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'Fractured Land' depicts First Nations' fight to save land from oil and gas industry
On the outside, northern British Columbia is a beautiful place. Look closer, though, and a different world appears. A much darker world. One of drilling, mercury-infested water and cancer. A place...
Jan 17th, 2013
David Suzuki forced to resign from board of foundation by "vicious" media attacks
The famed activist says he stepped down due to media and political attacks threatening the foundation bearing his name. But staff say it’s not a ‘divorce’—he’ll continue to work as a volunteer.
Apr 16th, 2012
Top Vancouver Events March 1-4: eating contest, salsa festival and more
What are the top events in town this week? From a unique eating contest to salsa dancing, here's a list of the coolest things to do in Vancouver.
Feb 29th, 2012
National Geographic explorer Wade Davis on Enbridge, First Nations and mining
Speaking out on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and mining near his home, the author of Sacred Headwaters spoke with VO on nature, industry and First Nations.
David P. Ball
Feb 24th, 2012