And then there is more from the "taking so much" category. The province's auditor general has just slammed the provincial Forests Ministry for allowing the removal of private lands from Tree Farm Licences 6, 19 and 25 on Vancouver Island. On Jan. 31, 2007 then Minister of Forests and Range Rich Coleman approved the removal of approximately 28,000 hectares of private land from three coastal TFLs held by the licensee, Western Forest Products Inc. At the time, the ministry estimated the value...
Here's a switch. Ever since the creation of the Agricultural Land Reserve in British Columbia, we've heard about taking land out. And, in the immortal words of Murray MacLaughlin: "In these days of everyone taking so much, it's good to someone who's putting back in."
One of the advantages of longevity is being able to note the changes in our habits. Each period has its own perspective as one generation takes their knowledge and upbringing into how they conduct their lives and make everyday decisions.
"Every summer, we get numerous calls to rescue dogs whose lives are endangered because they are left in hot cars by their guardians," says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of community relations for the BC SPCA.