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Fram Dinshaw

MOCKED AND INSULTED: IFHT shames Vancouver's funnest spots in song

I F*cking Hate That's latest song lays waste to Vancouver in hilarious rap attack.

Fossil fuels bite the dust as demand nosedives

Conventional fossil fuel industry predictions fail to see accelerating moves towards full decarbonisation of the global economy.

Will Trudeau stand up for Inuit fighting Big Oil?

Arctic town's struggle against seismic blasting will show if Trudeau's environmental and First Nations policies mark a real change from Stephen Harper's single-minded focus on fossil fuels.

Vancouver investors put their money where their mouths are

Simple consumers can become active supporters of Vancouver's budding local food scene.

First Nations take Harper government to court over Northern Gateway - just days from election

Harper government faces fresh legal battle over controversial pipeline just days before federal election.

Miley Cyrus speaks out against BC's 'War on Wildlife'

Popstar Miley Cyrus joined forces with a leading scientist to both blast BC’s wolf cull and trophy bear hunt as a horrific ‘war on wildlife’, during an expedition to the Great Bear Rainforest with...

Canada's provinces surge towards green power future...and leave Harper in the dirt

Canada's provinces pumped a whopping $10.9 billion into renewable energy last year - and added nearly 27,000 jobs - heralding a nationwide green revolution.

One million evacuated after 8.3 magnitude quake strikes Chile

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake that struck Chile has triggered tsunami alerts across the Pacific Rim.

Startup City

The Vancouver Economic Commission is launching ‘Startup City’ on Sept. 21-25 to celebrate the emergence of a rapidly emerging global hub for entrepreneurs. “We know that capital and talent are core...

"Indigenous lives matter," says Mulcair at Vancouver rally

Greeted by passionate cheers on his West Coast stop, Mulcair demands inquiry into those slain or vanished and promises to step up efforts to save Syria's refugees.