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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
Jun 21st, 2018
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
Oct 27th, 2016
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...
The Canadian Press
Apr 11th, 2016
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.
Aug 4th, 2015
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'...
Nov 12th, 2014
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...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Aug 11th, 2014
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.
Aug 12th, 2014
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.
Jun 25th, 2014
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.
Sep 18th, 2011
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
Linda Solomon Wood
May 22nd, 2010