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10 Ways Vancouver Created a Greener, More Efficient Transportation System

In 2012, Vancouver BC set a lofty transportation goal—for people to make more than 50% of their trips in the city by foot, bicycle, and public transit by 2020. In 2015, the city had already met its target.

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Explore British Columbia’s Arts & Culture

Explore British Columbia’s vibrant arts and cultural scene and thriving artisan communities.

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Reflect

In a New TED Talk, Al Gore Explains Why He’s Optimistic About Climate Change

The former vice president poses three questions: Do we have to change? Can we change? Will we change? His answer to all three is a resounding YES.

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Reflect

The Sanctity of Craft

In this elegant portraiture of Steve Pelman, owner of Samson Wardrobes in Vancouver, BC, we reflect on the sanctity of craft, the importance of details, and resilience.

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Vancouver First Major City in North America to Approve 100% Renewable Energy Strategy

Vancouver, BC’s city council approved a strategic plan this week to have 100% of its energy powered by renewables by 2050.

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The Wild Within: British Columbia

This video about British Columbia pairs breathtaking footage with thoughtful prose about our relationship to nature.

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Out of Control Rents? Thank Airbnb.

The company facilitates landlord conversion of entire rental buildings to de facto hotels.

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Sea Into the Future: New Interactive Map Shows Sea-Level Rise by Zip Code

A new interactive map brings the reality of sea-level rise home.

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How Should Cities Promote Sustainable Consumption? Join Upcoming Webinar

What role should cities play in promoting sustainable consumption? Join a free webinar hosted by West Coast Climate & Materials Management Forum.

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Get Ready for Women’s World Cup Soccer 2015 in Vancouver — Left Coast Road Trip?

Canada hosts the quadrennial event in cities across the country, including the northernmost Left Coast metropolis of Vancouver, BC. Are you thinking road trip?