Ecology/Environment

29/11/21
Author: 
Randy Kritkausky, Indian Country Today .

Nov. 27, 2021

Not a kernel of truth: After 400 years it’s time to take down the monumental insult

Not A Kernel Of Truth.

The Wall Street Journal needs to cease its incorrect ‘Pilgrim Journal’

27/11/21
Author: 
First Nations leaders
Reconciliation will not come at the barrel of a gun

UPDATES FROM THE FRONTLINE

Video and Photos of Raid on Coyote Camp Released

27/11/21
Author: 
Hina Alam • The Canadian Press
Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender.
[Editor: Note the date!]
Jan 11, 2020  

The commissioner believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

25/11/21
Author: 
Les Leyne
The B.C. government is in the midst of rule changes that will make more the province's forests off-limits to logging. DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST

Nov. 24, 2021

Nearly every one of the last 20 forest ministers, going back 35 years, has stood up at one point or another and indignantly denied that forestry is a sunset industry.

The fact they felt the need in the first place means the impression was out there. More and more, it looks like that impression was and is correct.

25/11/21
Author: 
Stephanie Wood
This past week's B.C. floods have caused extensive damage in the Lower Mainland, including along Highway 11. Experts say governments of all levels need to do more to prepare for climate disasters that are now happening with increasing frequency. Photo: B.C. Ministry of Transportation / Flickr

Nov. 20, 2021

Ninety-six per cent of dikes in the Lower Mainland are not high enough to block extreme floods. Some experts say we have to think beyond concrete

Semá:th (Sumas) First Nation councillor Murray Ned dragged a chair across his front yard to the water’s edge and sat down to take in the lake on Tuesday night. The water sat still under the moonlight. 

25/11/21
Author: 
Zoë Ducklow
A camp at Fairy Creek in October. Photo: James MacDonald / Capital Daily

November 25, 2021

Deferrals and changes to logging legislation is coming. But the activists aren’t leaving

The first thing you need to understand about Fairy Creek, if you’ve never been to Fairy Creek, is that the real fight isn’t in Fairy Creek. It’s beside it in Granite Creek, and above it at Ridge Camp, and to the west in the Walbran Valley.

25/11/21
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk
We have entered a new era requiring new rules. Floodwaters in Abbotsford, Nov. 20, 2021. Photo by Dale Klippenstein, Canadian Armed Forces.

Nov. 25, 2021

“Push a complex system too far, and it will not come back.” — Joe Norman, founder and chief scientist at Applied Complexity Science

Last week, Mother Nature taught British Columbia another ugly lesson about the consequences of blah, blah, blah on climate change, unchecked energy use and globalization.

But denial is our society’s most politically powerful drug after fentanyl and Netflix.

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