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Double Commute

Why the car is winning the commuter war—and what can be done to stop it

Commuting is a fact of life for just about anybody who works for a living. It’s also a key factor in the economic, environmental and emotional health of a community. We look at the true cost of commuting, how residents and businesses are reorienting themselves to face the new reality (including taking a rowboat to work!)—and what, if anything, transportation planners can do to get us out of our cars

Interactive graphic: how does your commute stack up with your neighbour's?

Find out how your commute time compares with other Metro Vancouver residents

Commuter Issue

Commuting in B.C.: an in-depth look

How commuting patterns are reshaping B.C.'s economy

Climate Change

How the new federal government is helping B.C. regain its green reputation

B.C. used to be a leader in climate-change policy, but in recent years protecting the environment has taken a back seat to resource development. Can a popular new prime minister spur the province to rebuild its green cred? 

I'm Right and You're an Idiot

Business events and books to check out in May

Things to do and read this month to nourish the corporate mind and soul

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The Single Most Costly Error Importers and Exporters Make

Peter Willson, CEO of Willson International, discusses what companies need to manage so they can reap the benefits of the free trade agreements 

Mayors ask feds to weigh in on Massey Tunnel replacement

Tunnel replacement encourages cars instead of transit-oriented development, says Metro board to environment minister

Woodfibre moves to the front of the LNG pack

Company expects to make final investment decision as early as this year

Seaspan CEO lashes out at rival shipbuilder's claim that it hasn't built "a single ship"

War of words continues around awarding of federal shipbuilding contracts

Province allows electric cars with any number of occupants in HOV lanes

Plus, Squamish Music Festival pulls the plug on 2016 and B.C. mining industry needs better government support 

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