The Canadian Press

Prince William, Kate and family

Canoeing, fishing planned as Royal Tour heads to coastal islands of Haida Gwaii

First Nations art and a coastal fishing trip are on the itinerary for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they spend their final full day in Canada at the remote West Coast archipelago of Haida...

Too many grizzly bears seeking berries dying in British Columbia: study

A study suggests hungry grizzly bears drawn to bountiful berry crops in southeastern British Columbia are dying in disturbing numbers. The fruit the grizzlies want to eat is in the same Elk Valley...

William and Kate to visit vineyard, university on Okanagan leg of royal tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit a university and get a taste of British Columbia's culinary scene Tuesday on their visit to Kelowna, B.C. William and Kate will begin the next leg of...

Prince William and Kate to meet with First Nations, tour Central Coast region

Prince William and his wife Kate will be surrounded by British Columbia's natural beauty and experience indigenous culture on Monday with a trip to pristine rainforest in the Central Coast region....

Saskatchewan, B.C., toughen deposit requirements for cleanup of oil and gas wells

Companies buying energy assets in Saskatchewan and British Columbia are facing higher deposit costs for environmental remediation after a precedent-setting court case in Alberta that dealt with...

B.C. numbers show drops in foreign property buyers since targeted tax

Property purchase data released today by British Columbia's Finance Ministry indicates a stampede by prospective foreign buyers to avoid paying a 15 per cent tax in the days before the Aug. 2...

Vacation over for pair of grizzlies caught on remote island in B.C.

A nearly week-long holiday of swimming and munching on berries has come to an end for two grizzly bears that have been caught on a tiny island just off the north-east tip of Vancouver Island. Village...

Advocacy group calls for body cameras after police-dog mauls bystander

A legal advocacy group in British Columbia is demanding that dog handlers with the Vancouver Police Department wear body cameras after a bystander was mauled earlier this week. Doug King of Pivot...

Lawsuit seeks class action to halt B.C.'s 15 per cent tax on foreign purchasers

Foreign home buyers forced to pay a new levy imposed by the British Columbia government are fighting for their money back and to have the fee declared invalid through a proposed class-action lawsuit...
BC Premier Christy Clark

B.C., Washington state tout tech ties as politicians ready for re-election bids

The heads of British Columbia and Washington state say investing in an innovation corridor between the two jurisdictions will bolster state-of-the-art research efforts, which they predict will one...