It’s all too much

News of the vicious murder of the family in this province has hit the headlines all over the world. From the BBC in Britain...

Truth and Reconciliation as the whole world looks on

My mother is Anishnabek, and at home she spoke Anishnabemowin, like her parents. My father was francophone. They both told me it was better...

Policy that pits us against each other

More than 100 protesters have been arrested at Fairy Creek in BC for trying to protect old growth forests from logging. Though there is...

Continuing oppression in Canada

– The Indian Act These are very grim times for our country. Within this era of pandemic, the most vulnerable suffer the most. This past...

Consolidation, Globalization and local development

When I worked in the forest policy sector, I didn’t at the time realize I was a witness to historic changes in the sector,...

Are we really sheep?

Remember when we used to travel? So many times, at the airport, I was removed from the lineup up at the security gate for...

A pandemic and some political football

We have an opportunity before us to “build back better.” We can do it now, while we are in the midst of it, or...

Parents need our support now

The federal budget this year has made a substantial investment into childcare with a proposal to make the cost of childcare affordable at $10...

Happy Earth Day Earthlings!

Please forgive me. It wasn't my intention to write another editorial about sustainability, but tomorrow is Earth Day, and I just couldn't help myself. Here...

Fear and a lack of trust

In past protests and conflict situations, it was sometimes typical to see mask wearing protesters holding a line against police, but last week in...