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May 28 - June 10


Robyn Allan withdraws from NEB Kinder Morgan hearings

Economist and former president and CEO of ICBC, Robyn Allan, withdraws from NEB Kinder Morgan hearings on the grounds that ‘the game is rigged’.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in Oil + Gas + Coal archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Milkweed is a monarch’s best defence

Iconic monarch butterfly populations are falling because of the decline of milkweed, the caterpillars’ sole food source. David Suzuki takes a look at what we can do.

on page 2 | also single article 'Reprint' in Parks + Wildlife archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Galiano and Penelakut Islands: Foraging for the Future

Galiano and Penelakut schools have come together to learn in nature, with the help of technology and plenty of community involvement.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in Salish Sea Goodlife archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


The Magic of Mushrooms

Mushrooms are key to the health and vitality of our forests - and they’re delicious too! Brian Crumblehulme shares some interesting facts and recipes.

on page 11 | also single article 'Reprint' in Farms + Food archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


News Shorts

Canada 150 Fund; Mount Polley Mine; New cable ferry named; City of Chilliwack offered $800,000 by Kinder Morgan; Bill C-51; Where will LNG ships be bunkered?; Vacation rig travel incentives; CRTC local funding formula; International Nurses Day; World’s loneliest orca; Food rescue program; Burnaby tank farm

on page 3

Reader’s Letters

‘Parked’ LNG tanker risk; Cap’n’Trade or carbon tax; Press dinner address; Boycott recognized change mechanism; Shawnigan Lake soil dump; Where’s the dough?; Poem: Enlightened

on page 4

Round The Islands

New Gulf Islands’ campground; Galiano fishing derby; Rare forest on Lasqueti Island permanently protected; Voting system reform; Oceans need more than a day; Hornby Festival; Mother’s Day Plant Sale; Islands Trust Stewardship Awards Nominees; SSI community bat program

on page 7

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