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'It is our Standing Rock:' First Nations announce legal actions against feds, Kinder Morgan

'It is our Standing Rock:' First Nations announce legal actions against feds, Kinder Morgan | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Three First Nations have announced they're taking legal action challenging the federal government's approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
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City of Vancouver says it’s not responsible for recycling backlog

City of Vancouver says it’s not responsible for recycling backlog | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
The city of Vancouver says it's working with the private company responsible for recycling pickup to clea
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Vancouver Throws Out So Many Chopsticks, They Now End Up As Furniture

Vancouver Throws Out So Many Chopsticks, They Now End Up As Furniture | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
“We’re creating something beautiful that is completely new...”
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Kale at a crossroads: small farms in Lower Mainland struggle with cold snap

Kale at a crossroads: small farms in Lower Mainland struggle with cold snap | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Small farms growing winter vegetables in the Lower Mainland are holding out for warmer weather to see if the cold snap has ruined their crops.
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Thermal imaging workshops to aid energy-conscious Vancouver homeowners

Thermal imaging workshops to aid energy-conscious Vancouver homeowners | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
The City of Vancouver is holding workshops this week to explain how a neighbourhood thermal imaging project could help homeowners reduce energy loss from their homes.
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B.C. grants Trans Mountain pipeline environmental approval

B.C. grants Trans Mountain pipeline environmental approval | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
British Columbia has granted environmental approval to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
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December 2016: Experiential Hands-on Learning Fostering Food Literacy - Farm to School BC

December 2016: Experiential Hands-on Learning Fostering Food Literacy - Farm to School BC | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Winter’s upon us! As the seasons change, so do the types Farm to School activities taking place in the Vancouver Area; but the winter chill isn’t slowing anyone down. While schools may be putting their gardens to bed, hands-on learning through food production and preparation happens year-round. Experiential hands-on learning is an important element of …
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How Vancouver got half of its citizens out of their cars

How Vancouver got half of its citizens out of their cars | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Vancouver residents now take an incredible 50 percent of their trips by walking, biking, and riding transit.
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'Our waters are sick': First Nations youth raise money for 'peaceful' protests against pipelines

'Our waters are sick': First Nations youth raise money for 'peaceful' protests against pipelines | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to green-light the Trans Mountain pipeline has prompted First Nations youth to launch a "water protector fund" to raise money for cross-country protests to stop its construction.
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Vancouver's Mobi bike-share system partners with Shaw

Vancouver's Mobi bike-share system partners with Shaw | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Corporate branding and free wireless Internet are coming to Vancouver's Mobi bike-share system, courtesy of a sponsorship deal with Shaw. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson announced the five-year partnership with Shaw on Tuesday.
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This holiday season give the gift of a safe and connected Metro Vancouver | HUB: Your Cycling Connection

This holiday season give the gift of a safe and connected Metro Vancouver | HUB: Your Cycling Connection | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
RT @WeAreHub: Looking for the perfect #Present for the #bike lover in your life? Give the gift of better biking! https://t.co/9xfQrDnHUx
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Richmond compost odours not a health hazard, says chief medical health officer

Richmond compost odours not a health hazard, says chief medical health officer | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
However, Dr. Patricia Daly said in a letter the odours are affecting residents' quality of life and even causing some physical discomfort.
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Electric bikes leading a quiet revolution on Vancouver streets

Electric bikes leading a quiet revolution on Vancouver streets | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Electric bikes leading a quiet revolution on Vancouver streets
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Tiny-house movement gets big push forward in Vancouver campaign

Tiny-house movement gets big push forward in Vancouver campaign | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
The B.C. Tiny House Collective is promoting research into bylaw and zoning changes that would make small, portable houses legal
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Despite Provincial Permits "Kinder Morgan Pipeline Will Never be Built" Tsleil-Waututh Nation Representative

Despite Provincial Permits "Kinder Morgan Pipeline Will Never be Built" Tsleil-Waututh Nation Representative | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Despite Provincial Permits "Kinder Morgan Pipeline Will Never be Built" Tsleil-Waututh Nation Representative
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B.C. company kick-starts scooter-sharing service

B.C. company kick-starts scooter-sharing service | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Vancouver’s Loopshare seeks to make inroads in city market
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Car ownership declining in City of Vancouver

Car ownership declining in City of Vancouver | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Rising costs, shrinking parking access helping increase market for alternatives
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Surrey group recycles nearly 20 tonnes of trash from Vancouver Island beaches

Surrey group recycles nearly 20 tonnes of trash from Vancouver Island beaches | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
“What it’s really coming down to is our consumption habits of plastic and how we dispose of that plastic is really affecting our local communities as well as our global communities.”
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Where to recycle your Christmas tree in B.C. in 2017

Where to recycle your Christmas tree in B.C. in 2017 | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Here is a list of tree-chipping services in B.C. for 2017
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Vancouver’s TransLink Opens New Tracks, Plans More | 2016-12-12 | ENR

Vancouver’s TransLink Opens New Tracks, Plans More | 2016-12-12 | ENR | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Vancouver, B.C.’s TransLink SkyTrain light rail system added 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) of track this month while announcing planning will start soon on yet another addition to the system. By opening an extension to the Evergreen Line, Metro Vancouver’s SkyTrain, operated by TransLink, claims to have taken on the title of the world’s longest fully automated and driverless rapid transit system. The $1.4 billion project was delivered between $70 million and $85 million under the budget set in 2008 and will carry 70,000 riders per . . .
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Vancouver Park Board heralds new community centres deal

Vancouver Park Board heralds new community centres deal | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
Not so fast, says a group of 15 volunteer community associations to the Vancouver Park Board. The majority of the groups that operate Vancouver’s 22 recreation centres say the NPA-majority board. . .
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How Vancouver Became North America's Car-Free Capital

How Vancouver Became North America's Car-Free Capital | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
The city hit a 50 percent “active transit” target, 5 years ahead of schedule. A short film shows how they did it.
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New deal announced between Vancouver park board and community centre associations

New deal announced between Vancouver park board and community centre associations | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
The Vancouver park board has unveiled a new proposed joint-operating agreement that lays out its relationship with the 20 associations that run 21 of the city's community centres for the next 15 years.
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Fisheries investigation after second deadly whale entanglement in B.C. waters

Fisheries investigation after second deadly whale entanglement in B.C. waters | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
VANCOUVER -- A necropsy has been completed on the latest humpback whale to be killed from being trapped underwater by fish-farm equipment off the British Columbia coast.
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Compost facility 'disappointed' with Richmond's plan to divert organic waste

Compost facility 'disappointed' with Richmond's plan to divert organic waste | Discovery Project | Scoop.it
On Jan. 1 Richmond will divert all organic waste from its multi-family program to another facility because of odour issues at Harvest Power.
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