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Kinder Morgan pummeled on oil spill risks at North Van meeting
There were heated questions about oil spill preparedness and what was in it for North Vancouver
Sep 13th, 2013
Tourism Group Decries Logging in Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound: VIDEO
BC Timber Sales issues logging contract for Maurelle Island, despite concerns of local tour guides that their input has been ignored.
Daniel J. Pierce
Sep 9th, 2013
BC Election: voting for the people and the planet
Last week Van Jones, the founder of the green jobs advocacy group Green for All, was arrested at a rally organized to protest against a major American coal company. What's interesting about this is...
May 13th, 2013
Risks of resource extraction must be considered
As a Vancouver-based business owner and a proud member of the real estate sector, I want to make sure that any new resource extraction proposal doesn’t risk our thriving local economy.
May 7th, 2013
Stanley Park named world's second most beautiful city park
According to Travel + Leisure magazine, Vancouver's own Stanley Park is also the world's second most beautiful city park, edging out many famous parks around the globe. Surrounded by water and...
May 7th, 2013
Earth Day BBQ at Regional Recycling Richmond
VO's BeeVancity celebrates Earth Day with organic BBQ, face paint, honey bee education and upcycling arts and crafts at the regional recycling's 25th anniversary on April 22.
Apr 23rd, 2013
Parliament debates NDP motion to defeat FIPA
The Canadian House of Commons debated a motion Thursday to stop the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Act (FIPPA, or FIPA). The NDP, whose MP Don Davies tabled the motion,...
Apr 18th, 2013
Partying with the Board of Change at Vertality 3
Board of Change celebrated Vancouver's business and social change community at Vertality 3.
Mar 18th, 2013
Broadbent Institute director urges eco-progressives to dive into "nitty gritty" of policy making
Rick Smith on the future of the environment and the Canadian economy
Feb 5th, 2013
Canada, an environmental safe haven for those concerned with Beijing pollution crisis: The SinoFile
As smog chokes up Beijing, Canada looks to be an environmental haven to many Chinese.
Jan 19th, 2013