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Enbridge CEO among delegates on Harper’s China visit
Over 40 Canadian executives are joining the Prime Minister on his trip to talk trade in China. One of them is Patrick Daniel, CEO of Northern Gateway pipeline proponent Enbridge.
Feb 7th, 2012
Aboriginal pipeline opponents seek support from China
As Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives in China, B.C.'s Yinka Dene Alliance attempts to sway Chinese opinion with an open letter condemning Canadian oil sands projects.
Feb 6th, 2012
Dovstoevsky's "The Idiot" onstage at PuSh Festival
Stage version of Dovstoevsky's The Idiot brings to life timeless drama about corruption, greed, lust and betrayal.
Jan 25th, 2012
Mexican whistleblower Karla Lottini fights corruption, death threats and deportation
"Tell her I came to say hi," a man told the journalist's sister – and showed her a gun. In this VO exclusive, Karla Lottini tells the tale of her fight to lead a safe life in Canada.
David P. Ball
Jan 19th, 2012
Parenting advice: what to do if your child isn't interested in school?
Howard Eaton has powerful advice.
Jan 13th, 2012
PuSh Festival kicks off Tuesday, bringing edgy dance, music and art to Vancouver
PuSh Festival brings together a celebration of dance, music, theatre and multimedia arts from Canada and around the world.
Jan 16th, 2012
Canada's Kyoto treaty withdrawal: "Our grandchildren will condemn us"
Canada gets two thumbs down for its inaction -- and bad action. Youth delegate says talks did little more than lay "a road map to devastation”
Dec 12th, 2011
CityStudio: putting campuses to work on Greenest City goals
Educators, professionals and citizens pull up a chair and share.
Dec 10th, 2011
Vancouver map outlines areas inhabited by “hipsters”, “foreigners” and “old money”
Which stereotyped area do you inhabit?
Dec 8th, 2011
Overfishing's wiping out critical BC marine predators
Tuna, shark numbers down 90 per cent from 1950s.
Dec 5th, 2011