As promised, this Part will describe the Mixed Member Proportional system to achieve proportional representation in the BC Legislature.
Last week I travelled with Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, to the G20 energy meetings in Argentina. The meetings are a mix of reports from the G20 countries and of presentations by world experts about the state of energy markets and future energy demand.
To The Editor:
In my May 27th opinion column published on TheNelsonDaily.com, I referred to a record monthly average CO2 level being reached in Earth’s atmosphere in April.
In Part One, we looked at the first question on the two-question referendum, and expressed an opinion, but did not describe the choices of voting system in the second question.
Canadian democracy is not a matter of fairness. Since European invasion, Canada has had 200 years of colonial autocracy, then 50 years of elections without votes for women, and an additional 50 years without votes for Indigenous people.
Editor’s Note: Many people are not yet aware of the proposal to turn about 700 square kilometres of the southern Purcell Range into a heli-playground, cutting new trails and building lodges, with helicopter flights carrying in skiers in the winter and hikers and mountain bikers in the summer. The government is open to public input on the proposal.
To the Editor:
As we come to the close of Seniors Week now is a good time to reflect on what it means to be a senior in BC.
By Melissa Dahl, from Aeon magazine