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Letters: SCRD has declared a climate crisis, let's make certain it honours that

Letters: SCRD has declared a climate crisis, let's make certain it honours that

'As citizens, we should welcome this commitment to action and make certain that the SCRD honours its promise. As taxpayers, we should also ask how our Sunshine Coast governments plan to pay for the rising costs of climate change.'
Letter: The Sunshine Coast deserves a safe highway

Letter: The Sunshine Coast deserves a safe highway

'The two-lane road your ministry calls a “highway” continues to be unsafe and dangerous for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians alike. (You may be unaware that, yet again, on Saturday, there was a serious accident at one of the many uncontrolled intersections along this route in downtown Sechelt.)'
Letters: Don’t log in Wakefield Creek Watershed

Letters: Don’t log in Wakefield Creek Watershed

'Wakefield Creek flows out of Crowston Lake, crosses a forest service road beginning its journey to the Salish Sea. Sections of HM64 lie directly above the creek.'
Rob Shaw: B.C. NDP prepares for heated nomination battle in Vancouver

Rob Shaw: B.C. NDP prepares for heated nomination battle in Vancouver

Endorsements fly as Reimer, Boyle battle for NDP nomination
Letter: Grade 4 students pen a love letter to Earth

Letter: Grade 4 students pen a love letter to Earth

'We call on Justin Trudeau and the federal government, on David Eby and the government of BC to create laws for your protection. We call on the corporations and big businesses of this world, on “big oil” and on all the people hurting you to get money to STOP hurting you, to put you first.'
Baldrey: Will B.C.'s new patient ratio system help ease health care pressures?

Baldrey: Will B.C.'s new patient ratio system help ease health care pressures?

Columnist Keith Baldrey believes the province's recent policy announcement regarding nurses have promising potential.
Rob Shaw: Is B.C. ready to lead the way on firefighter safety?

Rob Shaw: Is B.C. ready to lead the way on firefighter safety?

Green MLA Adam Olsen says B.C. firefighters deserve gear free of harmful chemicals
Trevor Hancock: When it comes to food, what's good for us is also good for the planet

Trevor Hancock: When it comes to food, what's good for us is also good for the planet

A healthy diet can massively reduce our environmental impact — agriculture is responsible for 80 per cent of global deforestation and 70 per cent of freshwater use
Geoff Johnson: Changing values cited as one reason for decline in PISA results

Geoff Johnson: Changing values cited as one reason for decline in PISA results

Although what schools are teaching has changed, so have the values and priorities of today’s 15-year-olds
Greg Perry cartoon: Take a deep breath before placing bag on scale

Greg Perry cartoon: Take a deep breath before placing bag on scale