Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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Where Are the Trees? Not Paris, New 'Green View Index' Finds

higher than European cities. Singapore, however, ranks the highest with a 29.3 percent score, slightly ahead of Vancouver, British Columbia. The other cities mapped so far are Amsterdam; Boston; Frankfurt, Germany; 

From Around the O: 

From the University of Oregon, a tale of serendipitous research on an island off the coast of British Columbia. We think of wildfire as devastating, but new research suggests that for native people in the Pacific Northwest, fire was a tool of land management and fuel in a wet, deeply forested region. The story offers a glimpse into a corner of history before European settlement, and a reminder of what science contributes to our understanding of everything. — Kirk Johnson
 

As Climate Change Accelerates, Floating Cities Look Like Less of a Pipe Dream

real input from the Pacific Islanders themselves,” he added. Simon Donner, a geography professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver who studies the effects of climate change in the Pacific Islands,
 

Canada Beckons International Students With a Path to Citizenship

In British Columbia, where students from abroad make up 18 percent of the total enrollment, people in the province are beginning to grumble that locals are being passed over in favor of non-Canadians who pay higher

TransCanada to Find Out if Shippers Still Behind Keystone XL

WHISTLER, British Columbia — TransCanada Corp does not know definitively if shippers are still behind the recently revived Keystone XL pipeline project and will be reaching out to them to find out, chief executive
 

For Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Leader, Revival of Keystone XL Upsets a Balancing Act

carbon-pricing program in the province — a program that polls strongly in areas away from the oil patch, especially Ontario and British Columbia. But now people on all sides are angry at him. Along with a decision

The Triplet Stars of ‘Baby Geniuses’ Now Shine in the Rink

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Once in a while, when school is out and the hockey-playing Fitzgerald triplets are home in Port Alberni, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island, friends will text them that one of their movies is
 

M.T.A. Chief’s Departure Leaves Void at Top of Agency at a Critical Time

up working at the agency for 25 years. He left to work in the private sector and ran the transit system in Vancouver, British Columbia, before returning to New York in 2009 to oversee the subways. Among his major
 

Exclusive-Canada Seeks Warnings on Prescription Painkillers Amid Rising Deaths

doubled since 2010. An influx of illicit variations of fentanyl fuelled an 80 percent increase in deaths last year in British Columbia to a record 914. Philpott has called the opioid epidemic the nation’s greatest
 

Henrik Sedin Nets 1,000th Point, Canucks Beat Panthers 2-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Henrik Sedin got mobbed by the rest of the Vancouver Canucks moments after he got his 1,000th career point — and struggled to keep his emotions in check. "When I saw my teammates
 

Canada Today: Political Donations, a Young Captain and Top Films

don’t view the fund-raisers and Mr. Trudeau’s vacation as particularly important issues. Tell us what you think. Out in British Columbia, Dan Levin looked into the pay arrangements of Christy Clark, the premier.
 

Canadians Plead Guilty to Violations at Parks Across US West

case in November. The defendants posted video and selfies of their travels on social media. Several are from Vancouver, British Columbia, and have a clothing line that they promote. Gamble's attorney, Alex Rate,
 

Who Decides Who Counts as Native American?

orchards and canneries of Washington State. Her father was Filipino and her mother was Indian, raised on a Shxway reserve in British Columbia. Her mother always said she was part Shxway, a Canadian band within the

2 comments:

Mr. Beer N. Hockey said...

If, as The Sex Pistols made plain 40 years ago, there is no such thing as bad publicity, is not about time our Premier changed her name to Christy Rotten?

North Van's Grumps said...

Yep