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by Dermod Travis on Sunday Jul 07 2019

Over the past few days, British Columbians have been treated to a second Surrey city councillor, Brenda Locke, jumping Mayor Doug McCallum's Safe Surrey Coalition for possibly more treacherous waters, six of Surrey's largest Sikh and Hindu temples calling on Solicitor General Mike Farnworth to approve McCallum's plan to switch from the RCMP to a municipal police force and a few featuring the he

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jul 03 2019

There’s no shortage of solutions to the climate crisis. Rapidly developing clean-energy technology, reducing energy consumption and waste, increasing efficiency, reforming agricultural practices and protecting and restoring forests and wetlands all put us on a path to cleaner air, water and soil, healthier biodiversity and lower climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions.

by Linda Larson on Thursday Jun 27 2019

We have seen a lot in the media lately relating to the Climate Change targets for 2040 and the move to zero-emission vehicles. There are many “experts” that have been consulted about the realities of actually electrifying our transportation system in North America so I thought I would share one of those from the Manhattan Institute:

by Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Jun 27 2019

Last week, the Canadian Senate killed all private members’ bills before them—29 bills, including my bill advocating for the use of wood in federal government infrastructure.  This was achieved by a very small group of Conservative Senators who wanted to block the passage of my colleague Romeo Saganash’s bill on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.  The easiest way they could k

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Jun 27 2019

The Fraser Institute today released its Report Card on British Columbia’s Secondary Schools, the most easily accessible tool for parents to compare the academic performance of their children’s schools.

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Jun 26 2019

This morning, I received a message from the BC Government and became nearly incoherent with anger. I sent the following hastily-composed letter to the Premier and the relevant ministers:

Dear BC Government:

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Jun 25 2019

The economy-versus-environment debate is wrong-headed in elevating a changeable human construct to the same level or above the natural systems on which our health and well-being depend.

by Sara Golling on Monday Jun 24 2019

Last Thursday, Rosslanders may have seen a pedal-powered “trishaw” demonstrating its ability to carry a couple of passengers at a time – and, with the help of the electric “pedal-assist” motor, make it all the way to the top of town.

by Canadian Centre... on Sunday Jun 23 2019

As Canadians from coast to coast to coast grapple with record-breaking wildfires, floods and other extreme weather events, a new report finds that many Canadian governments—at both the federal and provincial level—are moving in the wrong direction on climate policy.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Jun 18 2019
We’re caught in a bad cycle. Global greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, causing more extreme weather events and temperature swings. Hotter than normal weather in some places and colder in others means more people are using heat and air conditioning, which creates more emissions…

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