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GUEST COLUMN: Condemning caribou to extinction in B.C.

Province’s two-year moratorium on new mining, logging not enough

  • Jul 8, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Killing B.C. industries won’t save the caribou

Herds dwindling across Canada, with or without logging

North Island Rising: Manmade climate change

“Climate change? I thought it was just a tax grabbing hoax.”

  • Jul 6, 2019
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Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: The old Dodge truck at Telegraph Cove

“As I walked down the boardwalk towards the truck, a light dusting of snow began falling”

  • Jul 5, 2019

Tyson’s Thoughts: Write letters to the editor

Port Hardy local Wilhelm Waldstein is by far our most prolific letter writer.

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Neeta Creek falls

“I used everything around the falls to act as frame”

North Island Rising: The ‘busy excuse’ has penetrated our psyche so deeply

“Telling people how time-starved your life has become, is a way of bragging about one’s importance”

COLUMN: Clearcutting B.C.’s last old-growth leaves all of us poorer, forever

Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC responds to columns by Tom Fletcher and David Elstone

  • Jun 24, 2019

OPINION: Wading through the PR tsunami post-pipeline approval

Those who hate the pipeline, hate Trudeau’s decision – those who hate Trudeau, still hate him

Tyson’s Thoughts: Flag raising ceremony a great start to pride festivities

It was beautiful to see a group of people celebrate who they truly are and not be afraid to do so.

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

North Island Rising: Minority Rules – Women & Politics

Male politicians continue to out number female politicians in the North Island.

  • Jun 14, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: The Merry Widow Mountain trail

“Early morning light is best for photos of the face of the mountain”

This is our generation’s opportunity to create an industry for B.C.: LNG Alliance

CEO says much of the work has already been awarded to First Nations

  • Jun 13, 2019

B.C. VIEWS: Urban environmental ‘emergency’ routine wearing thin

Forests, killer whales stubbornly defy predictions they are dying

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: A beautiful sunset out at Rupert Arm

I was talking to a friend, turned around towards the water and there was this scene in perfect light

B.C. VIEWS: NDP’s construction rebuild showing some big cracks

Highway cost overruns have just begun under U.S. union deal

Port McNeill in Focus: Town is missing opportunities to improve access to childcare

“Within the context of a town with few or no other viable options, families don’t have real choice.”

  • May 31, 2019

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Tour around Quatsino Sound

“I’m really happy the way the water leads the eye through the image”