Tom Fletcher

B.C.'s annual Asia forest products trade delegation tours Longhua Wood Products factory in China in 2015.

B.C. plots strategy for wood products exports

Sales to China decline as Canada-US softwood lumber talks near deadline for possible US trade action

B.C.'s annual Asia forest products trade delegation tours Longhua Wood Products factory in China in 2015.
Guns

Guns seized, two arrested after explosive target practice

Handguns, assault rifle, machine pistol and silencer seized after explosive targets hit in Chilliwack Valley

Guns
Canada Post employees are in a legal strike position this week

B.C. prepares for possible postal disruption

Province has alternatives if Canada Post employees begin strike action

Canada Post employees are in a legal strike position this week
Premier Christy Clark meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Paris climate summit last year. Both have been accused of a lack of follow-up since then.

Tree planting, gas leaks next in climate plan

No increase for carbon tax, 2020 greenhouse gas reduction abandoned as forests, natural gas industry focus of efforts

Premier Christy Clark meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Paris climate summit last year. Both have been accused of a lack of follow-up since then.
Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm is sworn in by Lt. Governor Judith Guichon after being re-elected in 2013.

Prosecutor appointed in MLA Pat Pimm case

Peace River North MLA arrested, released after incident in Fort St. John, has resigned B.C. Liberal caucus for a second time

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm is sworn in by Lt. Governor Judith Guichon after being re-elected in 2013.
Project president Oberto Oberti designed Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.

B.C. approves Valemount glacier resort plan

Designer of Kicking Horse and Jumbo resorts gets approval to proceed with $175 million project east of Prince George

Project president Oberto Oberti designed Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the proposed Jumbo Glacier Resort.
A totally spontaneous expression of gratitude breaks out for Premier Christy Clark and Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes at the Quesnel rodeo after a rural school fund was announced in June.

BC VIEWS: Premier Red Green’s fast fixes

Premier Christy Clark has pulled out the duct tape to fix up rural schools, school buses and the minimum wage

A totally spontaneous expression of gratitude breaks out for Premier Christy Clark and Cariboo North MLA Coralee Oakes at the Quesnel rodeo after a rural school fund was announced in June.
American alligators are not allowed in B.C. except by special permit

Alligators await shipment out of Kelowna

Kelowna man fined $2,500 for a collection including crocodiles and American alligators, one 3.5 metres long

American alligators are not allowed in B.C. except by special permit
Frame from video posted to social media May 3

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

Frame from video posted to social media May 3
Sockeye salmon return to spawn in the Adams River at the end of a four-year cycle from lake to ocean.

Low water, low returns for Fraser sockeye

Main summer run downgraded, Fraser discharge at hope down 20 per cent from average flow

Sockeye salmon return to spawn in the Adams River at the end of a four-year cycle from lake to ocean.
Modified versions of the 1969 Camaro SS and other popular vehicles will soon be eligible for B.C. collector plates

Collector program expanding to ‘muscle cars’

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

Modified versions of the 1969 Camaro SS and other popular vehicles will soon be eligible for B.C. collector plates
Radio repeater station near Creston destroyed by vandalism during the B.C. Day long weekend.

B.C. Wildfire Service radio site vandalized

Remote repeater station near Creston destroyed, replacement will cost at least $80,000 to restore firefighting communications

Radio repeater station near Creston destroyed by vandalism during the B.C. Day long weekend.
Jordan Bateman

Business pushing back on CPP expansion

B.C. stands in the way of Justin Trudeau government's plan to hike Canada Pension Plan contributions, but likely not for long

Jordan Bateman
Bride arrives in decorated horse and carriage for an outdoor wedding.

Brides, bands allowed back on farmland

No permit required for weddings, festivals on farms if fewer than 150 people attend, says Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick

Bride arrives in decorated horse and carriage for an outdoor wedding.
Revelstoke dam on the Columbia River is due to have a sixth water turbine added

BC Hydro rates rise as demand slows

Four per cent rate hike already in effect, more to come as BC Hydro looks for savings to offset slow industrial demand

Revelstoke dam on the Columbia River is due to have a sixth water turbine added
B.C. now has more than 100 craft beer producers.

Alberta builds wall against B.C. craft beer

Markup increased more than 1,000%, B.C. liquor policy point man John Yap says it may violate provincial trade agreement

B.C. now has more than 100 craft beer producers.
Stephen Colbert records an episode of his U.S. comedy show from Vancouver during the 2010 Olympics

BC VIEWS: Housing ‘crisis’ decades in the making

Expo 86, and later the Vancouver Olympics, were designed to put B.C. and Vancouver on the world map

Stephen Colbert records an episode of his U.S. comedy show from Vancouver during the 2010 Olympics
UBC mine engineering professor Dirk van Zyl (left) is appointed to review the Mt. Polley mine tailings dam failure by Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett

New rules in effect for mine tailings ponds

Permits will specify dam construction, water level, motion detection and independent review, Mines Minister Bill Bennett says

UBC mine engineering professor Dirk van Zyl (left) is appointed to review the Mt. Polley mine tailings dam failure by Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett
In a frame from protesters' video

BC VIEWS: Tree-spikers cling to Lelu Island

Who's behind Prince Rupert anti-LNG protest camp? A father, his son, and their U.S. foundation backers [WITH VIDEO]

In a frame from protesters' video
Justice Minister Suzanne Anton expects the Civil Resolution Tribunal will result in faster strata property dispute resolution at lower cost

Condo dispute tribunal begins work

Early intake of strata property dispute resolution applications begins for Canada's first online tribunal

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton expects the Civil Resolution Tribunal will result in faster strata property dispute resolution at lower cost