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by Contributor on Sunday Dec 17 2017

One of Canada’s well-recognized raptors, the peregrine falcon, has made a remarkable comeback from the brink of extinction. 

The Nature Conservancy of Canada says it is a positive sign that conservation efforts are working and that maintaining habitat is now crucial in their continued recovery.

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Dec 12 2017

To The Editor:

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Dec 10 2017

Risky to confess such things – especially publicly – but there are a few things that get under my skin fast.

Eons ago, when I was in high school, it only took a single word.

It wasn't the word itself so much, as it was the tone some used saying it that suggested you were getting flipped off more than you were communicating.

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Dec 06 2017

A plea for civility in the law, politics and our everyday lives

by Wayne Holmes on Friday Dec 01 2017

Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

Recently, the Auditor General of Canada released a report that addressed the Phoenix payroll that has seriously affected the lives of thousands of civil servants across this country.

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

Today the Liberal government announced that they have adopted an NDP proposal to close a loophole in the Species at Risk Act.

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Nov 26 2017

It's a story all too common in British Columbia.

Here's how CTV News reported it: “Police believe a drug overdose is the cause of death for two men, apparently in their fifties, who were found lifeless in a car parked at a gas station on Friday morning.”

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Nov 23 2017

Canada is out of step with most major industrialized countries — and all other G7 countries — which are raising the age of eligibility for public retirement programs, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Nov 16 2017

There were likely more people on the floor of the legislature listening to it than watching it live on television, but there was an interesting exchange at the legislature last week.

Energy Minister Michelle Mungall was being grilled by her opposition critic, B.C. Liberal MLA Tracy Redies.

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