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March 5 - March 18


Site C Dam approval: environmental factors, challenges

Despite approval, the Site C dam poses a number of environmental concerns and possible violations to First Nations treaty rights.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in BC Hydro archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Unmaking our professional foreign civil service

Elizabeth May shows how reducing the competence of Canada’s foreign civil service reduces the nation’s international influence and respect.

on page 3 | also single article 'Reprint' in Canadian Politics archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Eelgrass bed mapping complete

Mapping of eelgrass beds in Canada’s Salish Sea has been completed and is available online to help conservation and protection of this vital habitat.

on page 1 | also single article 'Reprint' in Parks + Wildlife archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


Anti-terrorism, anti-democratic

Patrick Brown describes the anti-democratic factors of the new anti-terrorism bill, C-51, and highlights the flaws of the Angus Reid poll that indicated public support for the bill.

Page 7 | also single article 'Reprint' in Canadian Politics archive (Back Issues & Reprints)


A Different Kind of Thanksgiving Turkey

A turkey vulture, recovered from a fractured right leg, has been released after five months in the care of BC SPCA’s Wild ARC. Christina Carrières gives us an interesting look at the work this organization does.

on page 6


Reader's Letters

Gabriola Bridge, Ferry Ramps, World Development Goals, Smart Meters, Upcoming Election...

on page 2

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