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The Sacred Headwaters: Goliath Defeated by 1,000 Davids

Todd Paglia | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Todd Paglia

The people took a stand against one of the largest multi-national oil companies in the world and resolved to fight back against Shell's plans to annihilate the Sacred Headwaters. And we were successful.

48 Hours In Vancouver

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

By Nicole Mordant VANCOUVER, March 8 (Reuters) - With its mild temperatures, not too hot in summer or too cold in winter, and its loca...

Amazing Little Girl Helps Homeless On Way To Chemo Every Week

Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact

Ella Wilson makes a special stop on her way to chemotherapy every Thursday. The 6-year-old who has neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder in which n...

How Families Can Take A Ski Break

Liftopia | Posted 04.11.2013 | Travel

The best thing about staying in a self-catered condo or lodge on the slopes is that you can accommodate your own appetites and bio-rhythms.

PHOTOS: British Columbia's Brutal Backcountry

Mark Sissons | Posted 04.07.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

If you're like me, all that poisonous self-loathing will evaporate the moment you finally reach the top of that ridge and look down upon an untamed ocean of white.

Keystone XL North: TransCanada's Controversial Shale Gas Export Pipeline Plan

Steve Horn | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

On top of its looming decision on the Keystone XL, it's likely that the Obama administration will make a final decision on whether or not to greenlight shale gas exports sometime in 2013. The policy agenda is about to heat up in the energy and environment policy arenas inside the Beltway.

PHOTOS: 5 Ski Trips For Non-Skiers

Celeste Moure | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Celeste Moure

So what do you do? The answer is easy: You plan a trip to a ski town that's more than just, well, a ski town.

Fracking Deadline Looms for British Columbia's Sacred Headwaters

Dan R. Fink | Posted 02.16.2013 | Green
Dan R. Fink

Energy developers, environmental groups, First Nations, local businesses and sportsmen are all anxiously watching and waiting as last-minute negotiations continue before the expiration of a four-year-long fracking ban for the Klappen Coalbed Methane project in northern British Columbia, Canada.

PHOTOS: Where To Make A Splash In 2013

Global Yodel | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Whether you're into the adrenaline of big wave surfing, sailing into the sunset, discovering inland watering holes or bathing in tropical shallows, these swimming spots have something for you.

A Very Canadian Food Festival At Whistler

Mark Sissons | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Why would you drive the two winding hours along the spectacular sea to sky highway from Vancouver than to hit the awesome slopes and trails of Canada's premier outdoor mountain playground?

WATCH: A Grizzly Story

Richard Wiese | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Richard Wiese

The bear put his snout 6-inches from Leonard's face and gave a roar so loud that it made the ground vibrate. Paralyzed by the moment, gun in hand, Leonard could do nothing but submit to his fate.

Hunters Find Remains Of Man Stranded In Nevada-Idaho Wilderness

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | Crime

MOUNTAIN CITY, Nev. -- A Canadian man whose remains were found 18 months after he and his wife got stranded in their van in Nevada's wilderness had hi...

A Tale of Two Wind Farms -- How You Develop Your Wind Resource Is As Important as Developing it in the First Place

David Dodge | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green
David Dodge

While British Columbia might have a reputation as a verdant hippy haven it might surprise you to learn that B.C just got its first three wind farms in the last few years.

PHOTOS: 20 Overnight Wine Trips

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

'Tis the season to slip on a sweater, tour wine country and taste just-released reds and whites. To help guide the oenological pursuits of others, I polled a few of my fellow travel junkies on where to find the best hotels and resorts in wine country.

Soda Tax or Free Fruits and Veggies?

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Darrin Nordahl

For all its good intention, the soda tax will undoubtedly ignite a bitter debate. Why not try a more palatable policy, such as swapping out azaleas and petunias for apples and peas?

8 Ways To Get Outdoors In Vancouver

Viator | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel

Within the city limits are miles of sandy beaches for sunning, leafy parks for strolling as well as inlets, bays, and open waters for paddling and sailing.

PHOTOS: What To Do In Whistler In Summer

Oyster | Posted 10.14.2012 | Travel

Those same bunny hills and black diamonds turn into fun hiking trails and mountain bike circuits when the snow melts, and the dining and drinking is taken outdoors, bringing a lively atmosphere to long, sunny summer days.

4 Active International Vacations For Empty Nesters (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel

It may not be easy to let your kids fly the coup, but being an Empty Nester has its advantages -- especially when it comes to travel.

Affidavits in Michael Mann Libel Suit Reveal Astonishing Facts About Tim Ball Associate John O'Sullivan

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Tim Ball and John O'Sullivan had a close working relationship, even before Mann sued Ball for libel in March 2011. For example, they co-authored the climate science denial book Slaying the Sky Dragon: Death of the Greenhouse Gas Theory.

WATCH: Johnsons Landing Landslide Captured On Camera

Posted 07.15.2012 | Green

UPDATE: Authorities say crews have found the body of one of four people missing in a massive landslide in southeastern British Columbia. The B.C. Coro...

PHOTOS: British Columbia's Wild, Eccentric Playground

Mark Sissons | Posted 08.12.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

What those who sought riches and spiritual sanctuary discovered was a pristine region of white water rivers, waterfalls, tranquil beaches, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains.

The Vulnerable Heart of Machismo

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 07.16.2012 | Books
Shawn Lawrence Otto

In men there is something that is not well understood or accepted by the more gentle aspects of modern society. Few writers have captured the full-bodied compulsive pull of it as well as Deni Béchard does in Cures for Hunger.

Owner: I Don't Want The Ghost Ship Back

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 02.20.2013 | World

When there's somethin' strange... floatin' in the sea... who ya gonna call? Not the ship's owner. According to The Telegraph, the owner of the "...

David Lohr

Mother Hunts For Leads In Suspected Sex Trafficking Cold Case | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Coming up on the sixth anniversary of her disappearance, Glendene Grant has released an age-progressed portrait showing what her missing daughter migh...

Tsunami Japanese Fishing Boat Found In Canada

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- A large fishing vessel swept away by the tsunami that devastated Japan last year has been spotted adrift off British Co...