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Canada is a climate change problem

Canada is a climate change problem

How do we change our economy to be more environmentally friendly? What do we need to do to mitigate our greenhouse gas emissions and climate impact? I respectfully suggest the first thing we need to do is recognize the problem.
COVID story targets Mennonite women

COVID story targets Mennonite women

Old Colony Mennonites are the kind of Mennonites where, by religious conviction, the men dress in blue-collar clothes, and the women in kerchief head-coverings and long dresses. This makes the women members of a visible religious minority.
BC budget must be prudent

BC budget must be prudent

British Columbia’s last budget feels like something from a distant, pre-pandemic past. Now the province’s throne speech gives a little glance into the future budget.
Grizzly encounter

Grizzly encounter

I had a grizzly experience a few years ago when a friend and I pulled into the Merton Lake forestry campground in early September. We were getting set for the start of Bullwinkle season.
Let’s have fun out there

Let’s have fun out there

Life seems very serious at the moment.
Team effort

Team effort

I'd like to thank the Prince George Citizen for the great interview about Arts North and take this opportunity to recognize the efforts of the entire team - Kate Ames, Philomena Hughes, Harshpreet Kaur, and especially Lisa Redpath.
How Britain really could be great

How Britain really could be great

I have been teaching about Canada’s 2008 apology for residential schools for some time now. In discussing the topic, I point out that this is not only a Canadian issue.
Threats are also a virus

Threats are also a virus

There are stories throughout history, from Shakespeare’s Hamlet to the excellent 2013 movie Prisoners, directed by Canada’s Denis Villeneuve and starring Hugh Jackman, about how people can lose their humanity in moments of crisis.
Corporations favoured over people

Corporations favoured over people

In my last column, I said our system of free market capitalism was flawed. It is not just an issue of income inequality that is structurally built into the system.

RCMP needs to investigate

A $12.9 million parking garage costs $34 million. Mayor and council are all claiming they didn’t know. Don’t you think it’s time to get the RCMP involved to find out where the money went? It is probably the only way to find out.