Rochelle Baker joins Canada's National Observer as a reporter, thanks to a grant from the Local Journalism Initiative of the Government of Canada. Rochelle has worked as a newspaper reporter and photographer in BC's Lower Mainland for over 7 years.
Lucretia Schanfarber, who lives on the remote edges of a tiny B.C. island plagued by shaky internet service, has launched free, weekly Zoom gatherings to inform, inspire and connect gardeners worldwide.
Researcher Thierry Chopin has been pitching the ecological, economic and social benefits of farming seaweed and salmon together since the late 1990s. But, there won't be adoption of co-cultivation in salmon farming until there is regulatory change and financial incentive, he says.
Leslie McBain of Moms Stop the Harm, an advocacy group of thousands of mothers who have lost children to toxic drugs, said the province needs to go beyond taking incremental steps to deal with the health crisis.