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Smart women who rock their curls
Here’s a list of talented, brainy, creative women who are rocking the world while they rock their curls.
Dec 11th, 2014
Tzeporah Berman on Burnaby Mountain: 'History is made by those who show up'
Environmental activist and author Tzeporah Berman told a group of citizen advocates on Burnaby Mountain on Tuesday that they were helping to make history by showing up to oppose the proposed Kinder...
Nov 25th, 2014
Clayoquot Sound activists march to arrest at Kinder Morgan protest
"On days like today - when we stand up and say no more - we are giving form and voice to this constant conflict that is brewing just under the surface, every day," Karen Mahon said.
Nov 26th, 2014
I got a book contract! And I bet you can, too.
A lot of friendship and mentoring went into "The Big Swim," which will be published by New Society Publishers in February, 2015.
Jun 30th, 2014
Damning statements in Forest Ethics Advocacy vs. Harper government, Enbridge, NEB case
Affadavits cite Canadian Charter of Human Rights violations, government favoritism towards Enbridge, and an application designed to deter participation.
Dec 4th, 2013
Highlighting human and environmental cost of Canada's energy policy with Healing Walk through oil sands
First Nations leaders, civilians and international media gathered on a rainy day near Fort McMurray on Friday for the annual 4th Annual Healing Walk, a spiritual gathering and 14-...
Jul 6th, 2013
Port of Metro Vancouver breaks promise to youth
Last February, the Port of Metro Vancouver promised Kids for Climate Action a forum for a full debate on the Surrey-Fraser coal terminal proposal. Did they deliver?
May 23rd, 2013
Vancouver Observer officially releases "Extract" at party that packs Ceili's Kitsilano: photos
A great crowd turned up to celebrate the Vancouver Observer book launch for Extract: The Pipeline Wars, two days ahead of the Enbridge Joint Review Panel hearings in town.
Jan 14th, 2013
Fundraiser: Join us on November 29 for an evening to celebrate "Extract: The Pipeline Wars"
The Enbridge ebook is here and we're also launching our voluntary subscription fundraising campaign. Great company, exciting readings.
Linda Solomon Wood
Nov 19th, 2012
U.S. election celebrations, Vancouver-style [photos]
Obama's victory was sweet.
Nov 6th, 2012