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Zero emission vehicles, but no plan to get there yet
Province must rapidly transition from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles to electric and other zero-emission options, warns Pembina's associate regional director.
Dec 10th, 2015
Vancouver NYE Celebration Society preparing for year-end bash
NYE revellers can enjoy live music and a fireworks display over Burrard Inlet.
Nov 21st, 2015
Mayor Robertson welcomes refugees with open arms
Canada's warm welcome to refugees stands in stark contrast to Republican xenophobia south of the border.
Nov 20th, 2015
Islamic State massacres 129 people in Paris terror attacks
Islamic State claims responsibility for terror attacks that leave 129 dead in Paris - just one day after striking Beirut.
Nov 14th, 2015
Kits resident is thrilled to see coast guard station reopen
Jeremy Board is delighted that PM Trudeau is reopening the Kits coast guard station, describing it as a "foundational" lifesaving service.
Nov 13th, 2015
Can Trudeau kick Canada's $3 billion fossil fuel habit?
Scathing new report blows the lid on Harper government's support for fossil fuels - and the mess is now Trudeau's to fix.
Nov 12th, 2015
Vancouver among cities affected by rising sea levels caused by climate change: report
Rising seas will drown huge swathes of Vancouver and endanger hundreds of thousands of residents if global warming continues.
Nov 8th, 2015
Trudeau takes oath of office, announces new cabinet ministers
As promised, half of his 30 cabinet ministers are women.
Nov 4th, 2015
SFU prof is Evidence for Democracy’s new board chair
Simon Fraser professor - and veteran scientist - steps into her new role as E4D's new board of directors' chair as of Nov. 3.
Nov 3rd, 2015
Canadian author Ruth Ozeki wins Russian literary award from heir of Leo Tolstoy
Canadian author wins prestigious Russian literary award from Leo Tolstoy's great-great grandson.
Oct 31st, 2015