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Vancouver Costco hit by farmed salmon protests

“I can’t believe how many people come up to us and say they want to know about [farmed salmon] - they’re worried,” said protester Shirley Samples.

Arctic Ocean edging towards ice-free for first time in millennia

20 per cent chance 2015 will see ice-free Arctic Ocean in summer

SFU scientists among Stanford’s Leopold Leadership fellows

Training will focus on effectively communicating scientific research on hot environmental topics

Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mine safety and permit process

"we have a significant opportunity to create thousands of jobs by opening new mines and expanding existing ones," says Clark.

BC to regulate the term “organic”

All products marketed as “organic” will have to be certified under a provincial or national certification program.

Fossil fuel divestment fever hits UBC and other Canadian campuses

Thirty Canadian universities now have growing divestment campaigns, including the University of Toronto, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria and McGill.

HTML500 in Vancouver: the future of digital literacy

“A digitally literate and competent population is a game-changer for Canada.”

Five movies about women and a Johnny Depp dud

Julianne Moore, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lopez star in three of the new movies with women’s stories.