BC oil tanker traffic a ‘slap in the face’ to First Nations

The National Energy Board approved an increase in tanker traffic in Burrard Inlet by 25,000 barrels a day.

The human touch: UBC to study green building inhabitants

If you build it, they will come. But if you build a green building—one that aims to be environmentally responsible and resource-efficient—but people aren’t comfortable living or working in it, you risk falling short of your green goals.

Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies

(Le texte français suit) Call for Papers: Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies Location: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus (http://www.canadianstudies.ubc.ca/) Date: 29-30 September, 2012 Canadian and Environmental Studies are two fields in transformation.  Initiated in part as emancipatory projects in the 1970s, seeking to define subjects and articulate their […]

Shift into Autumn with NOWBC -Sept. 17th

Join NOWBC at the Autumn Shift Festival on Saturday, September 17th on Main Street. This fun, free, family-friendly event will be celebrating “the shift in season and the growing shift in attitude towards sustainability, eating local and urban gardening”. The festival happens on Main Street between Broadway and 12th Ave from noon to 6:00PM and […]

Shift into Autumn with NOWBC – September 17

Join NOWBC at the Autumn Shift Festival on Saturday, September 17th on Main Street. This fun, free, family-friendly event will be celebrating “the shift in season and the growing shift in attitude towards sustainability, eating local and urban gardening”. The festival happens on Main Street between Broadway and 12th Ave from noon to 6:00PM and…

Slow, Local and Rooted

A cooking class and feast to celebrate our local abundance of organic food and wine – September 16, from 6-9pm.

Fresh from the Farm

Come out for a three-course meal, a specially created amuse bouche, botanically infused cocktails – all featuring locally grown BC products, and all for a good cause!

UN Safe Planet Happening

On Tuesday, August 16, 2011 the United Nations (UN) will introduce its Safe Planet campaign to Canadians, during a launch event at Vancouver’s Roundhouse.

Vancouver and the Green Economy – Building Green Jobs – June 27th

Join the David Suzuki Foundation, The City of Vancouver, and The Vancouver Economic Development Commission at the Fairmont Waterfront for an exciting Green Café focusing on green jobs. Learn about the City’s Vision of a Green Capital from City Councillor Andrea Reimer and plans for creating it from the VEDC.

Vancouver and the Green Economy – Building Green Jobs – June 27th

Join the David Suzuki Foundation, The City of Vancouver, and The Vancouver Economic Development Commission at the Fairmont Waterfront for an exciting Green Café focusing on green jobs. Learn about the City’s Vision of a Green Capital from City Councillor Andrea Reimer and plans for creating it from the VEDC.

“Climate Change and Health: Actingto Reduce Risks and Vulnerabilities” May 25, 2011

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions is pleased to support this lecture which is part of the Friesen Conference Program organized by the SFU Gerontology Research Centre. The guest speaker for this free public lecture is Dr. Carlos Corvalan, Senior Advisor on Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).