Krystle Alarcon Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/13441 en Wynne urges Harper to act on climate at Quebec premier's summit http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/wynne-urges-harper-act-climate-quebec-premiers-summit Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said Canada needs to take "more responsibility" to tackle climate change, and that Prime Minister Stephen Harper has to "take a position" on the issue.&nbsp;Wynne said...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/wynne-urges-harper-act-climate-quebec-premiers-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Climate Change Kathleen Wynne Phillippe Couillard Premiers' summit on climate change Quebec climate summit Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:16:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 21060 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com "Pollution cannot be free anymore": businesses and unions discuss carbon tax in Quebec http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/pollution-cannot-be-free-anymore-businesses-and-unions-discuss-carbon-tax-quebec Following the Act on Climate march in Quebec city this Saturday, union organizers, environmentalists and entrepreneurs discuss ways they can come together to create a greener economy in the province.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/pollution-cannot-be-free-anymore-businesses-and-unions-discuss-carbon-tax-quebec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National climate action Climate Change premiers climate summit Quebec climate summit Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:59:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 21051 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Act on Climate March draws 25,000 to Quebec streets http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/act-climate-march-draws-thousands-quebec-streets Over 25,000 people are marching in Quebec City right now to call upon Canadian premiers to act on climate change, in advance of the&nbsp;climate talks&nbsp;on April 14.&nbsp; "That means no new tar...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/act-climate-march-draws-thousands-quebec-streets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Climate Change Energy Energy East Northern Enbridge protest Quebec City Sun, 12 Apr 2015 03:44:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 21038 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Filipino typhoon victims still suffer a year later: ask Canadians to help reduce climate change http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/filipino-typhoon-victims-still-suffer-year-later-ask-canadians-help-reduce-climate In the wake of Pope Francis' visit to the Philippines last week, we take a hard look at the Filipinos who still struggle with the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/national-observer/filipino-typhoon-victims-still-suffer-year-later-ask-canadians-help-reduce-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National News Climate Change Philippines Canada suffering typhoon Haiyan Yolanda prostitution hunger relief street children homeless Keystone XL tarsands fossil fuel Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:55:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 20540 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Critics accuse Enbridge ads of misleading public after poll shows more support for pipeline http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/critics-accuse-enbridge-ads-misleading-public-after-poll-shows-more-support-pipeline After a poll found that support for Enbridge increased by seven per cent in BC, critics say the company's ads misled the public.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/critics-accuse-enbridge-ads-misleading-public-after-poll-shows-more-support-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment Sat, 30 Nov 2013 21:35:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 17161 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Deadly Sinopec pipeline blast in China raises questions in BC http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/deadly-sinopec-pipeline-blast-china-raises-questions-bc After a pipeline exploded in China, Kitimat residents in BC expressed anxiety as the company that owns the pipeline might have a stake in a local LNG project.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/deadly-sinopec-pipeline-blast-china-raises-questions-bc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 17154 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouver-women/bc-indigenous-women-put-fear-aside-fight-equality As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/vancouver-women/bc-indigenous-women-put-fear-aside-fight-equality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News aboriginal addictions alcohol debate Drugs equality First Nations foster care group home Indigenous prostitution rights role models sex work Women Wed, 27 Nov 2013 03:12:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 17117 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Harper government under fire for spying on environmental groups http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/harper-government-under-fire-spying-environmental-groups Green leaders and members of Parliament react to FOIs obtained by the Vancouver Observer that revealed the National Energy Board was coordinating spying efforts on environmental groups.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/environment/harper-government-under-fire-spying-environmental-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Environment Fri, 22 Nov 2013 05:32:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 17087 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Government’s greenhouse emissions regulations ‘shameful’, observers say, but Environment Canada disagrees http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/government%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s-greenhouse-emissions-regulations-%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%CB%9Cshameful%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2-observers-say-environment-canada Canada is once again pinned for being near the bottom of the list in tackling greenhouse gas emissions as UN delegates entered into its second week of the Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/government%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2s-greenhouse-emissions-regulations-%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%CB%9Cshameful%C3%A2%E2%82%AC%E2%84%A2-observers-say-environment-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:34:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 17079 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Typhoon Haiyan brings flood of emotion as Filipinos confront class issues and climate change http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/world/typhoon-haiyan-brings-flood-emotion-filipinos-confront-class-issues-and-climate-change A flood of emotions inundated Filipino Canadians as they watched relatives’ houses being ravaged by the&nbsp;super typhoon Haiyan&nbsp;last week, which has affected an estimated&nbsp;11 million...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/world/typhoon-haiyan-brings-flood-emotion-filipinos-confront-class-issues-and-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> World Canada class division Climate Change elite Philippines poor typhoon Haiyan Yolanda Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:24:00 +0000 Krystle Alarcon 17072 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com