By James Wilt | DeSmog Canada
Reconcile with Indigenous peoples. Make elections fairer. Invest many more billions in public transit and green infrastructure. Take climate change seriously.
Splat. It would seem British Columbia's 41st general election is well underway.
The uproar this week over news that someone may have hacked the B.C. Liberal party's website is a harbinger of things to come, so fasten your seat belts.
Lost in the charges and counter-charges over the alleged hack is a characteristic most hackers share.
Any hacker worth their salt doesn't...
Christy Clark blames the NDP for hacking their party website.
NDP John Horgan fires back, threatens to sue Liberals over allegations by Premier.
Locally, Boundary-Similkameen NDP Candidate Colleen Ross says Liberal MLA Linda Larson bringing “Wild West” political cash scheme to riding.
It sure appears a provincial election is on the horizon.
Ross raised the issue...
What does democracy look like? Protest and Legitimacy
Lacking any permanent connection to his family and culture and without the mental health supports that might have made a difference, an 18-year-old Métis youth in care took his own life in an act of desperation, says an investigative report issued today by British Columbia’s Acting Representative for Children and Youth.
Forty-nine projects were approved for funding in 2016 with a combined total of $1.07 million from Columbia Basin Trust's Environment Grants program. The projects address one or more of the program’s four goals: Ecosystems, Climate, Water and Environmental Education.
“We know residents value a healthy environment,” said Tim Hicks, Columbia Basin Trust Manager, Water and Environment. "We...
There you are, flat on the floor with crushing chest pain. "Heart attack!" you think, while the world goes a bit grey and fuzzy. But you're able to reach your phone and dial 911. Is this an emergency? Are the paramedics who come to tend you essential, or just nice to have, like a clean floor to lie on while you wait for help to arrive?
On Tuesday evening, Rossland’s Harry LeFevre Square was filled with light from the many candles held in mittened hands by Rosslanders who turned out in the cold to show solidarity with Muslims everywhere and all others fleeing persecution, throughout the world.
A combination of recent events, global politics, and tragedies has inspired a local spiritual director to organize an outdoor vigil at Castlegar City Hall on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Joan Alexander described the intent on the Facebook event page (link at bottom of article).
In partnership with Selkirk College, the Skills Centre is releasing research to support the development of a poverty reduction strategy for the Lower Columbia Region.
The Surviving, Not Thriving report covers several topics from income and employment, to food security, housing, early childhood vulnerability, transportation, and recreation.
“The indicators in this report provide...