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Anne Murray: The failure of public consultations in B.C.
The Metro Vancouver Green Zone is gone—renamed the Urban Containment Boundary and assaulted by industrial developments of all kinds. The widespread public consultations that led...
Anne Murray: The not-so-scary world of birdwatching
When I heard that a small bird-watching club in Ontario had received a warning letter from the Canada Revenue Agency, I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. Why on Earth would the...
Anne Murray: There is no Planet B
Close to 700,000 people calling for climate action joined global marches in New York, Delhi, Berlin, Rio de Janeiro, and other major cities on September 21, the day before world...
Anne Murray: Mystery disease killing millions of West Coast starfish
Summertime is beach time but all is not well on the coast. I recently visited my favourite rocky beach, on the southern coast of a Gulf island, in the midst of the Salish Sea....
Anne Murray: Chocolate flies, honey bees, and the not-so-sweet story of pesticides
Did you know that a small fly, the size of a pin head, is responsible for the existence of chocolate? By pollinating cacao plants, tropical Ceratopogonidae midges ensure seeds are...
Anne Murray: Vancouver is a great place for nature viewing
Sunshine and light evenings call us out of doors at this time of year, hoping to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Although urban sprawl is fast eating up much of the...
Anne Murray: “Peep in” highlights sandpipers threatened by Port Metro Vancouver development
A crowd of about 70 people gathered at Brunswick Point on Easter Monday (April 21) for a “peep in” organized by opponents of the Deltaport Terminal 2 project. Unlike many protests...
Anne Murray: Vancouver joins rewilding discussion
Two hundred years ago, grizzly bears and wolves inhabited the forests and marshes where Vancouver now stands, yet there were no coyotes or raccoons. The majestic condor, far...
Anne Murray: The alien species invasion
Asian carp invading the Great Lakes, lethal reptiles lurking in B.C., a snakehead fish on the loose in Burnaby: recent headlines have been pretty sensational when it comes to...
Anne Murray: Whales and dolphins stand to lose in Port Metro Vancouver developments
One recent evening, I was on the Queen of Nanaimo ferry as a huge pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins churned the waters in a heart-stopping display of agility. Everyone rushed to...
Evan Goldberg wonders if the Sony hack was an inside job
Your horoscope from December 18 to 24, 2014
Demand for meat destroys Brazil's "underground forest"
Top eight things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, December 21
Conservative MP Nina Grewal’s son seeks nomination in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon
20 years ago: Steve Dawson and Jesse Zubot blast on to the Vancouver music scene with the Spirit Merchants
Victoria police officer and drug legalization advocate to get B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing
John Thomas: Leftist zombies steal Powell River municipal election
Celebrate New Year's Eve at these Vancouver restaurants and hotels
Assaults in B.C. Corrections institutions on the rise: report
Jeff O’Neil Show criticized for “misogynist BS” over Justin Trudeau questions
COPE failed to disclose real-estate firm’s donation before election
Gwynne Dyer: Climate change's impossible deal
Jeff O’Neil Show and CFOX sorry for “F, kill, or marry” segment that was in “tremendously poor taste”
Justin Trudeau targets Conservative voters in B.C. while still advancing marijuana legalization
Shawn Vulliez: Don’t let The Pirate Bay die
Here's our review of The Interview anyway
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies completes the Tolkien trilogy, finally
Province says transit plebiscite will be on “Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax”
Trinity Western University takes B.C. law society to court over Christian law school
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