Rochelle Baker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Canada's National Observer


BC Ferries forced to gear down vessel electrification ambitions

Hybrid vessels' switch-over is no longer on track--and the province's 2030 target isn't either


Farming for the climate future

With more extreme weather hitting the Island region, farmers are adapting to the new reality with old techniques


New federal cruise ship rules don't plug loopholes for major source of wastewater pollution

New mandatory wastewater guidelines don't include prohibiting the largest source of vessels' water pollution, acidic scrubber discharge.

Climate Change

"This is how we live now": Island families in the age of wildfires

How these North Island parents are preparing for the current fire nearby and the upcoming years of summer smoke