A new underground water tunnel connects North Shore reservoirs to communities south of the Fraser. Learn how this ambitious project has improved our drinking water delivery now and into the future. This documentary project incorporated video shot over the course of the project, following the construction activities as a high-tech
Hotter temperatures are a familiar symptom of climate change. Another is extreme precipitation – intense bouts of heavy rainfall that can damage private homes AND civic infrastructure. In North Vancouver, community workshops help the public understand the challenges municipalities face with issues such as extreme weather and offer a chance to collaborate on potential solutions.
Another of those gigs where you get paid to attend something informative and inspiring. This time in Surrey, for the launch of their Surrey Steps Up program. Attendees were treated to an overview of Surrey’s ambitious plans for directing future growth to the year 2050 in a presentation (pdf) from Don
Freelancing. Some days you sit at a computer. Other days you get to be outside by a river and watch salmon head upstream.
Diverting garbage from the landfill to an incinerator is a controversial topic. Critics say that it fosters a dependency on generating waste to generate power and revenue. Advocates believe that it’s a necessary compromise in a society where recycling and re-use options remain limited to certain categories of waste. If
Back in June, I posted about John McTaggart and his attempt to go coast to coast across the southern U.S. with the Pterosail, a pedal, sail, and electric-assist powered recumbent trike. Well, he’s done it! Check out this innovative machine and highlights of his journey in this 5 minute Youtube
Threw away my vote today. If you think that voting on principle, rather than probability of victory, is wasting your ballot. It felt grand. Tossed it aside the same way a cigarette smoker casually grinds out their butt and walks away from that tiny tube of non-biodegradable whatever that cigarette