Monday Morning Briefing

Times-Colonist reporter Amy Smart talks with First Nations, Port Hardy mayor, a First Nations farm manager and others and writes about their different perspectives on fish farms. Read it here.

Steelhead LNG has scrapped plans for a floating LNG plant in the Stanch Inlet. The Malahat Nation laments a loss of jobs. Green MLA Adam Olsen says the project was implausible from the start. Read it here.

One-time Comox Valley teenager Pamela Anderson gives some advice to aspiring actors in Hollywood: “Don’t go into a hotel room alone, if someone answers the door in a bathrobe, leave, you know …?” Read it here.

A family physician in Salmon Arm writes why Canada needs electoral reform, and proportional representation, and offers up the UK as a prime example. Read it here.

Time magazine announces its annual Person of the Year on Wednesday. The weekly news magazine selected Donald Trump last year. Here’s a history of past winners.

But the more important honor might be the word of the year. Faith Salie muses about some of the possible contenders. Can you say ‘fake news?’ Read it here.