On Friday, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said the causes of wildfires are "complex" and carbon taxes won't stop them. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the wildfires and other extreme weather show why governments need to act on pricing pollution and taking other measures. Who's right?
This one per cent statistic describes all passenger vehicles driving on Metro Vancouver roads. Usually, Zero Emission Vehicle stats are presented as a percentage of new car sales. For example, ZEVs represented more than 6 per cent of new passenger vehicle sales in B.C. in the first quarter of 2019.
As social media companies struggle to purge extremist content from their platforms, a new National Observer investigation reveals how purveyors of hate speech and disinformation are gaming the system to evade social media bans and keep their content online.
Ian Anderson, whose job is to operate the Trans Mountain pipeline between Alberta's oilsands and the Pacific coast and oversee a likely expansion, says the tougher rules that come with increased tanker traffic will make the waters around Vancouver safer than if the project never goes ahead. Others disagree.
Fed up with task forces and working groups discussing the potential for changing the name of the university men’s sports teams to something less offensive than “Redmen,” Tomas Jirousek organized a campaign and demonstration to #ChangetheName.