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OPINION: Woodfibre doesn’t align with climate emergency

OPINION: Woodfibre doesn’t align with climate emergency

Just yesterday at the dinner table, one of my family members brought up they had watched a climate change documentary and that it was “pretty depressing.
Who are the Bowen Islanders on the front lines? A donor offers a thank-you

Who are the Bowen Islanders on the front lines? A donor offers a thank-you

Many Bowen people and organizations have been doing their part to recognize essential service workers (for example, Catching Stars has been delivering gift baskets, Tell Your Friends did their gift basket nominations) and another Bowen Islander wants

From our publisher: how you can help the Undercurrent

I want to start this column with a great big thank you to all our advertisers who have continued to run your ads. A second big call-out and thank youto the dozens of readers that have made a direct financial contribution over the past three days.
EDITORIAL: we need to keep celebrating

EDITORIAL: we need to keep celebrating

It's the Undercurrent's 45th birthday this week. We'd planned to make a bigger deal of it but life had other plans.
Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society respond to COVID-19

Bowen Island Accessibility Group and Camp Bowen Society respond to COVID-19

The BIAG and Camp Bowen Society launch initiatives such as home delivery and medical transport, text to phone relay and phone access to the Bowen Island Undercurrent
OPINION: Here's where you can watch free TV in Canada now that we're social distancing

OPINION: Here's where you can watch free TV in Canada now that we're social distancing

If you can put up with the ads, there's probably enough free TV in Canada to last you through the outbreak
OPINION: I'm starting rent payments for living on unceded land

OPINION: I'm starting rent payments for living on unceded land

I will start paying $200 per year in land rent retroactively to the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam and Te’mexw Nations on whose lands I have resided from the moment I moved here in 1999.
Opinion: dissecting the health hazards of liquefied natural gas

Opinion: dissecting the health hazards of liquefied natural gas

An opinion piece by Anton van Walraven in a recent Undercurrent (Jan. 30, page 6) explored further the issue of the impact of liquefied natural gas.
Opinion: Strait of Georgia herring fishery jeopardizes the health of the Salish Sea

Opinion: Strait of Georgia herring fishery jeopardizes the health of the Salish Sea

'Herring are the foundation of the marine ecosystem of the Salish Sea, as they are along the entire B.C. coast’ writes local filmmaker Bob Turner
LETTER: BTRA clearing the air around trail building

LETTER: BTRA clearing the air around trail building

Editor’s note: the following is a public statement from the Bowen Trail Riders Association president.