If you're just tuning back in to B.C. politics, you may have missed a great political adaptation of West Side Story this summer, where two rival gangs – the Liberistas and the Unionistas – compete for the affection of B.C. taxpayers on public infrastructure projects.
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
By Leslie Welin and Terry Moist
When B.C.’s community non-profits join forces, they do it based on key principles.
One of the most important is that we’re “better together” – more effective in supporting healthier, stronger communities. That’s why we’re excited at Board Voice about the B.C. government’s Foundry initiative.
To The Editor:
A federal election looms in 2019. One year can make a huge difference, I know, yet I'm close to one-hundred-percent sure I cannot cast a ballot for one of the three major parties.
I wish I didn’t have to write this. I count myself a friend of the NDP/Green Alliance, and I had high hopes for the government’s new climate action plans. 
It’s a luxury to not think about water.
Most Canadians watch it flow from the faucet and go down the drain without considering its source or destination. When we do think about water, it’s only about where the nearest tap is.
Many people in the world don’t have taps. Over 1.2 billion people experience critical water shortages. They think about water every day.
To The Editor:
Dear Minister Heyman:
Scientists, journalists, environmentalists and others who draw the connection between increasing wildfires and global warming often face a backlash. It’s not climate change; it’s lightning, careless smokers or campers, poor forestry management, industrial activity or sparks from vehicles, bad government…
“To sit with Elders of the human race. All will be revealed.”
-- Led Zepplin, Kashmir
“Me and some of my friends, we were gonna change the world, we were gonna make it better… but it fell apart, and it broke my heart.”
-- Neil Young, Giant on the Land
By John Horgan
For the second year in a row, our province is in a state of emergency.