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A Christmas story

"My father fucked off the morning I turned five," begins Bill Richardson's take on the Georgia Straight's annual Christmas story. Before the end, we meet the world's dirtiest woman in her double-wide, an angelic chorister whose voice never changes, and a mysterious observer with a Moleskine...

Documented proof of Darwin's natural selection

Peter and Rosemary, both from England, met at the University of British Columbia in 1960. They soon married, and both went on to work as professors of evolutionary biology at Princeton University. Now both 71, the Grants are among the most successful and important collaborations in the history of science. The Grants have produced a body of scientific research that is so exhaustive, so exacting and thorough, that many ornithologists fear it will never be replicated. The object of the Grants’ obsessions are Galápagos finches. These are the birds so closely associated with Darwin that they’re commonly called Darwin’s finches.

Tipping point for hybrids?

Citizens are finally demanding electricity-powered cars—many years after David Suzuki bought Toyota’s first hybrid.

Now's the time to trade up

Thanks to B.C.'s robust economy–and competition from the Alberta energy boom–there has never been a better time to find entry-level posit

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Vegan: Impossible

Life without cheese? Not a CHANCE. That was my attitude a few years ago. But now I know how...

I SAW YOU

Robyn, Robin not grumpy in Brentwood

I was so sleepy walking into Starbucks, not ready for your morning smile and friendliness. We...