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Almost $400,000 is coming into our region for arts and sports organizations through the latest round of Community Gaming Grants. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Weston: Why is money so confusing?

Tips on how to get you and your money speaking the same language

Almost $400,000 is coming into our region for arts and sports organizations through the latest round of Community Gaming Grants. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
The Suncor oil sands facility seen from a helicopter near Fort McMurray, Alta., Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The insurance industry is grappling with whether to continue supporting fossil fuels in the face of the climate change threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

COLE’s NOTES: Is it time to put warning labels on fossil fuel products?

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment says more climate literacy is needed

The Suncor oil sands facility seen from a helicopter near Fort McMurray, Alta., Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The insurance industry is grappling with whether to continue supporting fossil fuels in the face of the climate change threat. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Drowning is “not the violent splashing and shouting for help that one sees on TV. There’s no screaming or flailing of arms,” writes reporter Jenna Hauck. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

COLUMN: Drowning is silent; familiarize yourself with the signs of it

Chilliwack reporter shares what signs of drowning look like after incident with son in pool

Drowning is “not the violent splashing and shouting for help that one sees on TV. There’s no screaming or flailing of arms,” writes reporter Jenna Hauck. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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LETTER: Healthcare should be priority one for government spending

‘Let the steering wheel point to fixing he serious health-care issues and then other critical issues’

  • Aug 12, 2022
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Activists with Save Old Growth block traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway in Metro Vancouver in May 2022, calling for an end to old-growth logging in British Columbia. (Canadian Press/HO-Save Old Growth)

EDITORIAL: Eco-terrorists are changing no minds

Tire deflators could create dangerous situations

  • Aug 12, 2022
Activists with Save Old Growth block traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway in Metro Vancouver in May 2022, calling for an end to old-growth logging in British Columbia. (Canadian Press/HO-Save Old Growth)
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LETTER: Such a kind anniversary gesture

Couple out for 35th anniversary dinner has meal paid for by couple on 30th

  • Aug 5, 2022
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LETTER: HandyDART drivers not being treated fairly

‘Reliable transit service isn’t possible without offering good working conditions, wages, and benefits’

  • Aug 5, 2022
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EDITORIAL: Where have all the workers gone?

It’s an interesting question with so many job vacancies

  • Aug 5, 2022
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The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

COLUMN: Reporter straps into old fighter jet at Abbotsford Airshow

‘Used in the Korean War 70 years ago, the T-33 is one of my favourite aircraft to watch in flight’

The T-33 was used in the Korean War, but is a mainstay at airshows across North America these days. My flight suit awaits. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)

OPINION: B.C. courts handing out bail like Oprah Winfrey hands out free cars

If a gangster who once acquired a fraudulent passport while out on bail can get bail, can anyone?

Clayton Eheler. (Facebook)
A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)

OPINION: ‘No tanks for the memories’ some residents say to the Chilliwack Fair

Display of military tank crushing civilian vehicles not in good taste considering the war in Ukraine

A Chilliwack Military Education Centre tank crushing cars is scheduled to be on display at the Chilliwack Fair on all three days, Aug. 5, 6 and 7, 2022. (Chilliwack Fair Facebook)
A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

CAMERON: Can a new captain at BC Ferries set the ship straight?

Joy McPhail moves on to herculean challenge of fixing problem-plagued BC Ferries

A ferry arrives at Horseshoe Bay near West Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. British Columbia’s health and safety agency for workers has imposed a hefty fine on BC Ferry Services Inc. over the death of one of its workers in June 2020.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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LETTER: Regular vehicle inspections and speeding enforcement is needed

There are too many loud vehicles on the road

  • Jul 29, 2022
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Pope Francis is greeted by George Arcand, Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, as he arrives in Edmonton on Sunday, July 24, 2022. His visit to Canada is aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

LETTER: Pope’s hand kiss may not suffice for many

Indigenous people suffered immense inhumanity

  • Jul 29, 2022
Pope Francis is greeted by George Arcand, Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, as he arrives in Edmonton on Sunday, July 24, 2022. His visit to Canada is aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Mimi Kates (left) and Amber Culley (right) were killed by Eric Shestalo in Chilliwack on July 21, 2022. Shestalo was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was due in court facing a domestic abuse assault charge the day he murdered his two ex-partners. (Facebook photos)

OPINION: Double homicide in Chilliwack an example of the epidemic of domestic abuse

Abusive men will tell partners ‘You see? That’s what happens to you if you go to the police’: advocate

Mimi Kates (left) and Amber Culley (right) were killed by Eric Shestalo in Chilliwack on July 21, 2022. Shestalo was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was due in court facing a domestic abuse assault charge the day he murdered his two ex-partners. (Facebook photos)
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EDITORIAL: Employers face challenges with low unemployment

Baby Boomers leaving the labour sector are leaving a huge gap

  • Jul 29, 2022
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B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon takes questions from the media after speaking at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

EDITORIAL: New leadership heralds new ideas in B.C. politics

Both NDP and Liberals will go into the next election with change at the top

  • Jul 16, 2022
B.C. Liberal leader Kevin Falcon takes questions from the media after speaking at a Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
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LETTER: New COVID subvariant resists immunity

Recent scare raises concerns over what’s ahead

  • Jul 15, 2022
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LETTER: A kind gesture between generations

Couple celebrating 62nd wedding anniversary receive a nice surprise

  • Jul 15, 2022
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LETTER: Poor traffic line painting causing safety concerns

‘What will it take to increase the safety of our roadways with the upkeep of visible paint lines?’

  • Jul 15, 2022
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