First, let’s identify Elections Canada. It bills itself as “the independent, non-partisan agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums.”
To The Editor:
I find the reasons for the glyphosate ban being forwarded by the RDCK bothmisguided and misleading.
August 12, 2019
Dear Minister Heyman,
A coalition of Canadian science groups is launching a national non-partisan #VoteScience campaign to send the message that Canadians want decisions made that are supported by science and real evidence.
Land and agriculture are critical components in the climate crisis. According to a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, land use — including agriculture and forestry — accounts for 23 per cent of human greenhouse gas emissions, while “natural land processes absorb carbon dioxide equivalent to almost a third of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry.”
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
On my trip to the Okanagan in June, I stopped by Mariposa Farms fruit stand to buy some cherries. The owner, Kulwinder, has been farming in the Similkameen Valley since 1987. Every box of B.C. cherries or bag of locally grown apples she sells helps support her family and the families of her employees.
I began an exploration of a Stoic prose-poem, The Desiderata, in a July edition of the column. Stoicism is interesting in its own right, but also because it has been enjoying a modern revival. In this section I also cite a short Stoic prayer.
This column concludes my study of Stoicism and the Desiderata.
Extinction Rebellion: the movement is defined in Wikipedia as “a socio-political movement with the stated aim of using civil disobedience and non-violent resistance to protest against climate breakdown, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse.” I think that line misses the mark in an important way: