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BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

Ecojustice lawyers filed the case on behalf of two local residents and two BC organizations, Voters Taking Action on Climate Change and Communities and Coal.

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BC citizens speak out against “dismantled” NEB Kinder Morgan process

BC citizens speak out against “dismantled” NEB Kinder Morgan process

BC citizens seek legal counsel to explore options regarding the recently dismantled NEB consultation process for the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.

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Mayors step up to take the Earth Hour City Challenge

Mayors step up to take the Earth Hour City Challenge

Mayors from around the world making sweeping changes as part of the Earth Hour City Challenge.

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Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.

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Nearly half of British Columbians oppose increased US coal shipments through BC ports

Nearly half of British Columbians oppose increased US coal shipments through BC ports

Amid growing controversy over two proposals to expand coal exports through Vancouver, a new poll finds many residents are largely unaware of plans to increase US coal shipments through BC.

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mApples: Mapping the neighbourhood for fresh food

mApples: Mapping the neighbourhood for fresh food

As part of its Greenest City initiative, Vancouver is striving to increase city and neighbourhood food assets by a minimum of 50 percent by 2020.

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Troc-Exchange explores the virtues of collaborative consumption

Troc-Exchange explores the virtues of collaborative consumption

Troc-Exchange, a Vancouver-based online business that connects communities for trading or swapping goods, has announced the launch of its values-driven bartering website with hopes of reinventing the way we consume.

Christine and Yvan Saché were inspired to create Troc-Exchange.com in Paris, after seeing that unsustainable lifestyles were increasingly causing stress in their beautiful city. When they were no longer able to live with the environmental issues they confronted daily, they decided to make a change a… Read more..

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Canadians for the Great Bear

Canadians for the Great Bear

Canadian hockey hero Scott Niedermayer and other well-known British Columbians kick-off of a nation-wide campaign, Canadians for the Great Bear.

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Earth Fest: free nature festival in Burnaby

Earth Fest: free nature festival in Burnaby

Enjoy family-friendly fun at the free Earth Fest nature festival in Burnaby, BC.

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SpOIL (2011) Directed by Trip Jennings

To mobilize against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the International League of Conservation Photographers and members of the Gitga’ at First Nation capture breathtaking images of the wildlife inhabiting BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, home of the elusive spirit bear.

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