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Opinion: Transportation paved the way for colonization — it can also support reconciliation

Transport development paved the way for colonization and is directly linked to the chronic and extreme social inequities Indigenous communities continue to face to this day

B.C. small businesses need help, and WorkSafeBC is withholding a $2.5 billion lifeline

Local businesses need support in the form of cost relief and WorkSafeBC is in a position to offer a rebate, argue Emily Boston and Jairo Yunis

Data points: B.C. regions register major home sale declines as building permit volumes drop off

The Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board had its third consecutive monthly home sales decline in August

Kirk LaPointe: Trudeau’s head-scratching apology sought absolution, not accountability

The prime minister didn’t let us down in our expectation of his letting us down, writes Kirk LaPointe

Swearing is becoming more common in the workplace: poll

At a time when the country’s youngest and oldest adults seem to be at odds on several topics, they find common ground on language

Rob Shaw: Shrugs greet the new normal of provincial deficits

The public doesn't care because the budget will balance itself, Rob Shaw says sarcastically

Arny Wise: Some proposals to produce more affordable housing

There are no magic bullets, but plenty of ways to make a difference

Ralph Sultan: Caregivers need to be given a break as society ages

Demand grows and grows but the health care system is lagging

BC United and BC Conservatives nearly tied among decided voters as B.C.'s No. 2 party

Research Co. and Glacier Media polling shows that close to half of decided voters in B.C. would vote for the NDP if an election were held today

Rob Shaw: They came, they met, they brought no new ideas

Annual UBCM meeting featured a popular premier and plenty of ministers with ways to stall