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by Dick Cannings MP on Saturday Sep 08 2018

Last Tuesday I was in Ottawa for an emergency meeting of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources in the wake of the Federal Court of Appeal decision that quashed the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion project. 

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2018

By Leslie Welin and Terry Moist

When B.C.’s community non-profits join forces, they do it based on key principles.

One of the most important is that we’re “better together” – more effective in supporting healthier, stronger communities. That’s why we’re excited at Board Voice about the B.C. government’s Foundry initiative.

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Sep 04 2018

To The Editor:

A federal election looms in 2019. One year can make a huge difference,  I know, yet I'm close to one-hundred-percent sure I cannot cast a ballot for one of the three major parties.

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Sep 04 2018

On Sunday I completed my third annual “Ride the Riding” event, cycling 411 kilometres from Naramata to Nakusp.

by Guy Dauncey on Tuesday Sep 04 2018

I wish I didn’t have to write this. I count myself a friend of the NDP/Green Alliance, and I had high hopes for the government’s new climate action plans. [1]

by Dan Kraus on Monday Sep 03 2018

It’s a luxury to not think about water.

Most Canadians watch it flow from the faucet and go down the drain without considering its source or destination. When we do think about water, it’s only about where the nearest tap is.

Many people in the world don’t have taps. Over 1.2 billion people experience critical water shortages. They think about water every day.

by Letters to the ... on Wednesday Aug 29 2018

To The Editor:

Dear Minister Heyman:

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

Scientists, journalists, environmentalists and others who draw the connection between increasing wildfires and global warming often face a backlash. It’s not climate change; it’s lightning, careless smokers or campers, poor forestry management, industrial activity or sparks from vehicles, bad government…

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

It’s now official — 2018 has just become British Columbia’s second worst forest fire season in history, second only to last year.  Residents have endured weeks of heavy smoke, some have been evacuated from their communities, and some have unfortunately lost their homes.  Businesses have suffered as tourists leave or stay away, wineries are concerned about tainted grapes, and even the apiarist w

by Charles Jeanes on Monday Aug 27 2018

To sit with Elders of the human race. All will be revealed.”

-- Led Zepplin, Kashmir

Me and some of my friends, we were gonna change the world, we were gonna make it better… but it fell apart, and it broke my heart.”

                                                      -- Neil Young, Giant on the Land

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