Laura Kane Feed http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/contributor_content/22685 en Trump's travel ban having 'profound' impact on research, Canadian academics say http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/trumps-travel-ban-having-profound-impact-research-canadian-academics-say When Aref Bolandnazar flew home to New York after visiting family in Iran, he didn't think to say a tearful goodbye to his wife — after all, she was just supposed to stay an extra week before...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/trumps-travel-ban-having-profound-impact-research-canadian-academics-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Trump's travel ban Thu, 02 Feb 2017 03:26:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23402 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Canadians need to talk about racism and Islamophobia, legal advocacy groups say http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/canadians-need-talk-about-racism-and-islamophobia-legal-advocacy-groups-say A deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque is a "harsh reminder" of the reality of Islamophobia, and citizens and politicians need to talk more openly about racism in Canadian society, legal advocacy...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/canadians-need-talk-about-racism-and-islamophobia-legal-advocacy-groups-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News islamophobia Quebec shooting racism Thu, 02 Feb 2017 02:34:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23401 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop B.C. finance minister criticizes U.S. protectionism as lumber dispute looms http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/bc-finance-minister-criticizes-us-protectionism-lumber-dispute-looms British Columbia's finance minister says he's worried that United States president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist talk will turn into policy when it comes to softwood lumber. Mike de Jong said...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/bc-finance-minister-criticizes-us-protectionism-lumber-dispute-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong softwood lumber US protectionism Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:44:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23350 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Canadian teams reimagine carbon dioxide emissions for $20M competition http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/canadian-teams-reimagine-carbon-dioxide-emissions-20m-competition What if carbon dioxide emissions could be transformed from a liability into an asset? That's the $20-million question behind the NRG COSIA Carbon XPrize, a global competition to create technology...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/canadian-teams-reimagine-carbon-dioxide-emissions-20m-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Carbon dioxide emissions Carlo Montemagno competition Tue, 10 Jan 2017 03:36:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23342 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop UBC president 'deeply regrets' cancellation of John Furlong speech http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/ubc-president-deeply-regrets-cancellation-john-furlong-speech University of British Columbia president Santa Ono has issued an apology for the school's decision to cancel a planned speech by former Vancouver Olympic CEO John Furlong.&nbsp;Ono says in a...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/ubc-president-deeply-regrets-cancellation-john-furlong-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News abuse allegations John Furlong Santa Ono UBC Wed, 04 Jan 2017 03:42:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23327 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Trudeau sells Trans Mountain decision, talks overdose deaths during B.C. visit http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/trudeau-sells-trans-mountain-decision-talks-overdose-deaths-during-bc-visit During his first visit to British Columbia since the controversial approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau grappled with two major issues facing the province...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/trudeau-sells-trans-mountain-decision-talks-overdose-deaths-during-bc-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Prime Minister Trudeau Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline Thu, 22 Dec 2016 03:34:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23309 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop B.C. boy with mysterious broken bones returned to parents after abuse ruled out http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/bc-boy-mysterious-broken-bones-returned-parents-after-abuse-ruled-out While watching their son and daughter play in a home near Vancouver's children's hospital, a couple from northern British Columbia received the news they had been praying for. The Ministry of...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/bc-boy-mysterious-broken-bones-returned-parents-after-abuse-ruled-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:56:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23288 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Notley won't weigh in on B.C. election after meeting anti-pipeline NDP leader http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/notley-wont-weigh-bc-election-after-meeting-anti-pipeline-ndp-leader For Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pipeline politics begin and end at home. Her support of Kinder Morgan Canada's $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has put her at odds with British...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/notley-wont-weigh-bc-election-after-meeting-anti-pipeline-ndp-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News BC election kinder morgan pipeline Rachel Notley Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:59:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23285 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Oil and gas project delays hurting Canada's reputation, industry group says http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/oil-and-gas-project-delays-hurting-canadas-reputation-industry-group-says Canada's pipeline gridlock is harming its global reputation as an attractive place to invest in oil and gas projects, says a leading industry group. Tim McMillan, CEO of the Canadian Association of...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/oil-and-gas-project-delays-hurting-canadas-reputation-industry-group-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News CAPP Tim McMillan Trans Mountain Kinder Morgan pipeline Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:33:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23247 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Woman who accused author Steven Galloway of sexual assault breaks silence http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/woman-who-accused-author-steven-galloway-sexual-assault-breaks-silence The former University of British Columbia student who accused Steven Galloway of sexual assault says her complaint against the acclaimed author was not about a "consensual affair." The woman,...<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/woman-who-accused-author-steven-galloway-sexual-assault-breaks-silence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Steven Galloway UBC Fri, 25 Nov 2016 07:27:00 +0000 Laura Kane 23246 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop