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COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

DAVE’S DIGS: Syrian art and music transcends borders in Campbell River

June 20 is World Refugee Day, a chance to reflect on common humanity

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

I must be moving on, but the paper will stay

It’s not you, Campbell River, it’s me. No, really, here I go…

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This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

DAVE’S DIGS: Debunking climate science distortions on social media

IPCC deadline on drastically reducing emissions 126 months away and counting

Check for those fire risks in your yard

We dug up some surprising things when we removed old needles and branches

COLUMN: Does the B.C. government really want to help the tech industry?

BC needs to be wary of challengers within Canada who are increasing their share of the tech sector

  • May 29, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

MIKE’S MUSINGS: Another week full of people hating and blaming each other

I still don’t understand how people can wish misery on others or revel in it when it’s happening

COLUMN: Forestry at the heart of B.C.’s export economy

Jock Finlayson is the exectuive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 22, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Reality of our plastic recycling routine exposed

Turns out dear old China wasn’t doing such a great job

B.C. VIEWS: Welcome to the union ‘battle zone’ for pipeline construction

NDP labour code sets conditions to push independent unions out

Rest in peace, customer service

The telephone took customer service into the back alley and beat it…

DAVE’S DIGS: Beyond the ‘garbage dispute,’ support human rights and dignity in the Philippines

Canadians implicated in pollution from mining operations and exploitative working conditions