British Columbia

Golden view and taste from the Okanagan-Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

A taste of the Okanagan – Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

ChefmeetsGrape: an evening fête with BC VQA wine featuring Ocean Wise local food

Where can you find delicious Ocean Wise oysters to pair with hard-to-find Road 13 sparkling Chenin Blanc in a gorgeous room with other BC VQA Vintners and notable local restaurants? At the 7th Annual...

Spectacular beachfront comfort at Ocean Village Resort in Tofino, B.C.

After the summer crowds clear out, Ocean Village in Tofino is a wonderful place to go for a kicked-back weekend with the kids, romance, surfing, or all of the above...

British Columbians urged to pipe up about Enbridge Northern Gateway project

British Columbians have a crucial opporutnity to speak up about the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, says Victoria-based environmental group Dogwood Initiative.  "This is about...

ChefmeetsGrape - a celebration of BC VQA wine

Sip BC VQA wine, savour food from top restaurants and mingle at ChefmeetsGrape on September 15, 2011, benefiting the Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Wise program.

Failure to engage public led to HST disaster

In 2009, then-radio-host Christy Clark said, “people are sick to death of the way our political system operates. People tell me … they’re tired of electing politicians who ignore what their...

B.C. votes 55% to axe HST

The vote is in, and British Columbians have chosen to nix the HST. "Yes" votes were 55 per cent, beating out the "No" votes to keep the HST. The results of the binding province-wide referendum would...

After the nuclear meltdown: inside post-Fukushima Daiichi Japan

"If I had a choice between vegetables from around Fukushima or from down south in Kyushu, I'd honestly buy from Kyushu." After Fukushima, the view from Japan.

Stock market volatility has B.C. businesses on edge

The recent downturn in US and global stock markets has Canadian economists worried. This recent economic crisis, which originally ensued from the US losing its AAA credit rating from S&P, raises...

British-based organization rules B.C.'s pink salmon fishery sustainable

Ruling a major boost for marketing efforts.