Canada’s federal government recently approved energy company Enbridge’s proposed pipeline to bring Tar Sands oil from Alberta to Canada’s West Coast. But the coastal First Nations strongly oppose the plan, and the British Columbia premier has yet to agree.
10 Vancouver musicians from across this spectrum have gotten together to apply their chops to music from the Arabic-speaking world. The group is called Haram, an Arabic word meaning "sinful" or "forbidden." But, just what is forbidden about their music?
Officials in California are partnering with their Canadian neighbors in British Columbia, as well as officials in Washington and Oregon, to try and reduce their production of climate change-inducing gases. While the announcement last week was met with much fanfare, the details remain to be seen.
For Monday's Geo Quiz, we're getting lost. Imagine going more than 4,000 miles in the wrong direction. That's what happened to a racing pigeon who took off in Sapporo, Japan, and came in for a landing in a Canadian town in British Columbia.
The argument in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline says if not through the U.S., it'll go somewhere else. But a series of decisions in Canada at least raise the question over whether that is in fact true. If it's not, does that remove one reason the U.S. should approve the pipeline?
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