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Community Comment: Public feedback needed in ag plan review

Community Comment: Public feedback needed in ag plan review

Let’s make sure that our proud agricultural history has a bright future
Letters: Urging to not approve projects

Letters: Urging to not approve projects

Any economic gain would not be worth the gamble and I urge you not to approve these two Tilbury proposals
Editorial: Time to end this ride?

Editorial: Time to end this ride?

Optimist readers have a divided opinion when it comes to the future of the Tour de Delta
Tax-scam phone calls on rise in B.C., poll finds

Tax-scam phone calls on rise in B.C., poll finds

Half of B.C.’s mobile phone users say they have received calls from an individual purporting to represent a government entity like the Canada Revenue Agency – a 15-point increase since 2019.
Letters: Rotarians say thanks South Delta

Letters: Rotarians say thanks South Delta

Editor: The festive season has come and gone for another year and the Tsawwassen Rotary Club have taken down and put away the lights and decorations at Diefenbaker Park until next year.
Should university instructors disclose mental health conditions? It's complicated

Should university instructors disclose mental health conditions? It's complicated

The pandemic has introduced a new context for university instructors navigating boundaries and responsibilities around their students’ and their own well-being and mental health
10 ways to help lonely loved ones in long-term care homes, according to an LTC worker

10 ways to help lonely loved ones in long-term care homes, according to an LTC worker

As people living in long-term care homes brave another lockdown, communication is key and the presence of family members (virtually or through the window) is needed
Artificial intelligence can discriminate on the basis of race and gender, and also age

Artificial intelligence can discriminate on the basis of race and gender, and also age

Algorithms have been shown to discriminate on the basis of race and gender. Studying age-related discrimination is essential to develop more equitable AI systems and technologies
Letters: Young man has a bright future

Letters: Young man has a bright future

Editor: Re: Christmas doesn’t always bring out the best (letters, Optimist, Jan. 6) If your son is the blue box guy in Tsawwassen you have nothing to worry about. This young man stands out in a crowd and has a bright future.
Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

Canada's pandemic recovery urgently needs a national school meal program

The time is ripe to develop federal-provincial/territorial accords towards implementing a national school nutritious meal program