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B.C. VIEWS: Few clouds on Horgan’s horizon

Horgan’s biggest challenge in the remainder of his term will be to keep the economy humming along

FOREST INK: Developing a local market for biochar

A good place to start is an article in the 2016 BC Organic Grower Journal by Marjorie Harris

  • Jan 19, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: A not just soil health part of the culture

Ranches and music is my real topic. Bear with me for a moment.

  • Jan 12, 2020

B.C. VIEWS: Finding hope for B.C.’s salmon

Is enough being done to save the iconic species?

FOREST INK: Climate change convert

I would be the first to admit I had a problem with blaming human produced greenhouse gases

  • Jan 11, 2020

RANCH MUSINGS: Hope for new year from a rancher’s perspective

Saturday, Dec. 21 was winter solstice. For many religions and spiritual pathways,…

  • Jan 5, 2020
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B.C. VIEWS: Magnetic interest in latest property prices

In recent years, property owners have pored over assessments much more closely

B.C. VIEWS: A toast to civil debate in the new year

Not only is name calling juvenile, it is unproductive

CRD Chair reflects on 2019

Margo Wagner delivered her year-end speech at the December CRD board meeting

COLUMN: Public input should include more categories than just old growth

Jim Hilton comments on public consultation and where he thinks those discussions should go

  • Dec 26, 2019

Merry Christmas from Ken’s Country Kitchen

Cranberry sauce, home made, is the way to go

  • Dec 23, 2019

RANCH MUSINGS: Forget dinosaurs; working to eliminate plant blindness

Decades ago, research showed that modern civilization is dangerously ignorant of plant life

  • Dec 23, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An unpredictable year ahead

B.C. economy continues to do well generally, with low unemployment rates and good job creation numbers

FOREST INK: Choices for a better future

The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) paper was published in September of…

  • Dec 15, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Hunger does not end with the season

Despite innovations in food distribution, the need is still there in B.C. communities

RANCH MUSINGS: Dealing with food price increases

Increases in the cost of food in the year to come will cost the average Canadian family $487

  • Dec 14, 2019

COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local

Muriel Protzer is a policy analyst with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

  • Dec 10, 2019

FOREST INK: Provincial government seeks public input on old grown forests

Some conservation groups don’t share the governments optimistic outlook especially on the coast

  • Dec 9, 2019

RANCH MUSINGS: Winter pasture thoughts as we shift into the season

I have been thinking about some specific things as we go into winter on the ranch

  • Dec 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along

First Nations are leading a new surge of investment in B.C.