Tom Fletcher

Alaska sits in judgment of B.C.

Home of North America's largest oilfield and the source of daily crude tankers down the B.C. coast, Alaska has mining too

B.C. seeks mining agreement with Alaska

Northwest B.C. mine projects on major salmon rivers that flow into the Alaska panhandle

Dix vows to stop B.C. log exports

NDP leader Adrian Dix plans to take "immediate steps" as premier to…

Election 2015: Politicians pitch to parents

Conservatives, Liberals, NDP and Greens all offering generous support to parents to help with child care costs

B.C. seeks to calm mining worries in Alaska

Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett meets with tourism and fishing industries in wake of Mount Polley dam failure

Cold adds risk as drug overdoses soar

People using opioid drugs alone have little time to react to overdose, 128 deaths across B.C. in November alone

Appeal court stays order to reorganize schools

Education minister says there will be a "stable environment" for schools next fall while the court battle with teachers drags on

UPDATED: BCTF calls vote on B.C. bargaining

The B.C. Teachers' Federation is holding a member vote this week, seeking a mandate to reject "government interference"

B.C. VIEWS: Time to enrich poverty debate

VICTORIA – A couple of readers responded indignantly to this column’s recent…

Mayne joins Abbott’s bid for leadership

VICTORIA – Former Parksville mayor Ed Mayne abandoned his long-shot bid for the…

B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal, 86 per cent in favour (with VIDEO)

Most school districts will be up and running on Monday, BCTF president Jim Iker says after members back his recommendation

B.C. eyes mobile gambling apps

Trying to maintain market share in rapidly evolving gambling business, B.C. Lottery Corporation is looking at expanding its online games and tickets to mobile phones and tablets.

B.C. VIEWS: Seeing the forest and the trees

British company buying up farms to plant trees says it's looking at pine beetle regions as a carbon offset instead

Cities want authority to break car windows

Only police and SPCA constables have authority to enter cars or other private property to free an overheated dog

B.C. jobs plan bumps into reality

Premier Christy Clark's " to B.C. Jobs Plan" took some hits as she was finishing her week-long publicity tour to roll it out. But the serious damage wasn’t from her political opponents on the left and right.

B.C. VIEWS: Inconvenient truths of climate change

Justin Trudeau declared climate hero for showing up, best case greenhouse gas scenario is a tiny temperature reduction by 2100

B.C.’s forest fire bills piling up

The B.C. government is currently spending $3.5 million a day to fight forest fires around the province

Former NHLer Niedermayer backs anti-Jumbo resort group

Retired hockey star Scott Niedermayer joins a local aboriginal group to press for rejection of Jumbo Glacier Resort.

Men fined for feeding black bear near Tofino

Fine of $345 for men who posted video after giving bear rice cakes, campers warned about danger of attracting bears

NDP wants gas drilling rules tightened

NDP critics want to tighten the rules and take a close look at the environmental effects of the newest form of deep drilling.