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Tomboy, Café de Flore, Surviving Progress, holiday movies and two festivals
Tomboy is a gentle and wise film about children, gender and finding your own way.
Dec 2nd, 2011
Top Vancouver events for Nov 3 - 6
This week, South Hilll Inside Stories, An Evening with David Suzuki, and a dialogue on Building the Network are our top picks. These events deal with community and the impact we have on our...
Nov 2nd, 2011
David Boyd deconstructed
Author of Canada’s definitive treatise on environmental law and co-author with David Suzuki of "Sustainability Within a Generation: A New Vision for Canada" reveals why he's optimistic.
Oct 31st, 2011
Occupy Vancouver protesters target financial institutions with 'run on the banks'
Demonstrators -- buoyed by David Suzuki's support for the Occupy movement -- march against Canadian financial institutions, culminating in a boisterous take-over of a bank.
David P. Ball
Oct 22nd, 2011
Vancouver second greenest city: Economist Intelligence Unit
Vancouver ranks second in an Economist Intelligence Unit green city index that compares the environmental performance of 27 major U.S. and Canadian cities.
Jul 6th, 2011
David Suzuki and Bill McKibben urge civil disobedience to stop Keystone XL pipeline
David Suzuki calls on people to risk arrest this August in order to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta's tar sands to Texas refineries.
Jun 23rd, 2011
David Suzuki turns 75
It's David Suzuki's birthday. He's 75. And, according to Carleton Library Geogenvirospecialist's Blog, both the cities of Ottawa and Vancouver are declaring March 24, 2011, David Suzuki Day. On...
Mar 24th, 2011
Navigating the cosmetics counter: Vichy, Lancome, Hydra Life, Genifique, or, seaweed?
“I don’t even know half of these ingredients. What is this? What is that? I don’t know,” laughed the beauty consultant towering over me at the Lancôme cosmetic counter.
Mar 8th, 2011
BEE Vancity Mix for Mar 17-23: Chocolates & Cowboys, Community March Against Racism, Green Cafe & Much More
Get your boots on, march in solidarity and think deep about going green
Mar 16th, 2011
Margaret Atwood charms literati at the Fairmont hotel
The novelist shows off her comic side at a reading of her latest novel.
Feb 4th, 2011