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Confessions of a Farmer: Ready, Set… Grow

Confessions of a Farmer: Ready, Set… Grow

By Terri Smith – Spring has officially arrived and it’s time to think about how to wake up the garden and get…

Making Space: Observing Canada’s 150 years

Making Space: Observing Canada’s 150 years

By Margaret-Anne Enders – This year, Canada will mark its 150th anniversary. Celebrations are being planned in towns and cities across the…

BECOMING WASTE WISE | Resolve to be Waste Wise

BECOMING WASTE WISE | Resolve to be Waste Wise

With the beginning of a new year, many of us make resolutions to exercise more, live healthier, spend less money, reduce our…

Health & Wellness
Canadian Mosaic versus American melting pot

Canadian Mosaic versus American melting pot

By Sharon Taylor – If you grew up, like I did, in the 1960s and 70s, you will remember how we proudly…

Car Seat Recycling Program Pilot 2017

Car Seat Recycling Program Pilot 2017

Waste Wise is proposing a one-year pilot program to recycle car seats, with direct reporting to ICBC that could result in partial…

Agriculture: The long View Part 2 – Agrarianism as a Sustainable Vision

Agriculture: The long View Part 2 – Agrarianism as a Sustainable Vision

By David Zirnhelt – I credit my mother with encouraging us to continue learning. I would be (and still am) inspired by…

Environment

Industry | Rail Ties Be Wise Update

Industry | Rail Ties Be Wise Update

Submitted by citizens’ group, Rail Ties Be Wise – Appealing an action by a provincial ministry is not…

Cigarette Recycling Campaign Project

Cigarette Recycling Campaign Project

By Megan Rempel – Despite seeming insignificant, cigarette butts are the largest contributor to litter out of all…

Science Matters | David Suzuki | Facts and evidence matter in confronting climate crisis

Science Matters | David Suzuki | Facts and evidence matter in confronting climate crisis

By David Suzuki – We recently highlighted the faulty logic of a pseudoscientific argument against addressing climate change:…

Arts & Education

Soul to Speak – Beka Solo and Rich Mac

Soul to Speak – Beka Solo and Rich Mac

By Venta Rutkauskas – ʔuẑilhtŝ’an… Listen. A land and its people tell a story. Fractured by outsiders, a…

Chilcotin Chronicles: Stories of Adventure and Intrigue from British Columbia’s Central Interior

Chilcotin Chronicles: Stories of Adventure and Intrigue from  British Columbia’s Central Interior

Press Release – Sage Birchwater’s latest book, Chilcotin Chronicles: Stories of Adventure and Intrigue from British Columbia’s Central…

The George and Dragon Lives: Co-operatively

The George and Dragon Lives: Co-operatively

By Guy Dauncey – It’s a very small village called Hudswell, perched on the edge of the Yorkshire…

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Technology

Save-On Foods: Charging for plastic shopping bags—a step forward

By LeRae Haynes – Save On Foods in Williams Lake recently decided to charge for plastic…

Science | Skywatch with Bill Irwin

By Bill Irwin – The question of whether I have ever seen a UFO arises frequently…

Country Living

Raising Amadeus

By Terri Smith – In another month Amadeus will be five years old. When I realized…

Moving on from Urban Farming in Williams Lake

By Brianna Van De Wijngaard – Puddle Produce Urban Farm remembers its first season well in…

Featured Green Businesses

Cariboo MamaCare: A guardian angel for your baby

By LeRae Haynes – Trish Nairn from Cariboo Mamacare provides a unique, personal, and supportive service…

Featured Green Business | Two with Nature Foods: Flavour from the inside out

By LeRae Haynes – Bringing unique, beautiful healthy flavour to the table is at the heart…

 

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