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David Suzuki: March for science, march for Earth Day, march for humanity!

Those determined to advance industrial interests over all else often attack science.

  • Apr 23rd, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Move over margarine, butter is back!

As early as the 1880s, margarine was reviled as “counterfeit butter.”

  • Apr 22nd, 2017

People remember how you make them feel

We are creatures of emotion and our strongest memories are those attached to strong emotions.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Are you ready for humanure?

Australians who were faced with this prospect used the only resource available — their own humanure.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

These star-crossed lovers mixed business with pleasure

Gouffe’s body was recovered days later although police didn’t immediately link him to the couple

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Drivesmart: Measuring vehicle speed with laser

Lidar sends out a train of laser pulses in a tight beam

  • Apr 17th, 2017
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Nanaimo's Sunshine and Shadows join the show in Duncan
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Raised Fourth are a talented rock band with their eyes on the prize
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Eric's Basement may be young but they are aiming to go places
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Building Lake Cowichan section will move the Vancouver Island Spine Trail even closer to completion
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David Suzuki: Citizen science and genetic testing yield positive results

Since I started working as a geneticist in the early 1960s, the field has changed considerably.

  • Apr 16th, 2017

David Suzuki: Marine protected areas are one piece of a complex puzzle

The federal government recently created two marine protected areas in the Pacific region

  • Apr 16th, 2017

Famed author and sportsman feared neither man nor beast

“There never was and never will be another Warburton Pike…”—friend R.E. Gosnell.

  • Apr 15th, 2017

Dig in: Rain or shine, it’s time to dig in

The first thing I’m going to do is check over the clear plastic I laid last fall

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Cowichan’s contribution to the victory at Vimy Ridge

A week later, the Cowichan Leader predicted, “their deeds will live as long as world endures…”

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Drivesmart: Make way to give way

Sirens! I’m being overtaken by an ambulance on the way to a call.

  • Apr 10th, 2017

British Columbia Chonicles: A second body found at Royal Oak

“Across the throat was a deep, jagged gash which had completely severed the arteries...”

  • Apr 5th, 2017

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

Forest policies need to add up

China is buying a lot more lumber than logs

David Suzuki: Welcome to the 21st century: Brighter times or a new Dark Age?

If you own a smartphone, you have more computing power than NASA scientists in 1969!

  • Apr 2nd, 2017

T.W. Paterson: Not every skeleton is in a closet

There’s nothing like a body or old bones to spark a mystery.

  • Apr 1st, 2017

Drivesmart: But I didn’t know!

We live in an age of readily accessible information

  • Mar 31st, 2017

Sonia Furstenau: Setting the record straight on soil fight

We were a community that had been ignored by a process that was a failure

  • Mar 29th, 2017