Opinion

Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
David Suzuki

Rediscovering our place in nature

Consumerism has taken the place of citizenship, writes David Suzuki

  • Jan 12, 2021
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: “Rules of the road” for parking lots

If you fail to follow the rules, you run the risk of being towed

  • Jan 12, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
For Your Consideration

A banner year for the English lexicon

Thom hopes 2021 will not yield such a bevy of new terms and phrases

For Your Consideration
The statistics related to wildlife collisions in B.C. are sobering. Photo: Unsplash

Preventing wildlife collisions in British Columbia

A cost that cannot be calculated is the value and significance of all living things

The statistics related to wildlife collisions in B.C. are sobering. Photo: Unsplash
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Tim Schewe

Always give snow plows plenty of room on the road

Be cautious of unexpected behaviour!

  • Dec 31, 2020
Tim Schewe
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Happy New Year: Keep coming back with love in 2021

Sarah Simpson column: Keep coming back with love

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Photo: Mish Vizesi on Unsplash

Keeping Christmas beyond the festive season

The challenge of the season, its work, is to carry forward, uninterrupted, its goodwill

  • Dec 31, 2020
Photo: Mish Vizesi on Unsplash
The language of eyes — highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)

The eyes have it: An evolving communication skill

Now that we are all masked, we will be communicating much more through the language of eyes

The language of eyes — highly evolved mode of communication that will lift us as a society to a kinder, calmer, more empathetic level. (Photo courtesy Google)
Tim Schewe.

Drivesmart column: Following too closely

Maintaining a buffer in front of your vehicle gives you time to recover from inattention

  • Dec 29, 2020
Tim Schewe.
Photo: File

Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

There is no sugar coating the fact that 2020 has been an…

  • Dec 28, 2020
Photo: File
Photo: Nature Conservancy of Canada

Strides made in nature conservation in 2020

Despite the pandemic, and in some cases because of it, nature made headlines around the world

  • Dec 27, 2020
Photo: Nature Conservancy of Canada
Dan Vedova holds up an Ensign retrieved from the HMCS Clayoquot as she was sinking on Dec. 24, 1944. Photo: Andrew Bailey

History: Ucluelet local shares harrowing Christmas story

Short of lifeboats, dozens of sailors jumped into the black frigid water.

  • Dec 24, 2020
Dan Vedova holds up an Ensign retrieved from the HMCS Clayoquot as she was sinking on Dec. 24, 1944. Photo: Andrew Bailey
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC

OPINION: Hoping for broader support and better days ahead for tourism sector

Now as we turn the page on 2020, there is room for optimism

  • Dec 22, 2020
A trail along Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, southeast of Kelowna. Photo: Tourism BC
Photo: CWF

Monarchs Need the Right of Way

The fate of this beloved species lies in the united conservation efforts

  • Dec 22, 2020
Photo: CWF
Photo of an American bullfrog. Source: CKISS website

The Kootenay’s uninvited guest — the American bullfrog

Ecology Comment is written by Recreation, Fish and Wildlife students at Selkirk College

Photo of an American bullfrog. Source: CKISS website
Protestors with an “End The Lockdowns” sign at Science World in Vancouver on May 3. Photo: Desire Amouzou

OPINION: On individual rights versus community health

Using freedom as an excuse to gather in this pandemic illustrates a staggering degree of selfishness

Protestors with an “End The Lockdowns” sign at Science World in Vancouver on May 3. Photo: Desire Amouzou
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Drinking and driving zero tolerance

It is past time to extend the GLP zero alcohol rules to all drivers.

  • Dec 20, 2020
Tim Schewe
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Craving the touchstones of Christmas tradition

“I almost lost my Christmas spirit, thanks to Covid-19.”

  • Dec 17, 2020
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