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FOREST INK: Ithaka Institute in Switzerland continues with biochar research

My experience to date with biochar was mainly its use as a…

  • May 31, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Is isolation enough already? A view from real isolation

In so many ways, we are blessed with being different from them

  • May 31, 2020

COLUMN: B.C.’s labour minister should look at COVID-19 financial carnage amid minimum wage increase

The timing couldn’t be worse for any government decision that drives up costs for business, writes Jock Finlayson

  • May 28, 2020

GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer

275,000 responses so far, broader health information helps

  • May 22, 2020

COLUMN: Facing up to crisis

COVID-19 is just the latest example of our community coming together in the face of a crisis

  • May 20, 2020

FRENCH CONNECTION: The end of Prosperity?

One divisive issue seems to have been resolved, hopefully once and for all

  • May 20, 2020
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FOREST INK: News of softwood lumber agreement lost amid COVID crisis

The major impact of exports could be the rate at which the U.S. economy rebounds

  • May 17, 2020

FRENCH CONNECTION: Hope resolutions can be reached

In troubled times like this people take their grumpiness out on politicians

  • May 17, 2020

DOWN TO EARTH: Explore the forest and water trail at community forest

It is a great place just to explore and enjoy the area

  • May 16, 2020

COLUMNS: BC’s Restart Plan: Where is Rural BC?

Our communities are in desperate need of resources to repair the damage left by the flooding

  • May 13, 2020

COLUMN: Residents should explore B.C. to help tourism industry amid COVID-19

Jock Finlayson is executive vice president and chief policy officer of the Business Council of BC

  • May 11, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Securing our local protein supply in these COVID times

Only a very small percentage of the beef protein supply is entirely “made in B.C.”

  • May 11, 2020

COLUMNS: Not out of woods yet

We rely on this infrastructure for the livelihood of our communities

  • May 4, 2020

COLUMN: ‘No one person knows it all’

Diana French tackles several topical issues in her latest weekly column

  • May 4, 2020

French Connection: Fondly remembering Fibber McGee and Molly

When I was growing up, home entertainment was left to a family’s ingenuity, and radio

  • Apr 30, 2020

FOREST INK: Positive aspects of wood gas production

Many materials which we were once considered a liability that cost a lot of money to dispose of are now being competed for

  • Apr 30, 2020

Earth Day: A new relationship to wildlife is needed for nature and people

Dan Kraus is senior conservation biologist with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

  • Apr 22, 2020

COLUMN: Preparing for fire season

As of April 16th, there is an open fire ban in British Columbia

FOREST INK: Stop mining phase of tar sands until sludge problem is solved

Main problem with the ponds is toxic chemicals such as ammonia, mercury, and naphthenic acids.

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 modelling useful, but not a crystal ball

B.C.’s chief health officer explains risk of relaxing too soon

  • Apr 19, 2020