Archive for the category "environment"

Beauty is a Beast: Invasive Plants Threaten Stanley Park

Sunday, May 15th, 2016 — 1:38pm PDT
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This post has been contributed by Alicia Fontaine, Volunteer Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

CF Pacific Centre and Eco Fashion Week Celebrate Earth Month

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 — 9:44am PDT
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Going green has never looked so chic! April is Earth Month and to celebrate CF Pacific Centre has partnered with Vancouver’s annual sustainable fashion event, Eco Fashion Week, to raise awareness for environmental and economically sustainable consumption. From April 14 to 30, CF Pacific Centre will host and display high-fashion looks from eight local Eco […]

Earthquake in Metro Vancouver

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 — 12:07am PDT
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There has been a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Metro Vancouver tonight. It struck 23km north of Victoria and has been felt all around BC’s south coast. The National Tsunami Warning Center confirms there is no tsunami danger. This quake at 11:39pm on December 29, 2015 follows another that measured 4.4 and struck several hours earlier near San Bernardino, California.

Green Tracks Challenge

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 — 9:29am PDT
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On a recent episode of a weekly web video series that whines about popular pet peeves, the host discussed the worst possible types of roommates. At the top of his list for being a bad roommate was the one who never takes out the garbage. Unfortunately, in my house I think that’s me but instead […]

Flying Squirrels in Stanley Park

Sunday, October 11th, 2015 — 9:40am PDT
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Flying Squirrels in Stanley Park

Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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Burnaby Village Museum is throwing a free, fun family party on September 27th to celebrate the 11th Annual World Rivers Day and the 35th annual BC Rivers Day. Over 20 environmental groups and societies plus entertainers will be on-site this year with displays, demonstrations and fun activities. World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum Where: […]