I wonder what those classroom experiences really taught.
Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Les Leyne: How NDP team dug itself into deep hole with $789M museum project

Government should have involved the public more in its museum decisions