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Death of Vancouver Aquarium dolphin refuels debate over freeing cetaceans
Hana, one of two Pacific white-sided dolphins living at the Vancouver Aquarium, died this week of a gastrointestinal illness, despite a desperate attempt to save her live with first-of-its-kind...
May 25th, 2015
Adriane Carr leads Greens into Canadian history
Adriane Carr trounced rivals on election night.
Nov 16th, 2014
Stanley Park on the front lines if there's an oil spill, Wilderness Committee warns at public forum
“No more rallies and protests,” Rueben George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation told the audience at the Wilderness Committee's Stanley Park Tanker Town Hall on Thursday. “This is a time...
Jul 13th, 2012
Gregor Robertson’s Greenest City takes on the oil industry
Can Harper-backed Big Oil penetrate Mayor Gregor Robertson’s renowned “Greenest City”?
Apr 30th, 2012
Park Board motion aims to protect Vancouver beaches from oil spill threat
Park Board commissioner Niki Sharma says the proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s oil sands pipeline—combined with the closing of spill response centres—would set the city up for disaster.
Apr 23rd, 2012
Polar Bear Swim and street soccer: Sarah Blyth's rocking new year
Sarah Blyth of the Vancouver parks board is once again braving the cold waters to ring in the new year.
Jan 1st, 2012
Frozen ponds and lakes pose danger in city's parks
The Vancouver Park Board is asking would-be skaters not to venture out onto frozen lakes and ponds in city parks. Most ice is too thin to support people or even pets. Recent cold temperatures have...
Jan 4th, 2011
Just because something's on the internet doesn't make it true
Are acorns in Emery Barnes Park toxic for dogs? You won't find out by searching the Web.
Oct 2nd, 2010
Cetaceans in captivity: an SFU researcher may have a solution
Virtual belugas like these may one day replace captive belugas at the Vancouver Aquarium, according to an SFU researcher.
Jul 24th, 2010
Bloedel Conservatory: what's the big deal?
The Bloedel Conservatory, a local landmark since 1969, houses an assortment of exotic plants and colourful birds that can be seen for less than $5. The building might close forever, so check it out b
May 12th, 2010