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by Letters to the ... on Sunday May 12 2019

To The Editor:

This Fall, the call will come for the opportunity to run the business of the nation. 

by Letters to the ... on Friday May 10 2019

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Dear Minister Conroy,

by David Suzuki on Wednesday May 08 2019

Electric vehicles won’t save us from runaway climate change, but they’re part of the solution, along with support for public transit and active transport like waking and cycling. The transportation sector accounts for almost one-quarter of the world’s carbon emissions, so it’s an area where change is necessary and possible.

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

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