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CALKINS/DREESHEN: Legislated MP pay raises

Bill C-30, adopted 15 years ago, mandates salary and allowance increases for MPs and senators

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times

In times such as this

  • Mar 24, 2020

Remember what the coronavirus cannot cancel

Thoughts on dealing with the coronavirus

  • Mar 16, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting

A steep drop in tourist visits will hit hard, in particular, Vancouver Island, the Lower Mainland and the Okanagan hard

COLUMN: Wild roses, barbed wire and birthdays

‘Have you ever driven down country roads on a sun kissed summer day’

  • Feb 25, 2020

COLUMN: March is a great time to be on the slopes, but it’s also the deadliest

Longer, sunnier days are one of the reasons why March has the most avalanche fatalities

  • Feb 21, 2020
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CALKINS: Needles Don’t Belong in Prisons

‘I invite you to join me in sharing your concerns with Minister Bill Blair’

VAUGHAN: Childhood heroes like Kobe are supposed to be immortal

Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine people

VAUGHAN: Critical thinking in the curriculum crucial to a functioning electorate

Students need to understand multiple perspectives in order to make informed choices

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

VAUGHAN: Local news stands up against authoritarianism, corruption

Supporting local newspapers ensures fairness in society

Video games don’t cause mass shootings

No link ever found between violence and video games

Time capsule of a day in summer

Grandmas can sometimes forget their age

Peanut allergies: Research shows ‘oral immunotherapy’ is safe for preschoolers

Child eats small amounts of an allergenic food, dose gradually boosted to target maintenance amount

COLUMN: Watching newborn calves take first breath of life

Life of a Farm Wife column looks at newborn calves and birth

  • Mar 20, 2019

Sylvan Lake hockey camp recognized in the Big Apple

The hockey camp has helped many young hockey athletes over the years

  • Mar 20, 2019

COLUMN: Shedding winter clothes and inhibitions

When you’re prepped for spring but it’s March and it’s still cold

OPINION: Yet another adult decision ruins what is ‘just a game’

A minor hockey team won’t play out their season since a teammate is now ineligible to play