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Canada to reject Kyoto Protocol extension

Conservatives make their position clear on Kyoto: no commitment from Canada.

Fired for tweets: cautionary tales

  Twitter can connect you to the world. But 140 characters can also result in  loss of face, or job for the irresponsible tweeter. Case in point, New York Democrat Anthony Weiner'...

Toyota recalls 940 Prius hybrid cars in Canada for possible steering problems

TORONTO -- Toyota Canada says it's recalling about 940 first-generation Prius hybrid cars across the country for faulty steering caused by a nut that may come loose. The automaker says the recall...

Finding hope in my home town after the tsunami

Masumi Kikuchi heads back to Kamaishi, Japan, to witness the devastation first hand, and to help supply survivors with food, materials -- and hope.

A new solution -- and a clear one -- is needed for nuclear plants

Japan's crisis has Canadians wondering how prepared we are for trouble closer to home.

Ganbare Japan!, a charity concert for a hard-hit nation

Vancouver's artistic community turns out in force to raise money for victims of Japan's earthquake and Tsunami.

Canadian nuclear plants to undergo safety, readiness assessment

Everything's on the table: plans, procedures, design, regulation and inspection regimes.

Japanese government not giving "straight story" on dumping radioactive water into ocean, physician says

“We’re not getting the straight story from the government,”  Jeff Patterson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, said about Japan's dumping of radioactive water from a quake-...

Admiring cherry blossoms at the Sakura Days Japan Fair

Sakura, meaning "cherry blossom," is one of the most popular symbols of Japanese culture. Gathering around with friends and family to admire sakura trees in bloom is a Japanese tradition that...

Japan Earthquake Benefit: an evening of readings and performances

The BC Japan Earthquake Fund and the Asian Canadian Studies Society invites you to an evening of poetry, fiction, performance, with some of Vancouver's finest writers: Daphne Marlatt, Joanne...