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Our award-winning team's crowd-funded series on the people, places and conflicts associated with Canada's tar sands. Read more

Publisher accepts climate book The Big Swim: Sometimes dreams really do come true

Sometimes dreams really do come true, like having New Society Publishers accept my climate book for publication. And then what?

Films: Boyhood delights with the drama it finds in everyday life

Also note a new le Carré with Philip Seymour Hoffman, a new Hercules with The Rock and a skirmish between science and metaphysics.

TransCanada pipeline contractors 'evicted' again in BC's north

"Your equipment will be confiscated if you try to return," said a masked protester to contractors doing prep work for pipelines to proposed LNG terminals.

Getting to the bottom of The Orpheus Project

Whenever you set out to create something new, it’s a descent into the unknown. But was The Orpheus Project a descent or merely a clever format for a concert (Hades with A/C)?

Green Mama hits it big with must-have guide for sustainable parenting in the real world

Imagine if MacGyver and Martha Stewart gave you parenting tips: Manda Aufochs Gillespie takes healthy parenting from Vancouver to the rest of the world.