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by David Suzuki on Tuesday Aug 25 2020

Almost every product and material we refer to as “plastic” is made from fossil fuels. Most of it hasn’t been around for long — a little over 70 years for the most common products. North American grocery stores didn’t start offering plastic bags until the late 1970s...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Aug 14 2020

This year marks Hall Printing’s 100th year in operation inking them boldly into history in the Kootenay region, and like any business that survives 100 years, change and adaption is inevitable and necessary.

And to celebrate Hall Printing’s 100th year in the printing business they want you to help commemorate their anniversary by communicating your...

by The Conversation on Wednesday Aug 12 2020

By Dan Guadagnolo for The Conversation

As the Canadian economy slowly recovers from COVID-19 lockdowns, ...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Aug 12 2020

Many people are calling for a just, green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Investing in natural solutions to climate change, restoring damaged and fragmented ecosystems, strengthening the social safety net and rethinking flawed economic systems would make us more resilient to current and future crises. 

One concept that could help us shift to ecologically sound economic...

by The Narwhal on Tuesday Aug 11 2020

Proposed legislation would end B.C.’s mandate to be electricity 'self-sufficient,' and the Greens say that’s bad news for small-scale renewable energy producers, including First Nations 

By ZoëYunker, for The Narwhal

The BC NDP came to power promising to launch major jobs initiatives in...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 05 2020

[Editor’s Note:  This is a very long article which supplies answers that such activists as young  Greta Thunberg have been criticized for not providing – even though she has repeatedly said, “Listen to the scientists!” – and she has also provided many of the answers suggested here.  Do you consider yourself among the “...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Aug 05 2020

When we started the David Suzuki Foundation in 1990, we implemented a four-day, 34-hour workweek. Staff consistently say it’s made their lives better, giving them time to rest, pursue other interests, explore nature, volunteer, enjoy the company of family and friends, and so much more.  

Life isn’t about making more money so we can keep buying more stuff; it’...

by The Narwhal on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

By Ben Parfitt, in The Narwhal

Provincial investigators found companies weren’t fully compliant with regulations 70 per cent of the time in the five years since a digital database of shipments was replaced with paper files shoved in cardboard boxes.

B.C. rarely inspects hazardous waste handlers even though the...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Jul 29 2020

Some people have land that can grow crops, but they don’t want to farm; others want to farm and can’t find land. The solution – a program that matches people who want to farm with those who have land available to lease, and want it to stay in production or start producing crops.

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by Contributor on Monday Jul 27 2020

By Edward Xie and Danyaal Raza, from the Broadbent Institute Blog page

People are struggling. As front-line workers in emergency rooms, isolation shelters and clinics, we see how the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated health and livelihoods. We’ve witnessed the toll that the last several months has taken on workers, families, and...

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