Richard Palberg

28,412 Flips | 1 Magazine | 313 Likes | 5 Following | 1,963 Followers | @KaiCable | I am the principal for PalbergWERX Creative Direction in Vancouver, Canada. I'm passionate about global social issues as well as design and creativity. www.palberwerx.com 604-356-1144

Saying NO to Site C

BC Hydro is just now releasing details of a recent meteorite strike at the Site C Dam project in northern BC near the town of Fort St. John. No …

Earth Science

Trans Mountain sediment issues persist on Burnaby Mountain: environmentalist

A Burnaby environmentalist is once again calling on regulators to crack down on Trans Mountain for polluting a Burnaby Mountain creek with …

Kinder Morgan

What the Trans Mountain Pipeline Battle Is Really About

My partner, a Nova Scotian, likes to tease me and my family about what he defines as our Alberta advantage: a supply of gas so plentiful that it’s …

Canada

Everything you need to know about Swoop, Canada's latest ultra-low cost carrier

Swoop, WestJet’s discount flying brand, will take to the skies for the first time on Wednesday, June 20. Like the no-frills carriers that have come …

Flying

Shocking video surfaces of Abbotsford woman later presumed dead in Peru

“She’s speaking out from the grave to tell her story.”That’s how Abbotsford mother Kathy Kasatkin described a recently released video of the daughter …

Crime

All-female team proud to 'Sail Like a Girl' in gruelling Race to Alaska

The eight women on the team called First Federal's Sail Like a Girl plan to rely on their creativity, skill and maybe a bit of duct tape to finish …

Sailing

Indigenous protesters in Washington state declare Trans Mountain won't be built

Cedar George-Parker remembers the moment he decided to devote his life to defending Indigenous people and their traditional territories. It was the …

Canada

It's wild salmon health vs. money and jobs as B.C.'s fish farm fight comes to a head

The salty fresh scent of the Pacific Ocean hangs in the air as a boat slices through the waters off northern Vancouver Island.<p>Some of the best …

Aquaculture

This Wealthy Tycoon is Behind a New Shadowy Group Running Ads Attacking Electoral Reform in BC

BC’s referendum on electoral reform isn’t even officially underway, but interests linked to big corporations and the BC Liberals are already working …

Canada

Luxury developer Westbank strikes back at criticism over its Chinese website that markets “unlimited” purchases to the rich | The Star

VANCOUVER—Luxury property developer Westbank is denying accusations that its Chinese website was shut down, a platform that drew sharp criticism for …

Canadian Real Estate

Caitlyn Vernon: Time to stop dangerous wishful thinking about LNG Canada’s climate impacts

With the debate over the Trans Mountain Pipeline and tankers project at fever pitch, another project with enormous climate impacts is slipping under …

Fossil Fuels

B.C. spending millions to upgrade Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

B.C. is going to spend $6 million to help upgrade the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.<p>A statement said the Next Gallery Project will bring more …

Art

From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles

Beer brewed with marijuana, baking mixes concocted to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil and good, old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian …

Cannabis

Big data, bright future: new tech centre aims to revitalize former B.C. mill town

The community of Canal Flats in the East Kootenay is replacing industrial jobs with technological ones.<p>The new Columbia Lake Technology Centre will …

Western Canada

Two-spirit erotic fiction shows personal is political

Even though Daniel Heath Justice is co-editor of one of the first published literary collections of two-spirit erotic writing, the author and …

British Columbia

The consumer debt that goes poof when you die

For Canadians with mounting consumer debt, it may be useful to know that when you die, your surviving family members won't be required to pay unpaid …

Personal Finance

Coldwater Indian Band alleges someone 'tampered' with Kinder Morgan report

The Coldwater Indian Band alleges that someone tampered with evidence submitted by Kinder Morgan to Canada’s pipeline regulator to avoid a costly …

Canada

What's Inside the Towers on the Burrard Street Bridge?

What’s Inside the Towers on the Burrard Street Bridge?<p>"They were not designed as affordable waterfront bachelor suites."<p>June 12, 2018<p>By Stacey …

Trespassing

West Coast Modern Architecture

<i>There is a chapter in Sensational Vancouver called West Coast Modern which explains the connections between artists and architects and the West Coast</i> …

Architecture

Ben Parfitt: British Columbians shortchanged billions from fossil fuel industry revenues

Earlier this year, Premier John Horgan announced that the British Columbia government was prepared to offer billions of dollars in tax breaks to …

Fossil Fuels

Years after Olympic Village default and CoV $1 billion debt release, Millennium now builds a 46 storey tower in Burnaby

Millennium is active again.Was Millennium truly broke after the 2010 Winter Olympics? The Millennium name and logo appear prominently on the site of …

Olympic Village

Release: Help Shape the Courtyard – Open Call for Submissions

Do you have ideas to turn the empty space at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Courtyard into a vibrant, safe, desired public space, where locals and …

Live Music

White House Says ‘Be Best’ Is As Correct Grammatically As Separating Families Is Morally

If this is excellence you can fucking keep it.In their relentless search for firsts, the United States has today admitted that the 2,000 children …

Sarah Sanders

Migrant workers celebrate Father’s Day far from home and their children | The Star

VANCOUVER—This Sunday, migrant farm workers will gather in Surrey for a celebration of fatherhood — despite their children being hundreds of miles …

Migrant Workers

Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival Marks A Decade of Provocative and Innovative Programming

Image from PROX:IMITY RE:MIX with MACHiNENOiSY (June 25-26, 2018)For its tenth year, the <b>Queer Arts Festival (QAF)</b> will be a showcasing an array of …

Online Life

Crown Counsel files appeal against Richmond driver’s acquittal following fatal crash

Crown Counsel has decided to appeal the acquittal of a Richmond driver who caused a fatal crash - a few days after a petition was launched by the …

Dangerous Driving

YVR breaks ground on expansion projects which will include an indoor forest

As one of North America’s fastest growing airports, Vancouver International Airport has its eye set on 75 major expansion projects over the next 20 …

Vancouver

Here’s how to pair beer with food and become the hero you were destined to be

Company’s coming, dinner’s almost ready, but you forgot to pop out to the liquor store to grab a bottle of wine. Obviously, you have a fridge stocked …

North Africa

Former park board candidate wants to know which "moron" authorized early-morning jackhammering by hospital

Charlie SmithToday, my Twitter feed has been lighting up about construction noise.The jackhammering began around 3 a.m. outside Vancouver General …

General Hospital

Dozens of 'optimistic' volunteers resume search for 3 missing boaters near Tofino

Dozens of volunteers have resumed the search for three missing people off the coast of Vancouver Island.<p>The boaters disappeared when a small boat …

Western Canada