The Canadian Press

John Phare, Old Sechelt Mine blaze, B.C. wildfires, Medal of Good Citizenship

Man who died fighting B.C. wildfire receives unprecedented provincial honour

Sixty-year-old John Phare died fighting Old Sechelt Mine blaze, and is the first person to receive the B.C. Medal of Good Citizenship.
Corky, sea otter, Vancouver Aquarium, marine life, English Bay, Vancouver

Historic operation saves Vancouver Aquarium sea otter

Corky was sick and bloated, but a special operation saved his life.

Crash complicates Canadian tour of country singer Jason Aldean

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Country star Jason Aldean might be mulling a new hit single about a truck and a cowboy singing the blues, but if he records it, the song won't be fictional. Aldean's 2015 Burn It...

Federal government defends Northern Gateway approval at court hearing

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government is asking the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold its controversial decision to approve the Northern Gateway pipeline project. First Nations, environmental groups...

B.C. wife, husband "stuck" after IRA-related refugee claim turned down

British ex-soldier is main caregiver for his disabled wife and cannot afford a plane ticket home - but Elizabeth May has stepped in to figh their corner.

Producers of dried medical pot awaiting approval to sell now-legal cannabis oils

12 of Canada's 25 medicinal pot producers seeking expanded licences to produce and market cannabis oils and/or fresh marijuana buds and leaves.

Few pregnancy deaths but maternal health challenges remain: report

"Our world has an unfinished agenda in women's reproductive health," says one doctor.

Panel should have considered whales when it reviewed pipeline proposal: lawyer

Review panel's failure to consider Canada's official recovery strategy for humpback whales negated the federal government's approval, says lawyer.

Dramatic cougar chase in Victoria ends with big cat felled by tranquilizer dart

Cougar evaded capture since Sunday night, but was finally chased down by tracker dogs and tranquilized by conservation oficers.

Vancouver mayor gets U.S. State Department invite to talk climate change action

Mayor Roberston decries Canada's lack of action ahead of Paris talks as a "great disappointment."