On Friday, September 8, Dr. Darryl Plecas, then a Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly, agreed to serve in the Legislature as Speaker.
By David Buckna
There's nothing quite like poring through 87,527 credit card charges to the B.C. government's plastic in 2016/17.
Charges that can often be on top of a company's billings to existing government accounts. For instance, last year, Sensus Communications billed the government $79,286, while various ministries put an additional $58,059 on plastic.
Article by James Wilt, first published in DeSmog Canada.
The summer of 2017 was an extraordinarily deadly one for North Atlantic right whales, a species already hovering on the brink of extinction.
When the Aztecs founded Tenochtitlán in 1325, they built it on a large island on Lake Texcoco. Its eventual 200,000-plus inhabitants relied on canals, levees, dikes, floating gardens, aqueducts and bridges for defence, transportation, flood control, drinking water and food. After the Spaniards conquered the city in 1521, they drained the lake and built Mexico City over it.
For the first time in 16 years, B.C. workers have much to celebrate on Labour Day.
In this technological age, information and innovation are seen as the key to building a strong, healthy economy, and the key to information is research. As post-secondary education critic for the NDP, I have talked to many university and college representatives about their concerns and needs. These representatives range from university presidents to professors, instructors and, of course, stu
By Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams. This article was originally published in Common Dreams.
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has been researching and writing about the history and politics of water in the upper Columbia Basin since 2005.
At the end of this summer, Wednesday (August 30 2017), the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will mark exactly 20,000 days of conservation.
This milestone provides an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the work done by NCC and our partners each day, and the conservation we need to accomplish in the 20,000 days to come.