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Rochelle Baker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Forestry

BC misses the mark with old-growth update, critics claim

The From Review to Action plan is a lacklustre effort that fails to include any new steps, specific details, or deadlines, the Sierra Club says

Climate Change

Salvaging the sacred from climate disaster

A new initiative will help Island First Nations protect and restore sensitive artifacts from climate disasters such as the Chemainus floods

Transportation

Will BC's shift to clean transportation take the Island's rural communities along for the ride? ​​​​​​​

Premier David Eby needs to make sure rural and First Nations communities get affordable intercity transit, a growing climate coalition says