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Former seniors care facility in Victoria to become housing for the homeless

The purchase comes as the province heads to B.C. Supreme Court in its second attempt to evict the 80 to 100 people who have been camping on the grounds of the Victoria courthouse since last year.
Protest sign in Peace River valley area. Canadian Press photo

Peace Valley group appeals fail to quash Site C dam

The court ruled that the minister had the discretionary power to issue environmental approval.
Kelowna wildfire, July 2015. Canadian Press photo

Premier Clark fears raging wildfires new norm, blames climate change

Prime Minister Harper is expected to join Clark in her home riding of Kelowna this afternoon.
Fishing photo by Heath Alseike/Creative Commons

Province clamps down on recreational fishing due to suffering fish stocks

Increased water temperatures and low water levels has moved the B.C. government to ban angling in many areas of the province.

Robyn Allan urges premier to take back B.C.'s right to review Kinder Morgan expansion

Economist and former ICBC CEO Robyn Allan challenged the B.C. government to announce its own review process of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline. Allan — one of Canada's most prominent...

COPE 378's David Black readies for battle with province over labour negotiations

With the province negotiating 250,000 job contracts with several unions in 2012, COPE 378 president David Black speaks about the coming fight, the age of austerity and today's labour movement.