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New species of flightless bird discovered in fossil on Vancouver Island beach
It all started when a family out for a stroll on southern Vancouver Island stumbled upon the extraordinary fossilized remains of a 25-million-year-old bird.
The Canadian Press
Dec 16th, 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
The big beauty we share with our non human pals
Take a look at Vancouver and her creatures captured through the cameras of our talented VO Photo Pool members.
Jul 16th, 2012
Vancouver director takes Love Birds to Sundance
"I thought it would be funny to have naked people dancing and running around. I just wanted to see a film where we had humans acting like animals," said Brian Lye.
Jan 20th, 2011
Paul Gross is hardly gunless, Brendan Fraser meets some furry vengeance and Coca Cola stands accused
A Canadian western brings Paul Gross to B.C.while Brendan Fraser battles a wily raccoon in Oregon. (read more)
Apr 19th, 2010