Do we invest in an upgraded Regional Community Complex? Be clear, I am not writing this to tell people how to vote – I am asking them to be informed voters.
By Ethan Linck, for High Country News (republished with permission)
While rivers grow and flow over their banks and spread through communities in southern BC, flooding streets and homes and businesses, people in those communities may have trouble imagining a risk of wildfire, even if they had time and energy to do more than deal as best they can with damage from the floodwaters and the trauma they're enduring. Our hearts go out to them.
“Peace will rule the planets, and Love will steer the Sun”
-- “Age of Aquarius,” from Hair, the musical
“I came upon a child of God, he was walking along the road. And I asked him, where are you going?
This he told me: … I’m going to camp out on the land -- and try and set my soul free.
The flood situation in the south Okanagan and Boundary regions has dominated the news for the past month and the news seems to get more serious by the day. Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and many have lost everything—houses, vehicles, land.
By Daniel DeNicola; from Aeon
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
To whom it may concern,
I am writing to express my concerns with the city of Castlegar and RDCK recreation commission’s plan to eliminate the ball field at the Castlegar complex as part of the upcoming complex revamp with no plan to replace it.
It was hardly front page news on the west coast, but St. John's lawyer Ches Crosbie, son of former Progressive Conservative MP John Crosbie, was elected the new leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative Party last month.