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Trevor Hancock: The world is not ending, but humanity has a problem

Trevor Hancock: The world is not ending, but humanity has a problem

Humans probably aren't at immediate risk of going extinct, but societies and communities, and our present form of “civilisation,” are, writes Trevor Hancock.
Monique Keiran: What's in a name? For insects, rather a lot

Monique Keiran: What's in a name? For insects, rather a lot

The “murder hornet” — a.k.a. the “Asian giant hornet” — has a new identity: northern giant hornet. This is not the first name overhaul the Entomological Society of America has undertaken.
Charla Huber: Langford mayor delivers medicine bags from Indigenous youth to children in Ukraine

Charla Huber: Langford mayor delivers medicine bags from Indigenous youth to children in Ukraine

Medicine bags are a cultural item used for healing and protection
Trevor Hancock: For a livable region, we must minimize building waste and energy consumption

Trevor Hancock: For a livable region, we must minimize building waste and energy consumption

In North America, we spend on average 90 per cent of our time indoors.
Jody Wilson-Raybould awarded Order of B.C. for being 'a force for change'

Jody Wilson-Raybould awarded Order of B.C. for being 'a force for change'

“It’s a great honour and pretty cool to be included in such a diverse group of people.”
Our Community: Celebration for Topaz skate and bike parks

Our Community: Celebration for Topaz skate and bike parks

Celebration on Aug. 20 for opening of new skate and bike facilities at Topaz Park
Monique Keiran: Kicking Horse Canyon, where danger lurks for drivers, finally being tamed

Monique Keiran: Kicking Horse Canyon, where danger lurks for drivers, finally being tamed

$601-million project is the final, fourth stage of upgrades to the canyon highway
Geoff Johnson: Linguistic doorways open up other ways of life

Geoff Johnson: Linguistic doorways open up other ways of life

Bilingualism at any level of expertise has been found to have neurological benefits
A hot start for cold-water swimming

A hot start for cold-water swimming

Summer, when the sun is so hot that even the painfully cold waves of the Salish Sea look appealing, is a great time to start cold water swimming — responsibly, of course.
Our Community: Saanich house has a living roof; big donation for Easter Seals camp

Our Community: Saanich house has a living roof; big donation for Easter Seals camp

A Saanich couple have gone over the top to reduce their ecological footprint by installing a living green roof to their house.