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Choosing cheap labour

Choosing cheap labour

This week, Canadians finally noticed and vented their wrath about the temporary foreign worker program.
Know candidates before you vote

Know candidates before you vote

The Editor, There's an old saying that some people are fond of: "Those that can't do, teach." I would suggest this sentiment would be more appropriately associated with those we elect to public office.
Hold multiple asset classes

Hold multiple asset classes

The fourth of a 10-partseries There is little predictability in asset class performance from one year to the next.
Granola, muesli's sinful sister?

Granola, muesli's sinful sister?

When I say granola and muesli, what pops into your mind? Probably that they're two of the countless modern breakfast foods available in every grocery store across North America.
Will museums go head-to-head?

Will museums go head-to-head?

The Editor, Re: "Who said we need 'destination' museum?" Letters, March 29. First of all, I wish to thank Maria Kwong for her thouhtgful and insightful letter to the editor.
Smart calls favour Dix, so far

Smart calls favour Dix, so far

Adrian Dix made two moves this week that should make Christy Clark feel more antsy than ever about next month's election.
Equip students with life skills too

Equip students with life skills too

During my five years of high school, I have taken 39 classes. In those classes, I have learned the importance of phospholipids in membranes, the electro-negativity of oxygen, the life cycle of ferns, the date the Warsaw Pact was signed and much more.
Join in the celebrations

Join in the celebrations

The Editor, April is a very important month for the South Asian community in general and Sikhs in particular. For them, it is a festive and holy celebration. In the Punjab province of India, it is the beginning of the harvesting season.
Where'd my 10-minute attention span go?

Where'd my 10-minute attention span go?

My overall mental health got a boost last week while I was on vacation. I moved, which meant that for six days, I had neither cable television nor Internet, or email access of any kind.
NDP should tread soft with enviros, docs

NDP should tread soft with enviros, docs

When the NDP formed government during the 1990s, it found itself constantly on the defensive when dealing with two major power blocs in this province: the environmental movement, and doctors.