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Harper's New Climate PR Campaign Is Downright Orwellian

Facing criticism in the lead up to the U.N. Climate Summit, which prime minister Stephen Harper did not attend, the Harper Government released a new public outreach campaign through Environment Canada. Already critics are pointing to the apparent disparity between the Environment Canada campaign and Canada's waning reputation on the international stage.
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How Many Are Left?

VANCOUVER - A new study says the British Columbia government doesn't know how many grizzly bears remain in the province and is risking their survival by continuing to allow a commercial hunt for the b...
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SFU Needs Urgent Repairs, Students Say

Members of the Graduate Student Society at Simon Fraser University are raising concerns about crumbling buildings on the Burnaby campus, alleging that some students and faculty have become ill from th...
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Have You Seen These Bagpipes?

A 17-year-old piper is hoping someone will return her bagpipes after the instrument went missing on the SFU campus last month. Tyentyen Chen is one of more than 100 people who are a part of the unive...

How A Green Daycare Is Raising Green Kids

The children born into one of Metro Vancouver's newest communities will live and learn in homes and schools that are at least LEED Gold. Their childcare centre, part of SFU's UniverCity, celebrates its first anniversary this month, and is expected to be certified as Canada's first Living Building - which is to say, the first building with a zero environmental footprint. These are youngsters who will believe, absolutely, that it is possible to live in a sustainable world because they will have spent their whole life in a sustainable community.