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Suzuki: Water supply under pressure from fracking, energy uses, wastefulness

In Canada, we often take water for granted. We have to start paying closer attention to what we do with it.

Wildlife win in court, lose on the ground

Recovery strategies are not the only slow-moving part of the species-at-risk process.

Will we learn from Sandy?

'Our analysis shows that it is no longer enough to say that global warming will increase the likelihood of extreme weather ...

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        BC VIEWS: Carbon tax hits a Trump wall

        Can the Justin Trudeau government go it alone with a price on carbon emissions, with China, India and now the United States exempt?

        • Nov 22nd, 2016

        BC VIEWS: Yes Justin, Canadian culture exists

        Justin Trudeau has declared Canada a 'post-national state' with no identity, beyond being nice to each other

        • Nov 15th, 2016

        BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

        BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

        • Mar 21st, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

        Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up

        BC VIEWS: China’s worst addiction isn’t coal

        With choking smog, China is reducing thermal coal use, and is now turning to urban impact of massive concrete construction

        • Dec 13th, 2016

        BC VIEWS: Clark’s ‘jobs plan’ spins faster

        Premier Christy Clark's signature marketing vehicle steers toward technology and 'climate action' jobs, yet to be defined

        • Jan 31st, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

        Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes

        • Feb 15th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

        Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.

        • Mar 7th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Fake news is all around us

        Jane Fonda's tour of Fort McMurray, latest well-publicized Gitxsan dissident lawsuit the latest examples of our fake news

        • Jan 17th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Flu fallacies are costing us all

        People going to emergency rooms and doctors' offices to demand influenza treatment are making matters worse

        • Jan 24th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Here’s to a year of working forests

        2017 looks like a tough year for the B.C. forest industry, but at least the environmental attacks are waning

        • Jan 3rd, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Horgan faces big test in 2017

        Tom Fletcher's year-end interview with NDP leader John Horgan, on MSP premiums, the housing market and $10-a-day child care

        • Dec 21st, 2016

        BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

        Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more

        • Feb 28th, 2017

        BC Views: Polluting the climate change debate

        A fresh look at the obvious biases of climate change politics.

        BC VIEWS: Vancouver’s ice follies entertain us

        Winter of ice and salt shortage takes Vancouver by storm, sparks debate about personal responsibility for snow clearing

        • Jan 10th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Voter’s guide to carbon taxes

        NDP's John Horgan has completed his transition to climate warrior, now that Justin Trudeau has made it mandatory

        • Feb 7th, 2017

        BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

        Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible

        • Feb 21st, 2017