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February 11 - February 24


Agreement to protect BC’s coastal forest

After twenty years of effort, the Great Bear Rainforest has a conservation agreement. Patrick Brown looks at the history of the agreement.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in Parks + Wildlife archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


News from the front lines of LNG

An LNG plant is underway at Lelu Island, near Prince Rupert, despite no federal environmental approval.

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


Electrify your garden, and everything else in BC

Some folks harvest strawberries, but Peter Nix harvests kilowatts and says the return is better. He makes a convincing case for investing in solar electricity.

on page 4 | also single article 'Reprint' in Green Energy archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Fighting the TPP - Elizabeth May, MP

What’s wrong with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement? Elizabeth May tells us in plain language.

on page 8 | also single article 'Reprint' in Global News archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Legalizing marijuana produces driving challenges

Marijuana use and driving presents different problems from alcohol use and driving. Frants Attorp highlights some of the challenges of legalizing the drug.

on page 5

News Digest

No Bridge To Gabriola, Input for Environmental Priorities for Massey Tunnel Replacement, Search & Rescue Gets $10 Million From Province, Artists Announced For Salish Class Ferries, Shawnigan Lake Judicial Review, Soil Testing For Leachate In Shawnigan Watershed, Lower Mainland Byelection Results, New Covenant Protects Mature Forest Ecosystems, Salt Spring Forum Turns 5, Abandoned Vessels

on page 3

Readers’ Letters

LNG Still A Dirty Fuel, Monetary Reform, Global Aid, CRD Sea Level Rise Planning Inadequate—The Actual Picture

on page 2

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