It seems odd that a major U.S. government climate report released November 3rd didn’t receive more media attention. But then, the main thing newsworthy about the Climate Science Special Report is that it was released at all, apparently without political interference.
When it comes to measures seriously addressing climate change, Canadians have pretty low expectations. They know that oil companies have the ear of both Bay Street political parties. Just last week, for example, the auditor general went public, exposing the Trudeau government’s refusal to provide the information he needs to determine the level of subsidies we provide to the industry.
Federal and provincial environment ministers and local First Nations chiefs announced last week that they will re-open talks to create a national park in the south Okanagan.
To The Editor:
It’s all about balance.
It started out innocently enough.
One task: how successful were the cuts at B.C. Hydro following former premier Christy Clark's “hard look” at the Crown corporation in 2011?
“The West is the best. / Get here, and we’ll do the rest.”
-- Jim Morrison, the Doors, Blue Bus
In the beginning, two words
To The Editor:
We should not only applaud the City of Victoria for their recent call for climate accountability, but our local municipalities should join the chorus.
By Alex Hemingway, CCPA-BC’s Public Finance Policy Analyst
After analyzing the numbers, it’s clear that BC can make significant reinvestments in critical public services that British Columbians depend upon and want.