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Microbeads Banned thanks to NDP

This spring MLA Megan Leslie introduced a motion in the House of Commons to ban microbeads. Yesterday the Conservative government announced they are adding microbeads to the list of toxic substances under CEPA (Canadian Environmental Protection Act). 191 more words


What is a Garbage Gobbler? A Kitschy, Cool and Beloved Piece of BC Highway History

(Pic Creds and article courtesy of TranBC, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure).

Let’s take a trip down memory lane shall we?

Back to the days when things moved a little more slowly, perhaps around 1959. 307 more words


Food for Thought

One year ago, on August 04th, 2014, Likely BC was the scene of one of the largest tailing pond breaches in Canadian history when the Mount Polley copper mine tailings dam burst sending 25 million cubic metres of water and mine waste rushing into local creeks and lakes. 69 more words


Papa Was A Rolling Stone - A Tribute

There are always ones you know you’ll hear about.  You hope not to, but you know you will, and it won’t be good. There are those you know you’ll likely never hear from again, but you figure they’ll turn out okay anyway.   934 more words

My Life

Niagara Falls Frozen Over

My wife and I have been to Niagara Falls twice, once in the summer and once in the dead of winter. The winter was beautiful because of the ice formations, but the falls were not frozen. 61 more words


N4bn WAEC debt: 402,000 candidates may forfeit 2015 admissions

No fewer than 402,000 candidates who sat for the May/ June Senior Secondary School Certificate examina­tion conducted the West African Examinations Coun­cil (WAEC) may likely forfeit their admission into tertiary institutions for this academic session. 175 more words


The VIPP Report: Mixed Nation introduces their "We Are One" Tour & Documentary

Communities across the country are on edge due to recent violence.  People are taking to the streets, social media, media outlets and legislators to have their voice be heard.  251 more words