British Columbia

Heavy rains cause floods in northeastern B.C., damaging rail lines, bridges

Flooding has forced some residents out of their homes while leaving thousands of others in the dark as heavy rain washed out major roads and bridges, and damaged powerlines in northeastern British...

Charges laid against former B.C. employee in email deletion case

Charges of wilfully making false statements to mislead or attempting to mislead British Columbia’s privacy commissioner have been laid against a former provincial government employee. A...

Premier Clark announces completion of Great Bear Rainforest agreements this morning

Today, the B.C. government joined Indigenous leaders and representatives from environmental groups and the timber industry to announce the finalization of a 19-year effort to protect the Great Bear...
WesPac, Fraser River, British Columbia

B.C. wants feds to stay out of environmental assessment for Fraser River LNG project

'This is all going to impact one of the world's greatest salmon rivers in probably its most sensitive part,' says MP and fisheries and oceans critic Fin Donnelly.
English Bay oil spill, Tories, Harper government

Political leadership nowhere to be found in B.C.

A funny thing happened on April Fools' Day in West Vancouver at Gleneagles Golf Club. There was, you see, a protest with over 300 people, a full house and then some. The funny thing was that no...
Nicola Valley, Bio Solid Dumping, Sewage waste, Friends of Nicola Valley

First Nation supporters occupy premier's Kelowna office, demand end to sewage dumping

"It's a real bad smell. A stench [...] you wouldn't want to be near it," Lower Nicola Chief Aaron Sam said, of the biosolid dump site he said jeopardizes food sources for the people of the Nicola...
Stephen Harper, Canadian politics, Green Party, federal election, 2015 election

Time for change in Vancouver East, and in Ottawa

What would make Vancouver East matter more than ever in Ottawa? Voting Green. Here's why.
Stephen Harper and Canadian armed forces

Bill C-51 could be the biggest bait and switch Canada has ever seen: opinion

Bill C-51 may end up being the biggest bait and switch in the history of Canada.

Trophy hunters decimate bears in B.C. valley under "abysmal" policy

“We had a great relationship with all the bears and then someone came in and killed them all," says the owner of a lodge outside Vancouver.

Nineteen year battle over Great Bear Rainforest on brink of peace as momentous deadline approaches

In those early meetings, anger and tension blocked every attempt at progress. But over 19 years, enemies joined forces to try and save B.C.'s greatest natural treasure.