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A fracking operation in B.C. owned by Petronas is blamed for the largest earthqu

4.6-magnitude quake linked to B.C. fracking operation owned by Petronas

Fracking has caused nearly 200 seismic events in an area stretching from the B.C.-Alberta boundary near Dawson Creek to the B.C. Rocky Mountain foothills, according to a report.
 UBC's John Montalbano and Arvind Gupta

UBC board chair to leave post temporarily during investigation

Faculty members had been calling for his resignation since UBC president Arvind Gupta quit earlier this month.
Lawyers for Trinity Western University are in Vancouver court this week. CP

Christian law school fights B.C. law society's refusal to call grads to the bar

The cases pit religious freedoms against same-sex equality rights, with each side arguing discrimination.
Benjamin Perrin, former legal adviser to Harper. CP photo

DUFFY TRIAL: Former PMO lawyer bucks Harper on Senate residency rules

The Crown took Perrin through early PMO discussions around Duffy's contentious Senate expenses Thursday.
Pipeline expansion plan. Image from Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain tells NEB pipeline expansion is 'safe and viable option'

The company says it has reached 28 mutual benefits agreements with First Nations groups.
Bill C-51 protest in front of VAG. File photo by David Geselbracht

BC Civil Liberties joins fight for 'second-class' naturalized citizens' rights

The feds' Bill C-24 could impact millions of innocent Canadians, the civil rights coalition argues.
Aerial view of proposed Site C dam area; Treaty 8 in court in April (Twitter)

SITE C DAM: Two First Nations will suffer if old-growth forest are cleared — lawyer

Treaty 8 wants stop-work order for the clearing of the equivalent of 4,500 truckloads of timber along the south bank of the Peace River.

UBC chairman says he didn't threaten to pull professor's funding

VANCOUVER — A key player in a public battle about academic freedom at the University of British Columbia vows to remain chairman of the board of governors and says an outspoken critic...

Fire whips through wine country

OLIVER, B.C. — Twenty−nine homes have been confirmed lost in an immense wildfire in southeastern British Columbia, several days after the blaze sparked and forced hundreds from their homes. Alan...
Drake comments on killings at party

Drake breaks silence on deadly shooting

Canadian rapper Drake has broken his silence on a deadly shooting at an official after−party for his music festival OVO Fest 10 days ago. In a statement posted to his website, October’s Very Own,...