Mosaic Forest Management Only Has Contempt

(Background: “Logging near cemetery a ‘shock’ for Port Alberni residents”) Dear Editor, I am not shocked. Mosaic’s (formerly Island Timberlands and Timberwest) recent logging adjacent to the cemetery and Hole in the Wall shows in the worst way that it respects the dead as much as it respects streams, watersheds, public access and amenities, wildfire …

Island Transit on Rails

It’s time for the 21st Century. In this article I will lay out a vision for rail based transportation integrated seamlessly with other public transit on this Island (colonially named Vancouver Island). The Deadline for the Island Corridor Foundation The Supreme Court ruling (read a brief here) in Snaw-Naw-As First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), …

Saving CO2 on a Cross Country EV Journey

Dear reader, if you’re here you’re already interested in electric vehicles (EVs). Perhaps you already own one, or perhaps you’re just curious, but like so many of us you’re trying to figure out if they and the infrastructure they need are actually ready for anyone to use and take over from the internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle that has dominated for nearly 100 years. I’m wondering the same thing. This summer I went on a cross-Canada journey with my family, in part, to find out.