Last fall, the David Suzuki Foundation announced that I would be joining the team full-time this September as executive director.
I write you today with a deep sense of excitement, responsibility and alignment for taking up this work.
More and more, the conversation about substance use is changing. For example, people are becoming more aware of using words and language that reduce stigma.
A survey led by the BC Centre for Disease Control’s Clinical Prevention Services highlights challenges in accessing sexual health services during the pandemic and the potential for virtual care.
RCMP said Emergency Response Team (ERT) was deployed in Kaslo Monday to deal with a distraught woman.
RCMP said the incident began Sunday, February 28, 2021 when officers were informed of using written communication alluding to potential future harm to individuals, such as lethal action and the taking of hostages.
The numbers are staggering; 500 square kilometres of old growth forests are logged every year in BC. Many of these forests in places like the Coastal or Inland Temperate Rainforests are irreplaceable because they have taken hundreds, if not thousands of years to develop.
Shelters are not going away anytime soon, in fact, you will probably hear more about them.
How do we make sure they are successful?
We inolve all the stakeholders - and the community is a huge stakeholder. Its time for a discussion. We all need to show compassion, respect and tolerance, but that's a two-way street.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:
“Today, we are reporting 542 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 81,909 cases in British Columbia.
Gang members will have fewer options to buy, transport or possess real and imitation firearms under new legislation devised to make British Columbia’s streets safer.
The B.C. government is investing $2.4 million to complete wildfire risk reduction projects in the Columbia Basin as part of its economic recovery plan to create jobs and help communities recover from COVID-19 impacts.
The Civic Theatre and Kootenay Rockies Tourism are pleased to announce the formation of the new Kootenay Regional Film Commission.
The new film commission will design strategies and opportunities for economic development through increased capacity in film service and attraction for the region. This collaboration will create economic benefits for both the film and tourism industries.