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Temporary modular housing for homeless in Vancouver approved for Franklin Street

The Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver, Gil Kelley, announced today the conditional approval of a development permit to build 39 new temporary modular homes at 1115, 1131, 1141...
Peter Goldring in front of Ottawa Parliamentary building, May 31, 2012 (2)

Alberta Conservative MP calls Scottish vote a "sham"

50%+1 isn't enough to rip up Canada or Scotland, the Edmonton MP argues

Zero Waste conference in Nanaimo emphasizes alternatives to incinerators and landfills

Zero Waste Canada hosts authentic Zero Waste Conference in Nanaimo B.C.                                ...

Peace Labyrinth atop SFU’s Burnaby campus

Coinciding with the dawning of the summer solstice, a free public ceremony with spoken word, performing artists and candlelight will open a Peace Labyrinth atop SFU’s Burnaby campus on June 21 at 7 p...

Salish Sea at highest risk of an oil spill in Canada

Georgia Strait Alliance responds to the Tanker Safety Expert Panel report.

Tanker safety report obscures truth

Canada remains unready to deal with supertankers on the BC coast.

Final weekend for acclaimed play "Salmon Row"

There are only four nights left to catch Kwantlen Polytechnic University instructor Nicola Harwood’s highly acclaimed play, Salmon Row, put on by theatre company Mortal Coil...

Margaret Atwood, Will Self at this year's Vancouver Writers Fest: biggest lineup ever

Are you a writer, or a book fanatic? Keep your October calendar open for this year's incredible Vancouver Writers Fest with over 80 events.

Two urban farms face closure due to pressure from developers

Real Estate Firm wants two Kerrisdale community farm sites vacant for high rise development at 41st and Blenheim.

TransLink announces fare tariff changes

Changes aim to make system more equitable.