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by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

To The Editor:

The advent of legalized marijuana has brought up an important issue to government and private sectors alike: the possibility of marijuana impairment in the workplace causing damage, financial loss, personal harm, or even death.

by Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018
by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Dec 10 2018

Cannabis was legalized in Canada this October, but unfortunately the federal government didn’t include one important piece in that legislation:  expungement of the records of a half million Canadians with criminal records for simple possession of cannabis. 

by Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018

By Michael Jessen, The BC Lung Association

The JUUL has invaded the school.

A wildly popular vaping device, the JUUL has become the go-to e-cigarette for school-age young people.

by Letters to the ... on Friday Dec 07 2018

To The Editor:

I'm pleased, even uplifted, at bad news from Alberta's tar-sands industry; their product is falling in market value. The purchase of TransMountain by Trudeau for $4.5 billion has not salvaged this filthy industry. It must suffer a quick death for the sake of fighting climate change.

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

When faced with conclusive evidence of a major threat to citizens, a true leader would do everything possible to confront it. So, what was the U.S. president’s reaction to a U.S.

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

By Anna Johnston, Staff Lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Dec 04 2018

To The Editor:

Dear:  Honourable John Horgan, Premier

Cc: Honourable George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Honourable Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy and Mines

From:  Climate Change Scientists and Climate Policy Experts

by John Horgan on Sunday Dec 02 2018

Seniors deserve quality health care and a good life in their golden years, but for too long B.C. seniors in residential care have gone without the level of care they need.

Our government is increasing staffing levels in residential care homes, because more staff hours means better care for seniors.

by Contributor on Sunday Dec 02 2018

By Jim Baggott ; from Aeon

‘The theory produces a good deal but hardly brings us closer to the secret of the Old One,’ wrote Albert Einstein in December 1926. ‘I am at all events convinced that He does not play dice.’ 

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