water

Reviews of an unexpected charmer, a really red wedding and a local boy who shines in a mediocre movie

Also: documentaries about Toni Morrison and the power of water and an action thriller with Gerard Butler

What we're doing now to prepare for watering restrictions

Stage 1 watering restrictions went into effect in Vancouver on May 15, two weeks ahead of last year. So far, the rules apply to lawns and car washing only, but I’m not taking any chances. 2015 saw...
Canadian Water Summary, discussion, environment, Vancouver, water

How can we fix the looming water crisis?

Water scarcity is already a huge problem in the world. According to a 2014 report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, approximately one in nine people around the world lack access to safe,...
Conceptual image of Site C Dam

What the Site C Dam is really for: an explosion of new fracking wells

Whatever else it's supposed to do, Site C is clearly intended to supply the fracking industry.

Will the well run dry? Non-renewable water

Groundwater is estimated to be 1/3 of all freshwater withdrawals worldwide and 42% of the world’s agricultural water. With climate change affecting rain patterns, what will happen to groundwater?

Vancouver named greenest city in Canada

Air quality a factor as Economist magazine also gives city second spot in all of North America.