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Rob Stewart: activist, educator, filmmaker

To skeptics and “climate deniers”, Robert Stewart may just seem like another bleeding-heart environmentalist. But, the truth is in the numbers.

Freedom Train arrives in Toronto ready to storm Enbridge AGM

First Nations and supporters from across Canada are gearing up to bring their pipeline and tanker concerns to Enbridge’s annual shareholders meeting.

Photographer Kris Krüg comes home from world travels to The Waldorf Hotel

Catching up with Vancouver's famed photographer at his local residence, The Waldorf Hotel.

Implosion or explosion? What's next for the "new" regime in North Korea?

From peaceful assimilation to all-out nuclear war on the Korean peninsula, international security experts make their best predictions for the future of North Korea after the death of Kim Jong-il.

No new Canadian bid for UN Security Council: Baird

After Canada's defeat last year, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says the country will not mount a new campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council.

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”

Vancouver experts lament Canada’s "climate anarchy"

Ottawa's position on climate change "deeply embarrassing", say local activists.

Catastrophic climate change may decrease Canadian GDP by 25 per cent

When we tax profits, lawyers meet around a table to help companies reduce that cost. If we tax pollution, it will be engineers who gather around the table to help companies reduce that cost.

UN gang associate charged with conspiracy to murder

United Nations gang associate Amir Eghtesad, 29, was charged with one count of conspiracy to kill the Bacon brothers and other members of the Red Scorpion gang on Monday afternoon. Eghstesad appeared...

The Help, The Whistleblower, 30 Minutes or Less, Final Destination 5 and a catch-up look at the new Planet of the Apes movie

Racial segregation in Mississippi is the subject. Light and easy-to-take is the tone. Does that work in The Help? (read more)