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Bill McKibben and James Hansen urge Port Metro Vancouver to reconsider coal export plans

November 28, 2012

Prominent climate-change activists and advocates Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein, and James Hansen have signed an open letter asking Port Metro Vancouver to delay and “seriously reconsider” two proposals to increase coal exports. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Vancouver activists make a peaceful “housing stand”

November 23, 2012

The northeast corner of Moberly Road and Sixth Avenue is a familiar spot for Vancouverite Rider Cooey. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Pot activists say B.C. could rake in billions if green was spent on legal grass

November 21, 2012
Pot activists say B.C. could rake in billions if green was spent on legal grass

VANCOUVER – It’s a bounty that almost does grow on trees. Global TV BC News

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New study highlights benefits of legalizing marijuana

November 21, 2012

BC’s pot activists are using a new study to highlight the benefits of legalizing pot. The current retail value of weed sold in BC is an estimated half a billion dollars a year. News1130: Recent News Articles

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UBC organizers of Transgender Day of Remembrance event respond to activist’s criticism

November 20, 2012

The cochair of Pride UBC is disappointed that one of the three groups planning a campus event to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance has pulled out. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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