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by Barry Brandow on Monday Jun 15 2015

The purpose of the newsletter is to give you information that showcases the collapse of integrity in the management of the province’s wildlife resource.

Two polar opposite meetings took place recently that demonstrates the pathetic leadership of two biologists compared to the good counsel and advice of two Forest Practices Board employees.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday May 13 2015

Ed Note: I should, by rights, accompany this article with a topless photo, not a head shot. But, ironically, I believe I would be imprisoned for doing so … even though we sexualize everything from orange juice to alcohol in every media ranging from newspapers (Sunshine girls), TV, radio, etc.

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 28 2015

In his media release on the recent federal budget, the Conservative candidate seems proud of his party’s “balanced” budget.  This budget was only balanced by raiding the EI fund (which belongs to the workers who paid dues into it) for $1.8 billion, taking $2 billion out of the $3-billion contingency fund (good fiscal managers should know that contingency funds are for year-end spending in extra

by Contributor on Monday Apr 27 2015

The recent article in local media celebrating the public funding of the invasive weed program is one of many examples of pathetic behavior by our politicians that showcase why it is virtually impossible to have an honest intelligent discussion of the management of our province’s natural resources.

by Mona Mattei on Monday Apr 27 2015

To the Editor:

by Contributor on Monday Apr 27 2015

Dear Editor,

There seems to be a desperation in the minds of a few to “move on” with the water meter program, shake hands, smile, and carry on like nothing happened. Well, something did happen, and it has fractured this community.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 24 2015

Dear Editor:

by Art Joyce on Saturday Mar 21 2015

“In a peaceful age I might have written ornate or merely descriptive books, and might have remained almost unaware of my political loyalties. As it is I have been forced into becoming a sort of pamphleteer.”—George Orwell, Why I Write, 1946

George Orwell warned of totalitarian states in his dystopic novel ‘1984.’ (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

by Linda Larson on Friday Mar 20 2015

With spring comes road construction and I’m pleased to see the walkway on Lakehill Road in Kaleden underway.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 03 2015

 “What is happening is that government is requesting boards to cut administration spending.” It is about time for these admin spending cuts because  over the years they have grown in size in all districts.

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