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Portrait of a Lady on Fire, superb, The Assistant, too restrained, Sonic the Hedgehog, fun times
Also Downhill, a weak re-make of a Swedish triumph, and a look-ahead to a documentary festival
Feb 14th, 2020
Seven films to see in VIFF's first few days
Viewers can check out six good documentaries and one shocking holiday tale.
Sep 26th, 2018
LNG Canada delay means dark clouds growing over industry in B.C.: expert
LNG Canada's decision to put the project in Kitimat on hold amid weak global prices isn't surprising, but it adds to the pessimistic mood around the future of the sector in B.C..
Jul 13th, 2016
EARTHx: Empowering People for Our Planet and Our Future
As a physician for nearly 40 years, Pender Islander Dr. Peter Carter did his best to save lives and help heal thousands of patients. But it wasn’t until he retired and became a full-time climate...
Jun 30th, 2016
Deadpool high up Vancouver's viaduct, Zoolander back again and a Canadian kid classic remade
And note the extreme sports, some of them brand new, and the environmental issues on view at the Mountain Film Festival
Feb 12th, 2016
An interview with Rob Greenfield, Dude Making a Difference
Rob Greenfield has gone to extremes to reduce his environmental impact, from eating wasted food to going a year without showering.
Jan 24th, 2016
Climate activists lock themselves to door of Vancouver National Energy Board office
Some 25 activists led by 350Vancouver marched through the downtown core up to the regional office of the National Energy Board, where they presented a “People’s Injunction” notice. The...
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Jan 18th, 2016
Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely
New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.
Oct 13th, 2015
'Blob' may be to blame: Massive toxic algae blooms forcing seafood bans
Marine detectives already have a suspect: a large patch of water running as much as 3C degrees warmer than normal in the northeast Pacific Ocean, nicknamed "the blob."
The Associated Press
Aug 5th, 2015
One week left to weigh in on B.C. government's plan for Great Bear Rainforest
The public is invited to comment on the province's plans for mining and tourism areas and revised land uses.
Aug 4th, 2015