Ben ParfittLast year, more natural gas was produced in British Columbia than at any point in the past 10 years. That may come as a surprise to some people who thought that growth in B.C.'s natural gas industry hinged on the emergence of a Liquefied Natural Gas sector. It does not. The reality is that even without a much-hyped LNG industry, natural gas p […]
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David SuzukiIn 1952, my Grade 10 civics teacher asked us what we hoped to become as adults. One of the most popular boys answered, "I hope to go into politics." We were delighted because we knew he wanted to make the world and Canada better, and we admired him for it. Things have changed in half a century. In 1992, my daughter Severn, then 12, crea […]
This week on Act Out!, tempting though it may be to ignore all things real and political for the next few days, hiding behind cranberry sauce and turkey legs won't change the ever-widening and gaping abyss before us.
I joined hundreds of thousands of protesters at counterdemonstrations around Trump’s swearing-in. Little did I know I would be swept up into a legal nightmare that demonstrates how prosecutors intimidate and manipulate defendants into giving up their rights.
As state and federal Republican lawmakers continue to cut funding for mental health care, mass shootings carried out by deranged people with a history of mental illness keep occurring, on a regular basis, bringing death and tragedy to communities nationwide.