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by Dick Cannings MP on Friday Jan 04 2019

In this coldest time of the year, we often think of the people in our area who are homeless.  Some have ended up on the streets and in rough camps because of mental health issues, addictions, or a combination of the two.  Some are children fleeing abusive parents or women fleeing abusive spouses; others have become disabled.  And many have ended up homeless simply because they lost their job,...

by The Narwhal on Wednesday Dec 19 2018

The future of development in Alberta’s oilsands lies in underground, steam-assisted operations that represent some of the country’s fastest growing greenhouse gas emissions. These projects have never been subject to federal environmental reviews and that’s not expected to change with Ottawa’s new-and-improved assessment rules.

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by aeon on Wednesday Dec 19 2018

By Walter Sinnot-Armstrong, for Aeon

Many of my best friends think that some of my deeply held beliefs about important issues are obviously false or even nonsense. Sometimes, they tell me so to my face. How can we still be friends? Part of the answer is that these friends and I are philosophers, and philosophers learn how to deal with positions on the edge...

by CBT on Wednesday Dec 19 2018

A large tract of protected lands stretches between Nelson and Creston, including areas managed by the Province of British Columbia and the Darkwoods Conservation Area, owned and managed by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). Yet one area within Darkwoods — the Next Creek watershed — remains unprotected.

This is about to change, as...

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 13 2018

At the time of year when the focus is on giving, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives researchers have found that BC’s 10 wealthiest billionaires can afford to give thousands of times more than the rest of us.

The combined net worth of BC’s 10 wealthiest families is $25 billion — the same amount as the bottom 1.32 million British Columbians combined. The typical top-10 BC billionaire...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018

From ECOJUSTICE; by Charles Hatt and Alan Andrews

As heatwaves and forest fires broke out across Canada last summer, Ecojustice analyzed the “climate state of play.” Now, we’re back with an...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

When faced with conclusive evidence of a major threat to citizens, a true leader would do everything possible to confront it. So, what was the U.S. president’s reaction to a U.S. scientific report compiled by more than 300 scientists and endorsed by a dozen different agencies, including NASA, NOAA and the defence department, that warned climate change poses a dire threat to the American...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

By Anna Johnston, Staff Lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law

There has been a rash of complaints lately about efforts to strengthen and streamline federal decision-making on projects that affect the environment through...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 26 2018

Austin Engineering Ltd. and its team of like-minded partners are constantly analyzing dams, including how they react during earthquakes.

The innovative thinkers are pleased to announce that their research, recently presented at the Canadian Dam Association, has received another accolade: the Clean Energy BC ‘Operational Excellence’ award, which will be presented at the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 21 2018

By Marc Lee, for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, from Policy Note

It is well established that we need targets and timelines for reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are causing climate change. BC’s latest targets include a 40% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030, 60% by 2040 and 80...

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