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by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

In recognition of Mining Day at the B.C. Parliament Buildings, new resources were announced that will improve mine safety for workers and the environment, while encouraging investment and job creation with a more efficient approval process.

The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources will now be home to two expanded mining divisions: the Mines Health, Safety and Enforcement...

by Sara Golling on Friday Feb 22 2019

Skiers accessing Cutblock Peak and environs:  please contain your irritation about the logging operation there that is inconveniencing you – it won’t be there for much longer.  Please stay well clear of the logging -- and please do not park on the logging road, or try to ignore the logging operations.  Here’s why:

First, let’s talk about who is doing the...

by The Narwhal on Thursday Feb 21 2019

Young people ‘will live their entire lives under the mounting environmental, economic, and health stresses’ caused by growing greenhouse gas emissions, coalition argues

By Larry Pynn, for The Narwhal

When the governments of Canada and Saskatchewan publicly squared off in court in Regina this month over the...

by The Narwhal on Thursday Feb 21 2019

B.C.'s NDP is now doing precisely what it criticizes the Liberals for doing — manufacturing a need for power while pushing forward with a project that produces energy that can’t be sold for even close to the price it will cost to produce it.

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

Of all the years of political...

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday Feb 20 2019

By Iglika Ivanova and Alex Hemingway,  Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

BC Budget 2019 delivers...

by Rossland Telegraph on Sunday Feb 17 2019

For the month of December, 2018,  ...

by The Narwhal on Wednesday Feb 13 2019

A new book by author and photographer David Moskowitz documents the spectacular inland temperate rainforest shared by Canada and the U.S., in the hopes that the ‘caribou rainforest’ will become a household name like the Great Bear Rainforest or the Serengeti.

By Sara Cox, for The Narwhal

In mid-January, B.C....

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Feb 13 2019

Summer 2018 was Sweden’s hottest since record-keeping began more than 260 years ago — marked by drought, wildfires and extremely low reservoir levels. That was too much for 15-year-old Greta Thunberg. She heard politicians talking about climate change but didn’t see them doing enough about it.

So she refused to go to school until a general election on September 9. Every day, she sat...

by The Fraser Institute on Sunday Feb 10 2019

Ottawa’s projected deficit of $19.6 billion in 2019/20 may automatically increase to as much as $34.4 billion if Canada enters a recession this year, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“By running deficits during a period of economic growth, there is a real risk the country’s finances will deteriorate rapidly when...

by The Narwhal on Tuesday Feb 05 2019

Internal documents released via Freedom of Information laws show that, while the B.C. government was publicly apologizing to the Fort Nelson First Nation for exempting natural gas plants from environmental assessments without consultation, the province quietly used a loophole to allow the exemptions to continue — a loophole that persists to this day

By Ben Parfitt for...

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