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.
More than a century of industrial old-growth logging has mowed down these forest giants that can live for thousands of years, putting the shared spiritual and cultural well-being of First Nations at risk.
It's a misconception that wood stoves are a sustainable and carbon-neutral means to heat residential homes, says Michael Mehta, a professor of geography and environmental studies at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, B.C.
KC Hall, known for his synthesis of graffiti, manga and Northwest Coast art, is finishing up a central piece for the Sacred Journey travelling exhibition, slated to launch in Campbell River this spring.