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A Vaccine For HIV?  Clinical Trial Successful

Story contains video Source: Huffington Post, Wed September 04, 2013
A vaccine to prevent HIV has aced clinical testing, according to Canadian researchers.

Canada’s crime rate lowest since 1972

Story contains video Source: CBC News, Sat July 27, 2013
Canada's police services are once again reporting fewer crimes, a continuing trend that has cut the national crime rate to its lowest level since 1972.

City of Vancouver proclaims country’s first Meatless Monday

Source: CTV News, Wed June 12, 2013
Vancouver has become the first city in Canada to embrace 'Meatless Monday,' encouraging residents to forego meat for one day a week for the sake of the planet and their health.

Canada introduces new rules to curb future vehicle emissions

Source: CTV, Wed November 28, 2012
OTTAWA -- On the eve of global climate talks that will put Canada's contentious policies under the microscope, Ottawa has introduced its next set of rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks.

Another city in BC bans shark fins

Source: Peace Arch News, Mon November 05, 2012
The sale, possession and distribution of shark fin is officially banned in White Rock.

Vancouver council makes ‘historic’ move toward shark fin ban

Source: Vancouver Sun, Mon September 24, 2012
The City of Vancouver, BC will work with neighbouring municipalities to develop a ban on the sale of shark-fin products, mayor and council agreed Tuesday.

Nanaimo latest B.C. municipality to ban shark fin

Story contains video Source: The Province, Tue August 14, 2012
B.C.’s anti-shark fin movement is gaining momentum as Nanaimo becomes the newest municipality to become fin-free.

Quebecers cut plastic bag use in half

Source: CBC, Tue July 24, 2012
Quebecers cut their plastic bag use by more than half in three years, Environment Minister Pierre Arcand said on Monday.

City council votes 13-2 to ban sale, possession of shark fins

Story contains video Source: Calgary Herald, Wed July 18, 2012
Shark fin soup has been called pricey, extravagant and flavourless. This October, it will become illegal in Calgary.

Shark fin ban gains momentum in Metro cities

Source: North Shore Outlook, Fri June 29, 2012
A campaign to stamp out the use of shark fins by Chinese restaurants is quickly gaining steam across Metro Vancouver.

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