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Kirk LaPointe: Cabinet shuffle signals an administration aware it's wearing thin on Canadians

Kirk LaPointe: Cabinet shuffle signals an administration aware it's wearing thin on Canadians

What the cabinet shuffle accomplishes in this government’s lifespan – even if it wins the next election – is of questionable Liberal benefit, writes Kirk LaPointe
Don Wright: Why did Justin Trudeau switch sides in the 'class struggle?'

Don Wright: Why did Justin Trudeau switch sides in the 'class struggle?'

There is not so much a worker shortage as a shortage of people willing to work for low wages
Renu Bakshi: Justin Trudeau needs an editor

Renu Bakshi: Justin Trudeau needs an editor

Poorly worded government forms somehow justify additional resources
Rob Shaw: A last-minute hint about RCMP contracting makes the B.C. decision on Surrey policing that much more convenient

Rob Shaw: A last-minute hint about RCMP contracting makes the B.C. decision on Surrey policing that much more convenient

Ottawa may want out of contract policing, which means the provincial decision is more practical
Kirk LaPointe: Political absence at LNG2023 augurs ill for our reputations

Kirk LaPointe: Political absence at LNG2023 augurs ill for our reputations

Federal, B.C. governments did not exactly roll out the Welcome Wagon for LNG conference delegates, writes Kirk LaPointe
Rob Shaw: B.C. follows suit, Premier David Eby pulls government advertising from Facebook and Instagram

Rob Shaw: B.C. follows suit, Premier David Eby pulls government advertising from Facebook and Instagram

Journalism a vital public service that needs to be supported, Eby says
Mario Canseco: Canadians’ perception of the economy is improving, albeit cautiously, new poll finds

Mario Canseco: Canadians’ perception of the economy is improving, albeit cautiously, new poll finds

Forty-two per cent of British Columbians say Canada’s economic conditions are 'very good' or 'good'
Rob Shaw: Eby criticizes 'absolutely disgraceful' Facebook and Google for threats to cut off news content

Rob Shaw: Eby criticizes 'absolutely disgraceful' Facebook and Google for threats to cut off news content

B.C. government considers pulling its advertising from tech titans
Rob Shaw: RCMP union tells province to respect Surrey council's wish to retain its Mounties force

Rob Shaw: RCMP union tells province to respect Surrey council's wish to retain its Mounties force

RCMP is doing a 'fantastic job' and there is no evidence public safety would improve with a municipal force
Kirk LaPointe: Canada set to become one of world’s worst democracies for news consumption

Kirk LaPointe: Canada set to become one of world’s worst democracies for news consumption

'Last week the government steamed ahead and passed Bill C-18. It taunted Facebook and Google as arrogant and was certain they were bluffing. This week it found out they weren’t,' writes Kirk LaPointe