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More stomping from the Jurassic dinosaurs, a hopeful essay on climate change and real work observed

Also: Bono’s daughter and a Vancouver up and comer portray a married couple going wrong

Tom Hanks on the run in Inferno and BC progress and tradition in Koneline

Also Demon updating a Jewish myth and Miss Hokusai explaining a Japanese icon

Mining sector eyes treetop needles, bark for help with hitting pay dirt

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's trees could hold the key to identifying promising new mineral deposits hidden across the province. A provincial science group is set to release the results of an...
B.C. Environment map; TimberWest logging, South Central Coast area, 2011 photo b

One week left to weigh in on B.C. government's plan for Great Bear Rainforest

The public is invited to comment on the province's plans for mining and tourism areas and revised land uses.

Dark side of Canadian mining activities overseas brought to light

Compared to the oil industry, Canada's mining industry isn't known for controversy.  In poorer parts of the world, however, the Canadian mining sector is seen in a different light.  Canada'...
Cecilia Point, from Musqueam Nation, protesting against Imperial Metals

First Nation leaders protest Imperial Metals and company's ties with government

“Hey, ho! Imperial Metals has got to go!” demonstrators chanted angrily as they marched downtown toward the company's main office.  At around 2 p.m. on Monday August 11, the Secwepemc Women’s...

Locals refuse to drink water near Mount Polley despite authorities' assurances

Residents surrounding the Mount Polley mine are concerned about using the local water, even after officials have cleared it for drinking.

Guatemalans speak out about heavy cost of Canada's silver mining

Anti-mining activists in Nueva Santa Rosa speak out against mining activities in southeastern Guatemala.

BC Premier Christy Clark hits the road to push mystery jobs plan

It's not clear what she'll do as economy shrinks and job growth sputters, but she's hinting at skills training, resource development and Asia Pacific trade.

What really happened outside the Fairmont Hotel at the G8 University Summit protest?

"This is not an apathetic moment," activist Harsha Wallia said. Protesters were demonstrating against the move towards the privatization of Canada's universities that some believed the G8 University S