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Big companies and big money square off over Metro Van's $480m incineration plan

Will Metro Vancouver's waste go "Up in Smoke?" First in a three-month series.

Editors, news directors select Jack Layton as 2011's Newsmaker of the Year

  OTTAWA _ John Gilbert Layton wore dozens of different name tags in his decades of public service: activist, guitarist, father and finally, leader of the official Opposition. Most knew the NDP...

Finance Minister sympathizes with #OccupyWallSt protesters

Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty shares some sympathy with Occupy Wall Street protesters but reminds Canadians that Canada has a different financial environment than the U.S. The Canadian Press...

U.S. groups file suit to halt illegal preliminary work on proposed Keystone XL pipeline

  Three U.S. conservation parties will file a lawsuit today in efforts to halt illegal preliminary work on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline has also garnered attention...

Border workers push for biometric screening in perimeter security plan with U.S.

OTTAWA -- Canada's front-line border officers back the idea of a perimeter security arrangement with the United States, with a few caveats. The Customs and Immigration Union wants more intensive...

Reinventing the Media: Hacks/Hackers Comes to Vancouver

On Wednesday, June 1, Vancouver joins the likes of New York and Boston with the launch of its own chapter of Hacks/Hackers.

Facebook effect: Social network sways online news readership as people share, 'like' items

Facebook influences what news gets read online as people use the popular hangout to share and recommend content, study says.

Candidate profile: Jennifer Clarke, Vancouver Centre, Conservative Party

DECISION 2011: The first time Jennifer Clarke ran for office, people told her not to be disappointed; nobody wins the first time out. Much to her surprise, she won.

City council and mayor should vote against mega-casino project

Vancouver doesn't need a mega-casino downtown. It's the wrong project for the city centre. City planners should focus instead on developing projects that make the city a better place to live, work...