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Tackling poverty involves everyone’s well-being

Tackling poverty involves everyone’s well-being

I recently attended the first day of a two-day poverty reduction summit. At the end of the first day, participants were enthusiastic and hopeful. There was a feeling of optimism about our ability to create a community where all individuals, regardless of income, could thrive.
Does my battery have a parasite?

Does my battery have a parasite?

Do you park your vehicle for a few days; maybe a week or so and when you go to use it again the battery is dead? Let me guess, your battery is new? What is wrong?
Venezuela: Drifting towards civil war

Venezuela: Drifting towards civil war

am no Mussolini,” insisted Venezuela’s beleagured President Nicolas Maduro on television early this month, but if things go on this way he could end up like Mussolini. That would be very unfortunate for him, and also for Venezuela.
If you won’t do it for the planet, do it for the money

If you won’t do it for the planet, do it for the money

A few days ago, I took a call from a polling company hired by my city to gauge public awareness of ecological issues and city council’s new master plan on the environment.
Shutty Bench named for Slovak family

Shutty Bench named for Slovak family

A series on West Kootenay/Boundary place names.
ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased
Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations
Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations
Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on
ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle