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by aeon on Wednesday May 08 2019

By Charles Fox, in Aeon

by Canadian Centre... on Monday May 06 2019

By Alex Hemingway

Changes to personal BC taxes over the past year and a half — including elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums—mean the vast majority of households are seeing their tax bills fall while the richest one per cent are paying more.

This is good news for tax fairness in BC.

by John Horgan on Thursday May 02 2019

We are so lucky to live in this extraordinary province. With beautiful mountains, pristine wilderness, rivers and lakes, and wild coastline, we need to do all we can to protect this province we love and call home. 

by Sara Golling on Wednesday May 01 2019

“Everything will burn, baby, burn . . .”– if we don’t take a bit of time and effort to make it as fire-resistant as possible.

by David Suzuki on Wednesday May 01 2019

Will someone please tell me what the hell is going on? Last October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report indicating that global emissions are still rising despite more than three decades of warnings. Now we’re on a path to a 3 to 5 C temperature rise above pre-industrial levels by 2100.

by Sara Golling on Monday Apr 29 2019

I’ve been amused, in past years, by signs posted here and there in Rossland that announce “WARNING:  BEAR IN AREA.”   I’ve suggested that the City should just post warning signs at the entrances to Rossland, announcing, “Rossland is bear country.  Please do not freak out if you see a bear.  Do not approach the bear. Remain calm and respectful and keep your distance.” 

by Sara Golling on Monday Apr 29 2019

Environmentalists have come under fire lately from certain quarters.  Questioning the motivation of environmentalists raises the question:  What are they fighting for?   

And the short answer is:  survival

by Canadian Centre... on Monday Apr 29 2019

It’s time for BC to follow the Maritime provinces and regulate gas prices to end gouging that has caused gas prices in Metro Vancouver to skyrocket, says a senior economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office.

by Wayne Stetski on Sunday Apr 28 2019

Over the last three and a half years I have been your MP, and I hope you have seen some of the information I’ve sent to you that says, “Serving you is the most important work that I do.”

Nice words, but what do they really mean?

by Letters to the ... on Friday Apr 26 2019

To the Editor:

You may have heard in the news about a draft agreement on protecting BC’s endangered mountain caribou. Unfortunately, this recovery plan for herds in central BC has resulted in misinformed — and often racist — backlash.

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