The Canadian Press

Supreme Court agrees to hear B.C. native land case that predates Confederation

A British Columbia land-claims case that predates Confederation will be heard in the Supreme Court of Canada. The court agreed Thursday to hear the case of the Williams Lake Indian Band, which claims...
Actor Ryan Reynolds and cancer patient Connor McGrath

Ryan Reynolds pays birthday tribute to Newfoundland-born cancer victim

Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds penned an emotional online tribute to a Newfoundland-born cancer victim Sunday, honouring what would have been the boy's 14th birthday. Reynolds, who is from Vancouver,...

B.C.'s Clark urged to reject Kinder Morgan pipeline for failing key condition

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark is being challenged to reject Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal because it can never meet one of her five conditions to support oil...
Valerie Langer of ForestEthics Solutions

Great Bear Rainforest project earns environmental group $100,000 U.S. award

Three groups that were once labelled enemies of the province by a former British Columbia premier have been given a prestigious international award for their work in the Great Bear Rainforest. The...

Trio of lazy bruins in Kamloops, B.C., lounge in tree before returning to bush

Three laid-back black bears have wandered back into the bush in Kamloops, B.C., after spending a day lolling in a tree in that southern Interior city. Conservation officers took a wait-and-see...
Bing Thom, Vancouver-based architect

Renowned Vancouver-based architect Bing Thom dead at 75 from brain aneurysm

Bing Thom, a Vancouver-based architect whose unique work transformed communities around the world, has died at the age of 75. A statement from his wife Bonnie said Thom was in robust health but died...

Vancouver home sales plunge nearly 33% last month, real estate board says

Home sales in Metro Vancouver plunged by 32.6 per cent last month compared to the same month last year, the city's real estate board said Tuesday, a sign that one of the hottest real estate markets...

Vancouver Realtors warn of dramatic sales slump as September data expected

Real estate agents say home sales continued to fall dramatically in the Vancouver area last month and even hit a 10-year low in some neighbourhoods. Agents say the high-end detached home market is...

Royal visit makes Whitehorse inn 'world's most-popular three-star hotel'

A hotel in Yukon's capital is talking itself up as the "world's most popular three star hotel" after hosting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and getting worldwide attention. British media outlets...
Lelu Island, proposed site of Pacific NorthWest LNG facility

B.C. says Petronas is not considering sale of proposed LNG terminal

The British Columbia government says the main stakeholder in a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal is not considering selling its stake in the multibillion-dollar project. The Ministry of...