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David Suzuki: How plastic bags are hurting the environment
A national newspaper columnist wrote that “banning plastic bags will do exactly nothing to save the planet.” She went on to argue that they’re even environmentally friendly....
David Suzuki: Map app helps bring nature into the equation
Imagine a sleek contraption for your backyard so powerful it has the cooling effect of 10 air conditioners, quietly filters dust, allergens, and pollutants, runs for free on solar...
David Suzuki: How Canada is keeping the deadly asbestos industry alive
Mesothelioma is a nasty cancer that affects the lining around a person’s lungs. It can also damage membranes around the abdomen, heart, and testicles. The prognosis for those who...
David Suzuki: Shutting down the Experimental Lakes Area doesn’t make sense
We can’t live without clean water. Canada is blessed with an abundance of lakes and rivers and has a global responsibility to manage them well. But if we really want to protect...
David Suzuki: Renewable energy, not carbon capture and storage
What can we do with wastes from our industrial pursuits—from fossil fuel extraction, agriculture, chemical, and pharmaceutical manufacturing? We’ve been spewing lots of it into...
David Suzuki: Canada’s growing reputation as an environmental laggard
Ontario’s endangered wildlife dodged a bullet (and a bulldozer) recently, when the provincial government reversed its decision to gut the province’s world-class Endangered Species...
David Suzuki: The catastrophic effects of oil pipeline spills
A recent pipeline leak sent 475,000 litres of oil into Alberta’s Red Deer River. It could have been worse; nothing was being pumped at the time. The company, Plains Midstream,...
David Suzuki: Canada’s endangered species under government attack
Canada’s environmental laws are under attack by both the federal and Ontario governments. In Ottawa, the government introduced Bill C-38 to implement far-reaching measures...
David Suzuki: Germany shows that renewable energy is possible
Germany recently reached a renewable energy milestone. On Saturday, May 26, the country met half its midday energy needs with solar power. On the preceding workday Friday, it met...
David Suzuki: Montreal protesters shine spotlight on government's skewed priorities
When I heard about the student protests in Montreal, I swallowed the line that Quebec’s pampered youth pay lower fees than those in other parts of Canada but aren’t aware that...
Six random thoughts about the Globe and Mail, Rob Ford, and Doug Ford
Mumford & Sons shows instrumental flair in Surrey
How to get around the Washington state Skagit River Bridge collapse
Aspects of Vancouver’s crack scene resemble those of Brazil
New ShitHarperDid ad to receive television debut tonight during CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada
Your horoscope for May 23 to 29, 2013
Sasquatch 2013 day one: Vancouver’s Japandroids tell Mother Nature to go fuck herself
Too early for B.C. NDP to be contemplating Adrian Dix’s future, says ex-MLA
Market delays Hastings-Sunrise's Alba project
B.C. pharmaceutical watchdog again facing uncertain future
B.C. NDP grapples with stunning provincial election loss
B.C. Liberals win fourth consecutive majority government
What B.C. New Democrats need to think about in the wake of an election debacle
B.C. Liberals celebrate majority win, Christy Clark loses Point Grey battle
Marc Emery blogs from prison about the B.C. election, the NDP loss, and the B.C. Greens' future
Martyn Brown: Vote Once, Think Twice
Matt Toner: New Democrats need the courage to go with our convictions now more than ever
Fleetwood Mac's classics please the masses in Vancouver
Out of Character offers clues as to why a leader lacking in hubris lost the B.C. election
RCMP seek woman who made racist comments near Cloverdale Rodeo
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