Commentary

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Stewart Muir: Banning natural gas is an environmental misstep cloaked with good intentions

The gas grid is an essential ally in the transition to renewable energy

Neil Belenkie: The workplace is a generation apart

Employers need new strategies to deal with a new generation of employees

The cost of doing business has worsened for nearly nine in 10 B.C. businesses, survey finds

Talent trumps taxes, capital, red tape as the top issue for business owners, who are struggling with the cost of labour

Sue Brown and Carol Liao: Atira's walls come tumbling down

The time has come for serious reforms and a new accountability

Kirk LaPointe: The public is calling for an inquiry. Johnston and Trudeau should give us one

Conflicts of interest are about perception, writes Kirk LaPointe

Data points: B.C. building permits recover to 12-month average in March

A sharp monthly increase still didn't correct an overall downward trend in permit volumes

Kirk LaPointe: Is it best we live in the dark? David Johnston seems to think so

Conventional assumptions did not prevail, with special rapporteur opting not to hold a public inquiry on foreign interference in Canada's politics, writes Kirk LaPointe

Opinion: Indigenous engagement is transforming the future of mining

New partnerships bridge the gap between industry and community, according to Harold Reimer

Kirk LaPointe: B.C. says its housing model works – I see cracks in the foundation

One outstanding question, writes Kirk LaPointe, is how Premier David Eby and his government handle the fallout

Avi Barzelai: So far, Vancouver’s strategy of doing nothing hasn’t improved the building permit backlog

It would help if bureaucrats would work at the office more than twice weekly