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Mountain Equipment Co-op

New MEC logo

The new MEC new logo: is it good or does it suck?

MEC changed its logo, so we all have to immediately hate it.

car2go: Sign up for $10 before March 31

car2go is celebrating its North Vancouver expansion with a special registration offer: sign up before March 31 for only $10 and you'll receive 30 minutes of free driving time. Just sign up...

"Strengthen BC's carbon tax", say B.C. business leaders

Business owners and environmental groups call on citizens of BC to unite in support of BC carbon tax increases, without industry exemptions.

Green gift ideas for an eco-friendly Christmas

Some of Vancouver's best sustainable holiday shopping, wrapped up in this handy guide.

Business gets innovative lift at Hollyhock

Where do Peter Robinson (Mountain Equipment Co-Op), Nina Utne (Utne Reader) and Terry McBride (Nettwerk Music Group) reveal their business secrets? At Hollyhock, Canada’s Leading Lifelong Learning...

Bear safety tips for B.C. hikers and campers

In the wake of two serious bear attacks in B.C., you might be wondering whether you'll happen across one of these burly beasts on your first foray into the back country this season.

A green natural gas introduced by Bullfrog Power at recent launch party

Bullfrog Power is helping major companies to make giant leaps environmentally across Canada with the introduction of their new green natural gas.  The green natural gas is now the first and only...

Mayor tells Pecha Kucha audience $60 million in investments came to city since Olympics

Robertson's statement that Vancouver gained $60 million in investment since the Olympic Games was just one encouraging fact an audience of 2,000 heard at last night's Pecha Kucha. Speakers included D