Opinion

Letter to the editor: Environmentalists get things done

April 17, 2018 - Yellowknife

From: France Benoit,

Yellowknife

Dear editor,

In the April 13 Yellowknifer column by city editor James O’Connor, he writes that in the midst of putting together the Earth Week edition of your paper, “Someone asked: What ever happened to acid rain? And what about the huge hole in the ozone that was supposed to fry us all?

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THE MUNDANE AND THE HOLY: The changing planet

April 7, 2018 - NWT

A great truth I came to understand in a deeper way this winter is that all life is changing and trying to stop time or hold on to the past is impossible. Daily I remind myself that planet Earth (with us aboard) is speeding through space, the womb-like magnetic shield of the sun protecting us from the black matter of the universe.

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SPORTS TALK: Five thoughts from the week in the South Slave

March 30, 2018 - Yellowknife

We’re a week removed from the 2018 Arctic Winter Games in the South Slave and I already pronounced the Games a success. But there’s some unfinished business I need to tend to and that’s my favourite parts of the show when it comes to Yellowknife’s best and brightest. With that in mind, here’s some thoughts from the week that was:

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