To The Editor:
“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked and dejected with a lost opportunity.”– Martin Luther King Jr.
To The Editor:
Students at Selkirk College are calling for tuition fee rates to be frozen for next year.
In mid-January I attended the British Columbia Natural Resources Forum in Prince George. This is one of the biggest gatherings of resource companies, government leaders and nongovernment organizations in Canada, and is always a good place to hear the latest news from that sector.
We find ourselves on different sides
Of a line that nobody drew.
Though it all may be one in the higher eye
Down here where we live it is two.
I to my side call the meek and the mild
You to your side call the Word.
By virtue of suffering I claim to have won
By Bob Williams
There was a time when securing a good-paying forestry job in British Columbia was not just an option but an expectation for many.
This was a time when the provincial government took an active role in managing our public forests and overseeing the activities of private companies whose workers cut trees, milled wood and made pulp.
Local Astronomer Wayne Holmes has had an interest in astronomy since he got his first telescope and began reading about the objects in the sky at a young age.
When the political landscape changes, it changes fast.
On July 27, the B.C. Liberal party was one case of a bad flu away from trying to regain power.
But in less than 24 hours, former Premier Christy Clark was gone, both as leader and as MLA.
Editor's Note: We’ve been hearing about “professional reliance” recently. In response to the provincial government’s invitation to the public to provide input on professional reliance, Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore sent a letter which is reproduced at the bottom.
BC must dramatically change how forestry is managed and governed if it hopes to reverse today’s troubling trends, says Bob Williams, who served as the province’s forest minister in the early 1970s, in a new report for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.