Young at heart: nothing but love left in a senior pet

What’s in an age? Puppies, kittens…we all know they’re irresistible. But, what about those animals that perhaps blend in the background, that are happy just lying in a puddle of sunshine for hours on end, and have that sort of wise, experienced look to them? Senior animals, while just as cute and cuddly, have a … More Young at heart: nothing but love left in a senior pet

Non-profit animal organization hopes for Canada to be trophy free by 23

A new organization of animal lovers has taken steps towards their goal of making trophy hunting a thing of the past. Ban Trophy Hunting Ltd, an organization launched just this month in Alberta, put out a survey with the B.C. company Insights West on Canadians thoughts on trophy hunting, a selective hunt of wild game … More Non-profit animal organization hopes for Canada to be trophy free by 23

2017 B.C. budget lacks care for the environment

While many issues were touched upon during the 2017 budget for B.C., environmentalists believed the topic of the environment and climate change were left treated as after thoughts. Many eyes were on B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong Tuesday afternoon for the 2017 budget announcement, and not all were pleased. Among the subjects of education, … More 2017 B.C. budget lacks care for the environment

High hopes for a return of the BC Passenger Rail

To help rural and bigger communities alike, people are urging for the passenger rail service along the Canadian National Railway to return back on its tracks. With the British Columbia provincial election coming up in May, efforts are being pushed with even more passion for the once beloved passenger rail that ran from North Vancouver … More High hopes for a return of the BC Passenger Rail

Approved or not, environment activists won’t back down against Kinder Morgan

Photo by Shirley Samples A group of environmental activists have planned to band together month after month against the controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline project, despite the government already putting through their approval. Climate Change Convergence, a grassroots network of people fighting for climate justice hosted the first of their monthly campaign, ‘IntersActions’, at Broadway-City Hall … More Approved or not, environment activists won’t back down against Kinder Morgan

VIDEO: Words for birds

This is a video I did on an inquiry the city of Vancouver conducted in November on finding a bird to represent the city. The questionnaire part of this inquiry is over but the bird has not yet been chosen…who do you hope will be the lucky feathered friend to win top spot?