Category Archives: Local views

Blue Monday

Trent Ernst, Editor This past Monday was Blue Monday. No, that’s not a Elvis Presley B-side, it’s the most depressing day of the year. Or at least, that’s what we’re…

To the People of Tumbler…

I would like to let all my patients know that I will retiring from my medical practice in Tumbler Ridge in the spring of 2017. It has been a privilege…

2016: an historic year for renewable energy

Don Pettit The past year has seen great change. Inspired by the dire need to halt climate disruption and the obvious opportunities for employment and profit, the growth of renewable…

The year that was

Trent Ernst, Editor If you are a celebrity, you should be hiding right about now. This was a bad year for famous people. George Michael. Zsa Zsa Gabor. Andrew (Manuel)…

We wish you …

Trent Ernst, Editor You’d think something as simple as seasonal greetings would be, well, simple. But no, over the last number of years, simple wishes for people to enjoy the…

The cost of renewable energy

Don Pettit Ontario recently put the brakes on its aggressive move to renewables, cancelling the second phase of its Large Renewable Procurement program that would have brought another 1000 megawatts…