Barry Saxifrage

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Canada's climate success within reach if the tar sands do their fair share

Barry Saxifrage's previous article detailed just how far Canada is falling behind the US in the climate fight. This article explores how Canadians can get back on track. In the run up to the global...

Vancouver Observer officially releases "Extract" at party that packs Ceili's Kitsilano: photos

A great crowd turned up to celebrate the Vancouver Observer book launch for Extract: The Pipeline Wars, two days ahead of the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings in town.

Best Vancouver Observer graphics of 2012

Best of VO graphics this year from Barry Saxifrage, Craig Fleisch, Jennifer Ku, Hanna Stefan, Mindy Chapman, and Zi-Ann Lum

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

Earth Day 2012: Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, Jake Gyllenhaal, Matt Damon among greenest celebs

"Hey girl. Don't be trashy," says eco-conscious celeb Ryan Gosling.

Nuclear Energy still looking good for climate change reduction post–Fukushima

Why did Japan abandon its climate change reduction plans? Have emotion and fear clouded vital facts about nuclear energy? And what do experts say about the relative risk of a Fukushima–type accident.

Tsunami, riots, Occupy, civic election, casino, Keystone XL pipeline, tar sands: VO's top stories in 2011

2011 was a year of big stories on the Vancouver Observer. From natural disasters to political unrest, many of the events around the world impacted people in Vancouver, while a few of the big stories...

A day in the life of the Vancouver Observer team

What's going on at the office today?

Christy Clark becomes BC's second female premier

BC scored its second woman premier in its history tonight, as Christy Clark became the fourth woman in Canadian history to serve as a provincial premier.