Better environmental safeguards needed after Mt Polley spill

Image by Anushka Nagji

If you drive 370 kilometres north of Sun Peaks you’ll arrive on the shores of the picturesque and pristine Quesnel Lake — the source of the Quesnel River and the deepest lake in B.C. As well as providing the drinking water supply for nearby communities, it’s a popular fishing and camping location. Or at least it was. Early in the morning of … [Read more...]

Misguided flaw in the education system

No Zero

Within the education system there appears to be a policy that restricts a teacher’s ability to give their students a zero. Strange, is this how the real world works? After all, it makes sense that the world functions without consequences for poor performance, or, maybe not. Are we becoming a society that rewards indolence or mediocrity? The … [Read more...]

Teach your children well

On Strike

As someone that doesn’t have children, I’ve quietly sat on the sidelines and watched the B.C. Government and the BC Teachers federation (BCTF) have one dispute after another, leading to continued strike action, cancelled classes, no school sports or report cards and more. While I certainly don’t profess to understand all the issues at hand with the … [Read more...]