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Province scrambling to put together response team for Haida Gwaii, says Vancouver-West End MLA

With the Simushir still without power and drifting closer to the coast of Haida Gwaii, the Ministry of Environment is looking for alternate methods to provide assistance.

BC man’s death marks first enterovirus-linked fatality in Canada

A young BC man dies after contracting Enterovirus D68, marking the first Canadian fatality from the illness, BCCDC confirms.

A trio of SFU researchers secures $2.4 million in new funding as Canada Research Chairs

Three SFU researchers attain $2.4 million in new funding as Canada Research Chairs, Minister of State Ed Holder announced.

Province will review Vancouver's solid waste management after public concern of Bylaw proposal

The Province will review Metro Vancouver's solid waste management plan to determine the most-effective way to achieve waste diversion in the region, according to a Ministry of Environment.

Fish moving into the Arctic and Antarctic waters at a rate of 26 kilometres per decade, says UBC study

The changing temperatures will drive more fish into the Arctic and Antarctic waters resulting in a large quantity of fish disappearing from the tropics by 2050, a UBC study discovered.

Fifty-five organizations tell province Revised Societies Act harmful to non-profit groups

Fifty-six organizations have submitted a joint letter to the BC government raising concerns about the act.

Harper government announces plans to invest in seafood sector

The Canadian Pacific Kazunoko Association will receive $614,068 over three years to market "kazunoko", aka herring roe, to buyers in Japan, China and Taiwan.