Geordon Omand

Geordon Omand is a journalist with The Canadian Press.

Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate amphibians

An environmentalist is alleging that the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from an area near the planned Site C Dam.

Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal

The recommendations include discouraging rapid detoxification as a remedy and encouraging the use of overdose-reversing drug naloxone as a first-line treatment, rather than methadone.

B.C. whale-watching company says capsizing that killed 6 people was 'act of God'

The deadly capsizing of a whale−watching vessel off Vancouver Island last year could not have been reasonably predicted nor prevented, says the owner of a tour operator.