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Conservatives hope to repeat B.C. win in 2015 election

Academic says pipeline issues will not be a federal election factor in B.C.: "The people who are against the pipeline...they were [not] voting Conservative last time anyway."
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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.

Ambassador Doer says Obama risks surge in oil trains by rejecting Keystone XL

Pipeline pitched as good for reducing highway traffic, and avoiding oil-by-rail safety issues.

Squamish council votes down LNG pipeline drill tests

“I’ve been pretty clear that I don’t think this [LNG project] is in the best interests of the community,” said Squamish Mayor Patricia Heintzman.