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by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Apr 22 2019

Lost in the recent media frenzy over the SNC Lavalin scandal were the 2019 Spring Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.

by Letters to the ... on Monday Apr 22 2019

To The Editor:

Accidents can happen in a split second. As the weather warms up and kids spend more time outside, I encourage parents, teachers and community group leaders to help pass on The War Amps PLAYSAFE message.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Apr 16 2019

It’s heartening, in the midst of the human-caused sixth mass extinction, to find good wildlife recovery news. As plant and animal species disappear faster than they have for millions of years, Russia’s Siberian, or Amur, tigers are making a comeback.

by Michael Jessen on Sunday Apr 14 2019

“For everything there is a season, and  a time to keep silence, and a time to speak.” – Book of Ecclesiastes, chapter 3

Elizabeth McCord, the fictional U.S. Secretary of State on the hit CBS drama Madam Secretary, is practising a speech at the opening of Season 5’s Episode 18.

by Contributor on Friday Apr 12 2019

We’ve all been there. We’ve all felt the negative effects of stress. With the pace of the world today, stress is a familiar companion for many of us.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Apr 09 2019

Another week, another dramatic warning from scientists — met with shrugs all around.

by Contributor on Friday Apr 05 2019

During the 1960s and ‘70s, there was a newspaper column in the New York Times called ‘Dear Abby.’

by Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday Apr 03 2019

The BC Oil and Gas Commission recently revealed some concerning figures about abandoned oil and gas wells in British Columbia.  In one example, Ranch Energy recently declared bankruptcy, leaving up to 500 abandoned wells in care of the Commission.  Much of the cost to clean up those sites will likely fall on the shoulders of the BC taxpayer, and could be as much as $90 million for Ranch Energy’

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Apr 02 2019

To The Editor:

by Linda Larson on Tuesday Apr 02 2019

A happy spring that is free from floods is what I’m sure we are all hoping for. Conditions are different this year as the snowpack is a bit below normal and a lot of rain is not in the forecast. The melt will be quite rapid with our rising temperatures and the ground is still quite frozen in places so there will be surface water.

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