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No ifs, ands, or butts: Clean up after yourself at the beach this summer

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 23, 2019 148
Over 27,000 cigarette butts were collected from Vancouver’s shorelines in 2018.
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Opinion: Wood buildings could be the 'made in BC' solution to housing crisis

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 13, 2019 1,384
And an environmentally-conscious alternative to concrete too.
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Opinion: Why every mom needs to ask for help

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 09, 2019 405
It really does take a village.
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Opinion: Vancouver 4/20 is no longer a protest -- it's a party

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 12, 2019
With Cypress Hill headlining the event, one city councillor calls it a "commercial trade show."
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Opinion: Why BC is poised to see solid growth in film and TV production

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 12, 2019
The future looks bright for BC đź’«
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Opinion: City halls failing residents on housing affordability again and again

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 10, 2019
In many communities, it now takes longer to get a project approved and permitted than it does to build it.
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Opinion: Why the cruise industry helps keep BC in the green

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 04, 2019
Each ship is a cash cow, bringing in close to $3 million of local economic activity.
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Opinion: It's time to give the West Coast Express the big expansion it deserves

Efe5b93597d20da510fd4723587e25ba?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ian Ius Apr 04, 2019 79
Despite its limitations, TransLink's lone commuter rail line has been a major success.
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Opinion: Four easy ways BC can decriminalize drugs

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 03, 2019
Health officials are calling for decrim. Here's how BC can make it happen.
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Opinion: New home-buying incentive won't help people trying to buy in Vancouver

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 03, 2019 116
Young professionals are opting into long commutes and suburban housing, says a real estate developer.
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TV series shines light on what really happens in the back of BC ambulances

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 02, 2019 6,318
BC paramedics respond to 500,000 emergency calls a year and yet paramedicine is largely unknown to the general public.
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Opinion: It's time for universal dental care in Canada

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 28, 2019 441
Six million Canadians avoid visiting the dentist every year due to cost.
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Opinion: Politicians lagging behind soaring public interest in plant-based diets

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 27, 2019 102
The evidence for change is there. All that’s missing is the political courage.
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Opinion: Orcas may be the first species with individual proper names to go extinct

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 27, 2019 144
We already know that we can and need to do better for the endangered whale population.
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5 ways to spot alcohol or drug addiction in the workplace

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 26, 2019 1,772
The ability to make a change often depends on some sort of intervention.
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Vancouver's SkyTrain technology is not proprietary, says Bombardier

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 18, 2019
"SkyTrain is not Bombardier owned intellectual property nor any other car builders." - Bombardier
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Opinion: Plane tragedy abroad underscores need to prevent BC road deaths

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 14, 2019
The author argues lower speed limits and more enforcement could save lives.
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OPINION: Vancouver 4/20 is a protest against stigmatization of cannabis

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 08, 2019
Dana Larsen says weed users are treated and punished more severely than alcohol users in every way.
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Opinion: Vancouver Maritime Museum’s new downtown home highlights its bright future

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 07, 2019
A new major museum in Coal Harbour will help engage a new generation in local maritime history.
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Opinion: 8 shockingly absurd things said by West Vancouver B-Line protesters

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 05, 2019 32,733
A protester took issue with a phone survey conducted by "someone with an East Indian accent."
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Opinion: Wilkinson’s plan to raise rents proves he still doesn’t understand renters

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 05, 2019 3,225
BC's Housing Minister says the BC Liberals have fought against progress for renters "every step of the way."
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Op-Ed: Andrew Wilkinson understands why 'wacky' rental comments upset people

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 04, 2019 1,841
The BC Liberal Party Leader says his comments were based on his experience 30 years ago, not today's current economy.
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Opinion: Air of toxic skepticism in West Vancouver ahead of B-Line decision

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 03, 2019 8,038
"There are no B-Line buses in Shangri-La," said one B-Line opponent.
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Opinion: It's time to build a gondola transit line to SFU Burnaby Mountain

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 01, 2019 9,697
A reliable, frequent, and fast long-term transportation link to Simon Fraser University.
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Opinion: Why I think using a shock collar on my dog is the right choice

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 28, 2019 5,021
"When they are needed, they truly save lives, human and dog."
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Opinion: Why Trudeau's Liberals aren't exactly upset over Singh's historic NDP win

C414b1ddc789ef018aa497255e614c8d?s=96&d=mm&r=g Stephen Smart Feb 26, 2019 50
The Liberals are confident that they can beat Singh on a national stage.
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Red flags every pet adopter should know about

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 25, 2019 999
Animal rescues aren’t regulated and are not created equal.
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What a Vancouver cyclist learned biking 31k through Africa and Europe

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 22, 2019 62
Dodging jail, AK-47s and wild animals, Kevin Hansen has seen it all.
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Opinion: Canada Line should be extended to South Richmond and Delta

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 20, 2019 120
"It’s time to start talking seriously about a Canada Line extension south of the Fraser River."
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Opinion: What the internet weeping over death of NASA robot tells us about empathy

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 15, 2019 72
The NASA rover's final message -- "My battery is low and it is getting dark" -- had the Internet in tears.

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