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by Murray Dobbin on Saturday Mar 07 2015

What are the consequences when elected governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It's a question that is forcing itself on the world as we watch the United States, Britain, NATO and the Harper government continue to up the ante in the confrontation with Russia over the Ukraine.

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 01 2015

10,000 girls, women and their families gathering from around BC are excited to discover why the sky really is no limit and meet with Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, veteran of 4 missions to space.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 24 2015

Science Matters
Vol. 17, No. 8
24 Feb 2015

We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic

By David Suzuki

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 12 2015

Coastal First Nations Say Eagle Spirit Pipeline Announcement Is Misleading; Pipeline Has No Support on BC Coast

First Nations opposition to heavy oil exports on the BC coast is unanimous, including in Eagle Spirit President’s home community of Lax Kw’alaams.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 10 2015

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) needs help in naming a handful of their newest (and cutest) recruits!

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 22 2015

It is with great sadness that the RCMP learned of the passing of Const. David Wynn, who was shot in the line of duty January 17, 2015.

by Contributor on Monday Jan 19 2015

Wilderness Committee to appear in court to answer Taseko's defamation charge

by IntegrityBC on Tuesday Jan 13 2015

With travel costs doubling and salary expenses up by more than 15 per cent since 2009-10, it's time to rein-in some of the free-spending ways of some staff at the B.C. legislature, according to IntegrityBC.

In 2013-14, the clerk of the B.C. legislature, Craig James, saw his salary increase by more than $30,000.

by Andre Carrel on Friday Dec 12 2014

“A man may take to drink because he feels himself to be a failure, and then fail all the more completely because he drinks. It is rather the same thing that is happening to the English language. It becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, but the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.

by Dermod Travis on Monday Nov 10 2014

On Saturday, British Columbians will head to the polls to choose more than 2,000 local officials for councils, school boards, regional districts, parks boards and the Islands Trust.