Fire and flood proves Government fails on island transport

(This letter was sent to multiple Island newspapers on June 8, 2023. Published: June 12 Times Colonist.) Dear Editor,We have four alternatives to Highway 4. Three roads are controlled by Mosaic Forest Company and one railway escaped the fire and floods but not decades of Government neglect. It is time for Government’s stubborn, ideological resistance …

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.