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Trudeau and Clark announce big transit dollars after epic SkyTrain entrance
The dramatic entrance was paralleled in awesomeness by the $460 million in federal investment for public transit that came with it.
Jun 16th, 2016
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
City of Vancouver takes leadership on coal: highlights of yesterday’s hearing
Three business representatives and three climate stability advocates faced off before the Vancouver City Council to comment on the motion that City staff “report back on a bylaw to prevent...
Mar 14th, 2013
Tech ignorance risks puts us all at risk, report warns
One example? Canada's Treasury Board and Department of Finance were hacked via emails containing malicious links.
Sep 28th, 2011
Vancouver loses top spot as "most livable city"
For the first time in almost a decade, Vancouver is no longer the "most livable city." According to rankings by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Melbourne has nabbed the top spot, leaving...
Aug 30th, 2011
Washington Monument cracks as earth quake rattles east coast
Washington Monument cracks, three of four pinnacles topple from famed Washington National Cathedral -- and nuclear plants are being investigated for "unusual events".
Aug 23rd, 2011
Let's guarantee safe transportation for all
Motorists need to realize they drive a machine that can kill. Cyclists must know that their irresponsible actions can be deadly, too.
Jan 22nd, 2011