Tyler Harbottle Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/7879 en Vision locks in green goals, NPA still critical http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/13/greenest-city-action-plan Followed by a cheer of approval and a long, hearty applause, Vancouver city council adopted the Greenest City Action Plan, Thursday, a plan to make Vancouver the "greenest city in the world" by 2020.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/13/greenest-city-action-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/13/greenest-city-action-plan#comments Politics City Greenest City Action Plan Gregor Robertson Mike Harcourt NPA Suzanne Anton Vision Vancouver water meters Sat, 16 Jul 2011 03:00:00 +0000 Tyler Harbottle 7974 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver city council votes on Greenest City Action Plan: LIVE BLOG http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/07/14/greenest-city-action-plan-live-blog Deputy City Manager Sadhu Johnston presented a bold, some would say radical, road map to becoming the "greenest city" in the world by 2020. Today councillors will vote to adopt it, or not. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/07/14/greenest-city-action-plan-live-blog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/07/14/greenest-city-action-plan-live-blog#comments News Politics City Environment greenest city 2020 action plan Gregor Robertson NPA Vision Vancouver Fri, 15 Jul 2011 02:25:00 +0000 Tyler Harbottle 7978 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Greenest City Action Plan aims to double green jobs by 2020, Johnston tells council http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/12/greenest-city-action-plan-aims-double-green-jobs-2020-johnston-tells-council Deputy City Manager Sadhu Johnston said the Greenest City Action Plan is divided into three themes and is one of the most ambitious in the world.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/12/greenest-city-action-plan-aims-double-green-jobs-2020-johnston-tells-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/2011/07/12/greenest-city-action-plan-aims-double-green-jobs-2020-johnston-tells-council#comments Politics City Environment Andrea Reimer David Cadman Geoff Meggs Greenest City Action Team Gregor Robertson Sadhu Johnston Susan Anton Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:52:00 +0000 Tyler Harbottle 7962 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com News of the World dead, Rupert Murdoch news-model lives on http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2011/07/12/news-world-dead-rupert-murdoch-news-model-lives Canadian media show signs of adopting the Rupert Murdoch news model, one that prizes gossip and celebrity over public interest journalism.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2011/07/12/news-world-dead-rupert-murdoch-news-model-lives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/world/canada/2011/07/12/news-world-dead-rupert-murdoch-news-model-lives#comments Canada World Media Canadian Alliance Charlie Smith David Beers Ezra Levant Kory Teneycke Rebekah Brooks Stephen Harper Stockwell Day The Tyee Wed, 13 Jul 2011 01:29:00 +0000 Tyler Harbottle 7954 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Vancouver second greenest city: Economist Intelligence Unit http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2011/07/06/vancouver-second-greenest-city-economist-intelligence-unit Vancouver ranks second in an Economist Intelligence Unit green city index that compares the environmental performance of 27 major U.S. and Canadian cities. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2011/07/06/vancouver-second-greenest-city-economist-intelligence-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/sustainability/2011/07/06/vancouver-second-greenest-city-economist-intelligence-unit#comments Environment David Suzuki Greenest City Action Team Gregor Robertson Siemens Vancouver Green Capital Thu, 07 Jul 2011 03:34:00 +0000 Tyler Harbottle 7909 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Bear safety tips for B.C. hikers and campers http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Outdoors/2011/07/06/bear-safety-tips-bc-hikers-and-campers In the wake of two serious bear attacks in B.C., you might be wondering whether you'll happen across one of these burly beasts on your first foray into the back country this season.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Outdoors/2011/07/06/bear-safety-tips-bc-hikers-and-campers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/Outdoors/2011/07/06/bear-safety-tips-bc-hikers-and-campers#comments Outdoors B.C. bears bear safety Get Bear Smart Society Mountain Equipment Co-op Super Soaker Troy Hurtubise Wed, 06 Jul 2011 23:31:00 +0000 Tyler Harbottle 7904 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Rocky Mountaineer locks out employees http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/07/05/rocky-mountaineer-locks-out-employees Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury rail tour company that operates in B.C. and Alberta, has locked out its on-board service staff and replaced them with senior staff and temporary workers. It’s a move...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/07/05/rocky-mountaineer-locks-out-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2011/07/05/rocky-mountaineer-locks-out-employees#comments News lockouts NPA NPA chairman Peter Armstrong Rocky Mountaineer Teamster Union Wed, 06 Jul 2011 04:40:00 +0000 Linda Solomon Wood 7859 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com