Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

HOSPITAL ERRORS REPEATED? — Planning is underway for a new hospital in the Cowichan Valley. Will they make the same mistakes that occurred during planning for the Comox Valley and Campbell River hospitals? Read it here.

JOHNS TACKLES PLASTICS — MP Gord Johns has introduced a bill (M-151) in the House of Commons to create permanent funding for community-led projects to clean up plastics and debris. And it would encourage the reduction of micro-plastics. Read it here.

And here are the recommendations of theUniversity of Victoria Environmental Law Centre that inspired Johns’ bill. Read it here.

SURFING MEGA WAVES — Here’s one for all of Decafnation’s surfing fans. A video of the first woman to successfully surf the break at Mavericks, near Half Moon Bay, California, where waves can reach 80-feet tall. Watch it here.