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Kirk LaPointe

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Kirk LaPointe: Federal budget focuses on taxing investment, not spurring it

Kirk LaPointe: Federal budget focuses on taxing investment, not spurring it

Ottawa was dripping good news early, saving up for a tax-hike invoice later
Kirk LaPointe: Can Canada finally fix its shameful school-food gap?

Kirk LaPointe: Can Canada finally fix its shameful school-food gap?

Federal, provincial tussling should not get in the way of a national school food program
Kirk LaPointe: Three key details about North Shore sewage plant mess

Kirk LaPointe: Three key details about North Shore sewage plant mess

Some taxpayers on higher-priced properties will likely receive hefty utility bills for decades to pay for the project, while other households might be more fortunate
Opinion: What can B.C. businesses do about human trafficking?

Opinion: What can B.C. businesses do about human trafficking?

A community’s identity is defined in no small measure by the ambitions of its business leadership in using its power to tackle fundamental social challenges.
Kirk LaPointe: The economy is sicker than you think

Kirk LaPointe: The economy is sicker than you think

Low unemployment is masking a job-quality crisis in Canada and B.C.
Kirk LaPointe: BC NDP’s enduring popularity a puzzler for opponents

Kirk LaPointe: BC NDP’s enduring popularity a puzzler for opponents

Long health-care wait times, housing woes and a giant deficit haven't proven fatal for provincial government
Kirk LaPointe: Housing crisis at heart of potential Poilievre-Eby alliance

Kirk LaPointe: Housing crisis at heart of potential Poilievre-Eby alliance

Housing may bridge ideological divide between B.C. NDP premier, federal Conservative leader
Kirk LaPointe: Mayor Mark Sager’s Law Society saga far from leader-like

Kirk LaPointe: Mayor Mark Sager’s Law Society saga far from leader-like

It is no small thing that the mayor of West Vancouver has been suspended from practising law for two years, writes columnist Kirk LaPointe
Opinion: We must fix our failure to fight online hate and harassment

Opinion: We must fix our failure to fight online hate and harassment

For seven years, Jody Vance’s world was turned upside down, inside out, scrambled, stalked, shattered and scarred.
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