BC

Penticton energy symposium heralds Age of Aquarius

A coterie of Okanagan grand parents spur their community to face the future by embracing clean energy.

B.C.'s health minister campaigns to raise legal smoking age to 21

British Columbia's health minister says he wants to see the province raise the legal smoking age to 21. Terry Lake said he's an ardent anti-smoker and believes the longer people are legally prevented...

B.C. offers five-year, interest-free down-payment loans to first-time buyers

British Columbia's government wants to help first-time homebuyers get into the market by offering interest-free and payment-free loans for the first five years.Premier Christy Clark says the...

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...

Liberals say yes to controversial Trans Mountain pipeline project in B.C.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is approving Kinder Morgan's proposal to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby, B.C. — a $6.8-billion project that has sparked...
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

B.C. ministry to expand Metis commission's role amid high-profile toddler case

British Columbia will expand the role of its Metis representative in the child welfare system, amid criticism of the province's plan to adopt a Metis toddler to non-aboriginal parents in Ontario. A...