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Election will be interesting one

So the federal election has been formally called, 42 days early but not a moment too soon. The politicians have been campaigning for many...

Opinion: Three things everyone should know about autism in Canada

Until recently, the federal government has done little to address the crisis faced by autism families across the country and has left the issue...

Teachers must replace angry, combative BCTF leaders:Keith MacIntyre

Last year, I ran for school trustee in Penticton, falling one position short of winning. Through the process, I met other trustees, the superintendent...

When Corporations Sue Governments

By MANUEL PÉREZ-ROCHA In 2004, the Pacific Rim mining company applied to dig for gold in El Salvador. Pacific Rim (since acquired by the Canadian-Australian...

Five step plan to curb domestic violence in the South Asian communit

There have been a number of high profile murders in the South Asian community in Surrey over the years.  Even one is too many...

Editorial: Amrik Virk should do the honourable thing and resign

The Province Newspaper If Advanced Education Minister and former Mountie Amrik Virk doesn’t understand why he should resign his portfolio, Premier Christy Clark should ease...

Helpless in Surrey about my parent’s situation

Dear SOS: I have three brothers, all married, and well settled with children. I too am married and have small children. My one brother...

Confused about marriage in Surrey

DEAR SOS: I have been engaged to my fiancé “Nick” for close to two years now.  He is 42 years old and I am...

Why doesn’t he take a better-paying job?

Dear SOS: When we had our first child a year ago we decided, after lots of number-crunching between myself and my husband, that I...

Remembrance Day binds Canadian public together

Remembrance Day has become one of the Canada's cultural touchstones. One of very few. On the morning of November 11th, veterans will have paraded along...

Income Splitting: Huge Tax Cuts for Rich Families

by Kathleen A. Lahey After running up $164 billion in total annual deficits between 2008/9 and 2014/15, the Harper government says it will have a...

Building stronger partnerships between B.C. and India

OPINION-EDITORIAL By Amrik Virk Minister of Advanced Education   VICTORIA - International trade and investment are key priorities for our government - and India is one of B.C.'s...

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High-profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

Kang pleaded guilty last month to several charges related to a massive 2018 Vancouver police investigation and was awaiting sentencing. By Kim Bolan A high-profile Lower...

Richmond murder is suspected retaliation for Kang hit, sources say

By Kim Bolan A convicted drug-trafficker with links to the Wolf Pack and Brothers Keepers (BK) gang was shot to death in Richmond on Thursday...

Mayor of Castlegar resigns following backlash over trip to family cabin

Vancouver: (Vancouver Sun) The mayor of a B.C. city in the West Kootenays has quit following backlash over a trip he took with his...

Thousands of Canadians still travelling to Hawaii, despite pandemic

TORONTO -(CTV News)- In the wake of several Canadian elected officials being caught travelling over the holidays – despite federal health guidelines stating non-essential...