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Vancouver, BC – Today, in a multi-city action, locked out Hilton Metrotown workers and their supporters across the country urged South Korea’s Ambassador to Canada to intervene in the growing dispute with a Seoul-based hotel owner.  The workers, who have been locked out for over 100 days, called on South Korea’s Ambassador, Keung Ryong Chang, to engage members of the prominent and politically connected family that owns DSDL Co., the owner of Hilton Metrotown.  

Jenny Uechi
Stock photo of solar power installation from Unsplash

The first time I read about  “Carbon Buster,” the solar farm Peter Nix built in 2016, I was delighted. Nix, a retired environmental consultant, in the sunny southern region of B.C.'s Cowichan Valley, spoke with pride about the potential of solar power. And it was just the beginning of the National Observer's efforts to feature ordinary people becoming climate heroes.

Ferris Jabr Photographs by Brendan George Ko
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This is a longish read, but it's a wonderful story of scientific discovery, which some of you may already know about. - Gene McGuckin


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July 29, 2021

The completion of the controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline could be delayed if TC Energy can’t resolve an ongoing dispute with LNG Canada over project costs, the Calgary-based company said Thursday.

Hallie Golden
 Red lesions and white fungus on the salmons’ bodies are the result of high water temperatures and stress. Photograph: Conrad Gowell/Courtesy of Columbia Riverkeeper

July 27, 2021

A conservation group recorded the video after a heatwave in the Pacific north-west on a day when water temperatures breached 70F

Salmon in the Columbia River were exposed to unlivable water temperatures that caused them to break out in angry red lesions and white fungus in the wake of the Pacific north-west’s record-shattering heatwave, according to a conservation group that has documented the disturbing sight.

On the Coast - CBC Radio
Seth Klein
Seth Klein is the author of A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency. He is also the team lead and director of strategy with the David Suzuki Institute's Climate Emergency Unit.
Aired: July 26, 2021
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