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Massive B.C. gold mine gets environmental nod

VANCOUVER – The federal government approved the environmental assessment application on Friday for the massive KSM gold and copper mine in northwestern British Columbia near the Alaska border. 552 more words



A dredge working in the South Arm of the Fraser River.  Removing the silt and keeping the channel open for ships.


Local Trips

Not all my travels are on another continent, some of them are close to home. I find these trips to be a way for me to relax, and “unplug” from society. 402 more words



A curious little Song Sparrow


PODCAST: In Depth with Ian Austin — NDP MP Libby Davies on retirement

Vancouver East MP Libby Davies shocked Parliament Hill this week, announcing her retirement after 40 years in the political game.

A proud advocate for those who usually have no defenders — sex workers, drug addicts, the poor — Davies will step down next year after rising to deputy leader of the federal NDP. 43 more words


In the Shadows


An American Wigeon hen feeding in the shadows