An Afghan story from a Greek refugee camp

While volunteering at a Greek refugee camp with my wife, I couldn't help but notice the particular plight of men, women and children fleeing from Afghanistan.  While much attention is given to...

Police Encourage Vigilance Following Attacks in Brussels

Vancouver – Police are encouraging the public and business owners and operators to remain vigilant following this morning’s attacks in Brussels, Belgium.  The threat level in Canada remains...

Canadians gather in B.C. to demand safe passage to Europe for Syrian refugees

VANCOUVER — A choir sings hymns of peace on a downtown Vancouver beach while a small dinghy gently coasts ashore and a dozen people in life jackets, including a young boy, alight onto the sand. The...
Oscar Wilde Award winners 2015

Oscar Wilde Awards celebrate Irish culture on the West Coast

In the past year, more Irish natives than ever before have moved to Vancouver, a city of culture, scenic beauty and a mild climate. In fact, the Irish are so welcome that B.C. will now...

After the Paris attacks, connecting with each other and ourselves

Speaking with those in Paris during the attacks and a friend from the Middle East — give human context to a terrible event.

Squamish Nation wants more input on proposed B.C. LNG plant given initial OK

Squamish Nation has voiced concern over Woodfibre's impact on fish in Howe Sound.

Game of Thrones Season 5 preview: Everything you need to know about Dorne

Oberyn Martell's spectacularly violent death will have a huge impact on Game of Thrones Season 5.

Cambodian journalist shot dead while investigating illegal logging

Taing Try was with five other journalists looking into illegal logging research when he was shot in his car.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?

Guatemalans speak out about heavy cost of Canada's silver mining

Anti-mining activists in Nueva Santa Rosa speak out against mining activities in southeastern Guatemala.