Ambazonia

November 9, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer Sometimes Donald Trump gets it right. In February he cut off US military aid to the central African country of Cameroon because of its appalling human rights record. Last Friday he acted […]

Editorial: Let’s burn it right

November 6, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Valemount Village Council has asked staff to draft a clean air bylaw at the request of the Clean Air Task Force. It’s a good step, and just one in a suite of […]

Empathy, I’ve got a little

October 30, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Like any corporation, the McBride Community Forest Corporation has a lot to balance. But the McBride Community Forest Corporation is much much more than just a corporation. Clawing itself back from years […]

The Catalan Dilemma

October 25, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer The demonstrations, some of them violent, are still going on in Catalonia a week after Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced nine separatist leaders to between nine and thirteen years in prison for sedition. […]

Too much cash a grave concern

October 24, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The Columbia Basin Trust has so much money to disperse in Valemount that it’s causing problems in Castlegar. You don’t know about this? It’s true. Every year the Columbia Basin Trust has […]

Leaders debate blues

October 16, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Finishing most of my work early on Monday afternoon (the Rocky Mountain Goat’s dreaded deadline day), I burst out of the office delighted I would be in time to stream the leader’s […]

A climate crisis: Stop feeling guilty

October 9, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken When we talk about the climate crisis we need to acknowledge feelings. A piece of the puzzle that I have ignored until now is guilt, but watching Greta Thunberg excoriate leaders at […]

RV rights group: is poverty central?

September 25, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken The Thompson Nicola Regional District has long standing rules in place that prevent rural landowners from living full time in recreational vehicles on their property. It’s no different from long standing rules […]

Converging Crisis – AI and Climate

September 23, 2019 The Goat
By Gwynne Dyer Maybe we can get through the climate crisis without a global catastrophe, although that door is closing fast. And maybe we can cope with the huge loss of jobs caused by the […]
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