Marc Fawcett-Atkinson
Hundreds of doctors, nurses and health-care workers across Canada have issued a public health advisory about natural gas, said Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment president Melissa Lem. Photo by Marc Fawcett-Atkinson/National Observer

Aug. 24, 2023

Hundreds of doctors, nurses and other Canadian health-care professionals have issued a public health advisory on the health harms of expanding B.C.'s fracking and natural gas infrastructure amidst the climate crisis.

Crawford Kilian
Students return to the University of British Columbia campus in September 2022. Classes start again soon, but the post-secondary system needs to change in response to these times. Photo via Shutterstock.

Aug. 25, 2023

BC burns and a new school year beckons. Is what we teach out of step with the times?

Brandi Morin
Uncle Rico continues to sing and drum as RCMP CIRG officers arrest them at Savage Patch, a camp blockading old growth logging, in Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew, British Columbia. All photos by Amber Bracken

Aug. 23, 2023

Inside the fight to save one of the last ancient old growth forests on the planet

Not long past the break of dawn, along a remote road deep in the unceded, forested mountains of southern Vancouver Island, the steady blaring of a conch shell sends a warning through the trees.

A raid is coming.

In the Savage Patch camp, a new front in a years-long struggle over the fate of some of the country’s oldest trees, a small group of forest defenders scurry to pack sleeping bags and douse the fire that kept them warm through the night.

Sidney Coles
Kai Nagata, communications director at Dogwood BC, presenting at the third annual Peace and Unity Summit.

Aug. 17, 2023

Presentation highlights darker truths behind violence and intimidation against Indigenous land defenders resisting resource extraction

John Vaillant
Smoke from the McDougall Creek wildfire fills the air and nearly blocks out the sun in Kelowna. DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Aug. 18, 2023

The Beast is back, and this time it’s coming for the news cycle.

Christopher Cheung
More ‘nimble, proactive and direct’: Burnaby will join five existing municipal and regional housing corporations taking direct responsibility for delivering affordable homes. Photo by Christopher Cheung.

Aug. 14, 2023

Why Burnaby Decided to Develop Its Own Housing

BC’s third-largest city is aiming for rents at 50 per cent below market. Here’s how.

Anne Shibata Casselman
The aftermath of the White Rock Lake wildfire in B.C. in 2021. (Photograph by Darryl Dyck/CP Images.)

Aug. 10, 2023

This article is long, because it is VERY comprehensive. It's worth getting the full picture of what we are facing. Spread the word.

           - Gene McGuckin


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