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Tar sands videos greatest hits

From Quarry's Crash to Ethical Oil to Bill McKibben's "game over", the debate about Canada's oilsands in videos

"King of Bollywood" Shah Rukh Khan victim of racial profiling at U.S. border: fans

Shah Rukh Khan laughs off his (second) U.S. airport detention, saying the "immigration guys kick the star out of stardom."

Al Jazeera says detained Canadian reporter moved from Syria to Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Syrian officials have told Al-Jazeera television that they have sent detained Canadian reporter Dorothy Parvaz to Iran, the broadcaster says. "This information has come...

Egypt on the edge and a protest against Egyptian President Mubarak in Vancouver: slideshow

More than 100 people gathered to protest Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's repressive policies. More news and images inside.

Editorial volunteers

It started with introductions. Eleven students and recent graduates from SFU and UBC, a professional editor, and one activist, said what they read on a daily basis and what makes them passionate...