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The executive director of the Georgia Strait Alliance says she’s often been frustrated when she’s heard about community consultations after they’ve occurred.
Because the Conservatives are implementing changes incrementally and by stealth, it's not as noticeable as the revolutions that took place under Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher.
Richmond mayor Malcolm Brodie cannot complain about the RCMP in his city.
Lyme disease is bad enough. But it's just the beginning of a host of odd and ugly diseases that ticks transmit, public-health officials are finding.
Canadian scientists long expected climate change to harm human health. So why is Canada belatedly struggling to cope with Lyme disease's northward migration?
As Lyme disease spreads in North America, those in its path cope with a bewildering and sometimes misdiagnosed array of maladies.
The gulls that inhabit Deslauriers Island every summer are the most contaminated colony in Canada when it comes to flame retardants, including one compound that has accumulated in their eggs at concentrations up to 44 times higher than elsewhere.
Children exposed in the womb to moderate levels of two plasticizers had a 72 to 78 percent higher chance of developing asthma, according to a new study that is the first to link childhood asthma, which has been increasing in recent decades, to prenatal exposure to phthalates.
Newly released documents reveal that the federal government is monitoring demonstrations by First Nations and environmentalists across Canada, including many in Vancouver.
When reached by the Georgia Straight, Seattle city councillor Kshama Sawant had just wrapped up a speech at a march advocating for a $15-an-hour minimum wage in Bellevue, Washington.