Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
MORE ON BAGS — Yet another responsible reason to ban plastic bags throughout the Comox Valley. Are our elected officials paying attention? Read it here.
BEFORE SITE C — Long before the Site C dam, there was the John Hart dam on Upped Campbell Lake. Daniel Stoffman has written a book about its construction. It’s reviewed here — one dammed river before another — by James Hull on B.C. BookLook. Read it here.
LITTLE CHARITY AT VV –An investigation by The Stranger (Seattle alternative newspaper) reveals that Value Village takes in $1 billion annually but donates a tiny fraction to charity. Now the Washington state Attorney General is taking them to court for “widespread deception.” Read it here.
REALLY JOHN? — B.C. NDP Premier John Horgan says the government has to set aside its activism and become better administrators. Is that what voters wanted? Read it here.
KICK THE KIDS OUT — Just because it’s dark earlier now doesn’t mean your kids can’t play outside. Read it here.