As the weak loonie and the California drought cause food prices in Canada skyrocket, the time is ripe to match up local farmers with local institutions through grow-to-order contracts. Now will all parties please get on board...    
The story of how a plan to turn a rock quarry into a contaminated soil dump over the headwaters of the Shawnigan Lake watershed went ahead, with deception and conflict of interest, despite warnings from health authorities and opposition from the community. 
Ian McAllister of Pacific Wild analyzes the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement, exposing the truth behind the sound-bite-able assertions that "85% of the GBR is protected" and "trophy hunting is now banned in the GBR."
This updated release of the Great Lakes Nuclear Hot Spots Map provides a detailed regional, binational view of nuclear facilities in the region.
It's taken a decade and a half of mismanagement to get to this point - and BC Hydro ratepayers are not going to stop haemorraghing cash anytime soon. Here's how it all went down.
Huge amounts of the Canadian public debt are unnecessary transfers to the big banks - so why is nobody talking about it?

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Solar panels in garden

In my solar garden, I grow food energy in the form of strawberries, but I also grow raw energy in the form of...

North Island College launches the FEED Comox Valley Research Project

A cartoon in the January 26 edition of the Globe and Mail depicts two figures dancing with glee near an oil tower...

BC Hydro power station - Photo by Tracy O.

From Showcase to Basket Case: Before Gordon Campbell became Premier in 2001, British Columbians...

St. John's wort flower

Invasive plants or weeds cause serious economic and environmental problems in the Okanagan-Similkameen region of...

Black and White Bear Cubs in Forest - Photo by Ian McAllister

I have been asked for my opinion of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement (GBRA) several times since it was announced...

Caleb Behn overlooking land

Caleb Behn is a 34 year old Eh-Cho Dene and Dunne-Za lawyer from Treaty 8 territory in Northeastern BC. He is...

The procession of the trojan horse in troy by giovanni domenico tiepolo

In mid-April, Bank of Canada (BOC) governor Stephen Poloz surprised many Canadians when he stated that the Federal...

hiker finds toxic sludge in creek

Shawnigan Lake is a community that has decided to stand up and stand together to protect its drinking water.

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Beaver - Photo by Pat Gaines

Early October saw an unusual addition to some of the world’s top financial publications, as BBC Earth published its...

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