British Columbia

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

Ruling a major boost for marketing efforts.

The Oh Wells: a dash of Taylor Swift's songwriting combined with Juno's quirky charm

"I used to say “oh well” after every sentence ... and it kind of got into everyone's head [like a catchphrase]. I think it was 5 in the morning and we’re [The Oh Wells] like, "It should be 'the oh...

Keeping HST is better for British Columbia, these economists say

With the HST referendum currently underway, British Columbians have the option of voting either "No" to keep the revised HST in place, or "Yes" to return to the dual tax systems of the PST and GST. A...

Harper makes former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell special envoy to London

Shortly after resigning last fall as B.C.'s premier, Gordon Campbell will bounce back into politics as Stephen Harper's new envoy to Britain.

Beaming Harper greets caucus, but can internal wrangles be far off?

OTTAWA -- A healthy dose of post-election gloating, an injection of Canucks fever, and perhaps delirium from the lack of air conditioning on Parliament Hill made Wednesday's Conservative caucus...

B.C. boy who vanished 6 years ago is found when mother is arrested in U.S.

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- A British Columbia boy who was allegedly abducted by his mother more than six years ago has been found near Phoenix, Ariz. Valor Howell was three years old when he went missing...

Spring funk won't last; normal summer temperatures for Canada

TORONTO -- Mother Nature is planning to give Canadians a reprieve from the cool, soggy spring weather that's blanket most of the country -- she just might do it in unorthodox ways, the Weather...

Flooding fears in northern B.C. remain with evacuation orders, alerts

HOUSTON, B.C. -- Some residents of northern B.C. remain under evacuation orders due to the continued threat of flooding, while others are still being told to be ready to leave at a moment's notice....

B.C. residents in central Interior warned to get ready to evacuate

HOUSTON, B.C. -- The entire B.C. central interior District of Houston was placed on evacuation alert Saturday as rising waters on Buck Creek threatened to burst a dike. All residents and businesses...

Paging Western Canada

The Canadian political equilibrium has been seriously perturbed. Where will it settle? Two Party State? A renewed Liberal Party? Western Canada may hold the key.