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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
Canadian pension trustees and climate risk: if they only had a strategy?
In this list of global investment gorillas, the pension fund industry should be the most active in addressing climate change risks and opportunities.
Apr 8th, 2015
An impoverished, oily future for Canadian pensioners?
Recent research published in the journal Nature details the locations and amounts of the world’s fossil fuel reserves that will need to remain unburned if we are to keep on a 2oC warming trajectory...
Mar 19th, 2015
Napoleon, carbon pricing and the cost of uncertainty in Canada
What would a $30/ton price on carbon in 2016 mean for Canada’s fossil fuel exports, and for the national economy? The answer: serious changes.
Mar 11th, 2015
Selma: the last hurrah
Many died on the long and dangerous journey to equality.
Feb 12th, 2015
Big oil a big mistake: a $50 billion kick-off to the carbon divest-invest movement
The real news is not that there’s been a recent downturn in oil prices, with some resulting stock shocks. It’s that the divestment movement is finally picking up steam.
Jan 26th, 2015
Green Sports Alliance recruits fans, athletes and suppliers to join the big leagues in protecting the earth
Canucks Sports & Entertainment is a lot greener than the colours on the team’s jersey. For years, the organization has been working with Green Sports Alliance (GSA) to improve on environmental...
Dec 2nd, 2014
A child's special gifts: Ta’Kaiya Blaney inspires with powerful voice at Earth Day in Vancouver, BC
Earth Day is a special day in our household, because we like to think we do our part to save the planet. It's become an even more important event after I became a dad in 2011. We make sure our...
Apr 20th, 2013
Evil isn't simple
God-awful week south of the border.
Linda Solomon Wood
Apr 20th, 2013
Two leading human rights groups quit B.C. missing women inquiry
Two high-profile human rights groups are the latest of a string of organizations to pull the plug on B.C.'s missing women inquiry. Both organizations cite a lack of government funding to subsidize...
Oct 6th, 2011
How should we regulate sex work in Canada?
Earlier this week the BC Supreme Court ruled that former sex worker Sheryl Kiselbach and the Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence can challenge Canadian prostitution laws. This comes...
Oct 15th, 2010