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Commentary: Trudeau's carbon tax punishes us for heating our homes

Commentary: Trudeau's carbon tax punishes us for heating our homes

Winter is coming and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s carbon tax is punishing Canadians for heating their homes. The carbon tax hits the essential needs of our daily lives hard.
Survey: Push for Alberta, Saskatchewan sovereignty acts raises concern, support from fellow provinces

Survey: Push for Alberta, Saskatchewan sovereignty acts raises concern, support from fellow provinces

The past few days have provided a glimpse of what some provincial governments in Canada have chosen to focus on.
Opinion: Counselling is cooler than we think, Squamish

Opinion: Counselling is cooler than we think, Squamish

'A man who is trying to emotionally take care of himself? Now that’s someone to celebrate.'
Editorial: What idiot would vandalize in Squamish?

Editorial: What idiot would vandalize in Squamish?

'Reflecting with compassion on why this may be happening — vandals not feeling connected to their community, powerless or frustrated with how their life is going — may be a better path to reducing it.'
Rob Shaw: Leaked VPD report an inflated work of fiction

Rob Shaw: Leaked VPD report an inflated work of fiction

The VPD summary concludes that $1.1 million is being spent a day on “charitable investments into non-profit organizations based in the Downtown Eastside” while poverty and crime get worse.
Rob Shaw: Poilievre and Eby have a lot in common on housing

Rob Shaw: Poilievre and Eby have a lot in common on housing

Pierre Poilievre and David Eby have a lot in common in their plans to address British Columbia’s housing market. It’s just that neither of them wants to actually say that out loud.
Letter:  The bizarreness of applying with Vail Resorts in Whistler

Letter: The bizarreness of applying with Vail Resorts in Whistler

"Why would a company offer jobs to all of these people who have no accommodation in a town experiencing an extreme housing crisis?"
Jack Knox: Computer pioneer lived quietly in our midst

Jack Knox: Computer pioneer lived quietly in our midst

Kathleen Booth’s work was so significant that when the 100-year-old died this fall, her passing merited major media coverage in her native Britain. So why didn’t we all know that she had spent the past 44 years living in Sooke?
Ingrid Rice cartoon — Remembrance Day

Ingrid Rice cartoon — Remembrance Day

There are two Squamish Remembrance Day events on Nov. 11: one at the Cenotaph at Stan Clarke Park at 11 a.m. and one before that at Totem Hall at 10 a.m.
Mario Canseco: Survey: Support for changing British Columbia’s name is highest among youth

Mario Canseco: Survey: Support for changing British Columbia’s name is highest among youth

In August 2021, shortly after the federal government announced its intention to enhance support to Indigenous communities as a result of recent discoveries related to residential schools, Research Co.
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