The Canadian Press

Fisheries investigation after second deadly whale entanglement in B.C. waters

A necropsy has been completed on the latest humpback whale to drown while trapped underwater by fish-farm equipment off the British Columbia coast. Fisheries experts say it could take much longer to...

Alberta's Notley to head to B.C. to sell merits of Trans Mountain pipeline

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she will head to British Columbia as early as next week to make the case for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Environment advocates, First Nations groups and...

Clark says Ottawa close to meeting B.C.'s five pipeline conditions

Premier Christy Clark says the federal government is close to meeting the B.C. government's five conditions for its approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Clark says her government is still working...

NDP promises to end trophy hunt for grizzly bears in B.C. if elected in May

British Columbia's New Democrats are promising to ban trophy hunting for grizzly bears in the province. But NDP Leader John Horgan stopped short of an outright prohibition on the hunt, saying the...

Tonnes of trash from Vancouver Island beaches avoids landfill: Living Oceans

An environmental group says it has recycled almost three quarters of the tonnes of garbage scavenged this year from the beaches of Vancouver Island's west coast. Living Oceans says just 11.2 tonnes...
Vancouver Aquarium, beluga whale, Aurora

Ailing Vancouver Aquarium beluga stumps vets following death of another whale

The only remaining beluga whale at the Vancouver Aquarium is under round-the-clock observation, exhibiting the same symptoms as another beluga that died suddenly on Wednesday. Aquarium officials say...

Prominent writers sign letter demanding probe of UBC firing of Steven Galloway

Margaret Atwood, Yann Martel and Madeleine Thien are among the names of prominent Canadian authors attached to an open letter demanding an external investigation of the University of British Columbia...

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales hit record last month

The number of homes sold throughout the country last month hit a record for October, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Tuesday. There were 42,473 residential properties sold last month...

First Nation says sunken tug expected to be lifted from B.C. waters today

A sunken tug on British Columbia's central coast could finally be lifted from the waters west of Bella Bella. An incident report issued Sunday by the tug's owner and provincial, federal and First...
Kinder Morgan Canada President, Ian Anderson

Kinder Morgan president backs off previous climate change remarks

The president of the company behind the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal is backing off earlier remarks suggesting he's unsure humans are contributing to climate change. Ian Anderson told...