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by Letters to the ... on Monday Jun 17 2019

I love being a Councillor.  To be involved in decisions that are bigger than myself is a humbling experience.  The City Staff (Chris, Lucas, Tracey, Nicole & David) have been so welcoming and Bruno has been nothing but kind and supportive every step of the way.  I have learned so much from my fellow councillors:  Dan with his cool and collected approach, always makes a calm rational decisio

by Dermod Travis on Monday Jun 17 2019

One of the great things about not knowing exactly what it is you're looking for is the shock that can come when you do find something.

It started with some sponsored advertising content for Mother's Day by the now defunct West Coast Tap House in a May 2012 issue of the Goldstream Gazette.

by John Horgan on Thursday Jun 13 2019

In my travels throughout the province, I get to meet people who have different ideas about what makes B.C. a good place to live. Something that stands out to me is that most people agree on the power of education to change lives.

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jun 12 2019

What’s the top solution for resolving the human-caused climate crisis? According to Paul Hawken, it’s educating girls and improving family planning.

by The Narwhal on Monday Jun 10 2019

Following intensive lobbying by the oil and gas industry, the unelected Canadian Senate has approved more than 180 controversial amendments to Bill C-69. Experts describe the amendments as incoherent, badly drafted and an attempt to dodge climate change considerations.

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

by Letters to the ... on Sunday Jun 09 2019

To The Editor:

When I arrived in Nelson 49 years ago, I was deeply saddened by how the local environment was being treated.

The City of Nelson was burying garbage on its Kootenay River waterfront and occasionally burning cardboard and wood waste there. The Kootenay Forest Products mill pumped smoke into the air and spewed fly ash throughout Fairview.

by The Fraser Institute on Sunday Jun 09 2019

This study analyzes the first budget of the new Progressive Conservative government in Ontario, tabled in early April 2019, to assess the extent to which it reflects either a fundamental shift in fiscal policy from the policies of the Ford government’s predecessors, or continuity with the fiscal policies of the McGuinty and Wynne governments.

by Letters to the ... on Wednesday Jun 05 2019

To The Editor:

There will be a Federal election this October and I’m wondering what the various parties will tell us what should be of concern: SNC Lavalin, taxing sugary drinks, immigration or a price on carbon? 

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 05 2019

A recent survey by Insights West, a Western-based, full-service marketing research company, reveals most of BC does not support government funding for private schools in the province.

by aeon on Sunday Jun 02 2019

By Heidi Hutner and Erica Cirino; from Aeon

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