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Proposed Sarita Bay LNG site

Alberta gas producer joins forces with B.C. LNG export project developer

A northwestern Alberta natural gas producer dismayed by Canada's "grossly oversupplied" gas market is investing in a company that has vowed to build a liquefied natural gas export terminal on...
Vancouver Public Library Central Branch

Sprinklers at Vancouver's library go off after shooting of 'Supergirl' TV series

Supergirl may be able to use her superpowers to solve problems on TV, but it was the show's crew and Vancouver firefighters who jumped into action when fire sprinklers went off at the city's main...

Quarterly report shows hot real estate market lifts B.C. budget into billions

British Columbia's sizzling real estate market helped to lift the provincial budget surplus to a expected $1.9 billion, more than $1.6 billion over the original estimate in February. Finance Minister...

Complicated, dangerous rescue frees young humpback on B.C.'s central coast

A young humpback whale is gouged and covered with bloody abrasions, but is expected to survive being snared in parts of unused marine equipment on British Columbia's central coast. Department of...
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National revenue minister asks CRA to investigate B.C. real estate speculators

The Globe and Mail reported over the weekend that some foreign investors allegedly profit in buying homes in B.C. while evading taxes.
Prince William, Kate and family coming to B.C. & Yukon

Prince William, Kate to bring children on upcoming Canada tour in B.C., Yukon

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are planning to bring their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte when they visit British Columbia and Yukon later this month. Full details of the visit have...
Gender neutral washroom signs

B.C. schools told to include sex orientation and gender ID in anti-bully plans

All schools in British Columbia will soon have to include specific protections for gay, lesbian and transgender students in their anti-bullying policies. Education Minister Mike Bernier announced at...
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, leader of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs leader blasts province at First Nations gathering

An annual gathering of First Nations leaders and British Columbia cabinet ministers got off to a thorny start on Wednesday when the leader of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs berated the provincial...
Seabus in Vancouver harbour

Spill response base planned for Vancouver harbour if Trans Mountain proceeds

Western Canada Marine Response Corp. says it's moving ahead with plans to build a new on-water spill response base in Vancouver harbour, even though the project will only proceed if the Trans...
Doctors perform surgery at a private medical clinic in Vancouver

Medicare on trial as private Vancouver clinic challenges coverage rules

A lawsuit that begins today in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver has the potential to fundamentally change the way Canadians access health care. Dr. Brian Day, who operates a private surgical centre in...