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6 tips for escaping the worst of Vancouver's smoky air
Vancouver mayor sole Canadian in municipal climate-change...
How Harper will win again
B.C. wildfire haze in Vancouver [SPECIAL VIDEO FEATURE]
Silence from government leaders while locals contend with...
B.C. roasts thanks to bad forest policy and climate change
Air quality advisory issued for Vancouver, military helps...
Haze from B.C. fires makes day look like sunset
Heat wave forces burning ban, fishing closures as B.C....
Mayors, premier led us into transit purgatory
Oil companies are the real radicals, says Jane Fonda
Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda tells Vancouver Observer what she thinks about the tar sands.
Jun 12th, 2015
Tim Hortons drops Enbridge ads following Twit-storm
The power of social media was seen today when Tim Hortons bowed to public pressure to yank its Enbridge ads from screens in 1,500 locations
Jun 4th, 2015
Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic effects, FOIs reveal
For the first time ever a federal scientist is studying toxins in animals near the Alberta oilsands but Environment Canada won't let him speak with the media about his research.
Mar 27th, 2015
Koch company buys up more oil sands licenses in Canada
Koch Oil Sands Operating ULC is buying up more licenses in Alberta's oil sands, Oilsands Review reported today. "Bulletin records show that 15 licences were issued on March 3, 2015, for...
Mar 12th, 2015
Bill C-51 could be the biggest bait and switch Canada has ever seen: opinion
Bill C-51 may end up being the biggest bait and switch in the history of Canada.
Feb 18th, 2015
NAFTA votes against investigating oil sands tailings ponds
NAFTA's environmental watchdog voted unanimously not to investigate oil sands tailings ponds pollution, despite recommendations from staff to launch a probe. It's the third time a NAFTA probe...
Jan 28th, 2015
Canada's campaign to block NAFTA's oil sands tailings pond probe slammed by critics
Canada and international environmental regulators collide over alleged oil sands tailings pond seepage into Athabasca River.
Jan 12th, 2015
Open letter to President Obama: please veto the Keystone XL pipeline -- for future generations
There is no reason to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to go through, and there are many reasons to not. Vetoing it will be a gesture of support for future generations
Jan 11th, 2015
President Obama the last hurdle stopping Keystone XL
All eyes are on U.S. President Barack Obama, now that the Republican-dominatedHouse of Representatives voted 266-153 to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. And in a split...
Jan 9th, 2015
Tar sands make international headlines again, for all the wrong reasons: op-ed
Canada has made international headlines again—and again for all the wrong reasons. It's a pattern that's becoming disconcertingly familiar. A study published on January 8 in the prestigious...
Jan 9th, 2015