British Columbia

Ottawa says orca protection part of $1.5 billion marine protection plan

The federal government says part of its $1.5 billion ocean protection plan includes new measures to protect British Columbia's endangered southern resident killer whales. North Vancouver MP Jonathan...

Tom Hanks on the run in Inferno and BC progress and tradition in Koneline

Also Demon updating a Jewish myth and Miss Hokusai explaining a Japanese icon

Royals urged by First Nations to push governments for reconciliation

First Nations leaders have urged the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to encourage the British Columbia and federal governments to take their issues seriously, marking the second straight day of the...

Home prices up two per cent in July, with Victoria and Toronto leading: Teranet

Strong price growth in some of Canada’s hottest housing markets helped lead to a two per cent national price increase in July, according to the latest Teranet−National Bank National Composite...

B.C. to change human rights code to protect transgendered people

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says the code will be changed to include "gender identity or expression" among the protected grounds its covers.

Illegal venomous snakes found in mail Canada Post distribution centre in B.C.

Three mountain pit vipers were inside a package destined for Manitoba.

Crews stand down in bog fire outside Vancouver, cause still being investigated

Delta Fire says the fire in Burns Bog is fully contained.

Blankets, not hoses, help some B.C. firefighters make unusual rescue

A bald eagle is recovering in B.C.’s North Okanagan region after four firefighters stepped up to save it.

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...
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