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Water not for sale, especially today
Ditch the plastic and head to the nearest tap. March 10th is bottled water free day.
Mar 10th, 2011
Why biodiversity matters
Climate change may be getting all the press, but other pressing matters remain at hand.
Feb 16th, 2011
Sustainable solutions for take out waste
Consider this: 99% of everything that we buy ends up in a landfill six months later, according to the Story of Stuff Project.
Feb 11th, 2011
Margaret Atwood charms literati at the Fairmont hotel
The novelist shows off her comic side at a reading of her latest novel.
Feb 4th, 2011
BC’s water to be sold to the highest bidder?
Water on the auction block? Recently announced plans could open "water markets" in BC.
Jan 26th, 2011
Eleven effective habits for a greener 2011
Everyone's doing it: green is the new bottom line. Can being green become just another effective habit for you this year?
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
Jan 6th, 2011
Meatless Meetup serves vegan feast and ideas with Earthsave at Radha
Earthsave Canada hosted a packed Meatless Meetup dinner at Radha on December 15, serving an all-vegan holiday feast and encouraging people to think more about what they eat.
Dec 19th, 2010
Tron Legacy, The Fighter, Made in Dagenham, Yogi Bear, and three other holiday films
Tron Legacy, one of the most expensive movies ever, was filmed here in Vancouver. Is it worth the money? (read more)
Dec 17th, 2010
Sturla Gunnarson's film, Force of Nature: the David Suzuki Movie, screens to sell out crowd
It was identifying the key turning points: the moments in his life that made him who he is or that caused the distillation of this body of thought.
Oct 10th, 2010
Opposing Enbridge pipeline outside cocktail reception hosted by Enbridge
In the shadow of Whistler Mountain, a small group of activists gathered to protest against the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project Tuesday night. Members from the Council of Canadians,...
Sep 28th, 2010