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All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National...
Giacometti & peers: "no lack of void”
Bronco & Buster mutually saddle up
Your numerology cycles June 16–30
Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
50 new B.C. fires over weekend leads to calls for vigilance despite wet weather
Vancouver's air quality is on the rise but so are fires, leading officials to warn that this is no time to let our guard down.
The Canadian Press
Jul 13th, 2015
B.C. roasts thanks to bad forest policy and climate change
A century of aggressive forest fire suppression, accelerating climate change fueled by burning fracked gas and oil and large population growth is leading to a human-created perfect firestorm.
Jul 6th, 2015
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
Energy experts take issue with Harper's G7 carbon pledge
Environmental academics question the value of Harper's commitment to go carbon-free after years of federal climate change failures.
Jun 9th, 2015
Are Canada's emissions too small to matter, or too big to ignore? Take a look
We Canadians are failing to live up to our climate promises. Does it matter? Here's a chart to help you decide.
May 22nd, 2015
Despite protests, City of Seattle action, Royal Dutch Shell says drill rig work to continue
SEATTLE — Neither a protest by hundreds of demonstrators nor a permit violation notice from the city will halt Royal Dutch Shell's use of a Seattle seaport terminal as it prepares for exploratory oil...
The Canadian Press
May 19th, 2015
Ottawa alters climate targets, but protects oil sands
The federal environment minister Leona Aglukkaq announced a plan to cut greenhouse gases that does not include actions against the oil sands —the largest source of Canada's climate warming...
May 15th, 2015
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...
May 13th, 2015
Reviews: Avengers: Age of Ultron and five DOXA documentaries
Only two films in history have been bigger money makers than The Avengers. Now, here’s the follow up. How does it match up? If it’s reality you’re after, check out the documentaries at DOXA....
Apr 30th, 2015
USA and Europe lead climate fight, while Canada adrift without a plan
Canada, USA and the EU28 all make the world "top ten climate polluters" list. But how do they compare when it comes to doing something about it?
Apr 29th, 2015