Tom Fletcher

Monck Provincial Park at Nicola Lake. Campsites fill up on weekends

BC VIEWS: The great campground crisis explained

Are commercial operators scalping public campsites to foreign tourists and leaving B.C. folks out in the cold? Not exactly.

Monck Provincial Park at Nicola Lake. Campsites fill up on weekends
Premier Christy Clark

LNG Canada latest to delay investment

Shell-led group with Korea Gas, Mitsubishi and PetroChina can't say when its decision on Kitimat project will come

Premier Christy Clark
Doug Kelly

Video links grow as rural health care shrinks

Small communities have more than 400 doctor vacancies, with 'telehealth' and visiting specialists filling gaps

Doug Kelly
Repair work continues at Commotion Creek

BC VIEWS: Heavy weather events aren’t new

Premier Christy Clark exploits another natural disaster, this time the latest flood damage to northeast B.C.

Repair work continues at Commotion Creek
B.C. Housing Minister Rich Coleman and his federal counterpart Jean-Yves Duclos speak to reporters in Victoria Tuesday after two days of meetings to plan a national housing strategy.

Ottawa, provinces work on national housing plan

Federal minister Jean-Yves Duclos says he will work with provinces to develop first national housing strategy in 40 years

B.C. Housing Minister Rich Coleman and his federal counterpart Jean-Yves Duclos speak to reporters in Victoria Tuesday after two days of meetings to plan a national housing strategy.
NDP leader John Horgan dines with party supporters Saturday at a party conference in Kamloops.

B.C. NDP commits to $15 minimum wage

NDP leader John Horgan backs B.C. Federation of Labour campaign at party conference in Kamloops

NDP leader John Horgan dines with party supporters Saturday at a party conference in Kamloops.
BC Transit bus systems outside Metro Vancouver will benefit from one tenth of the federal transit funds announced this week.

Bus locator, security video coming to BC Transit

GPS will let passengers track buses to their stop, onboard video protects drivers and passengers

BC Transit bus systems outside Metro Vancouver will benefit from one tenth of the federal transit funds announced this week.
Education Minister Mike Bernier

Province throws lifeline to closing rural schools

Premier Christy Clark announces fund to keep schools open in Osoyoos, Summerland, Winlaw and Campbell River district

Education Minister Mike Bernier
B.C. NDP leader John Horgan in his legislature office.

BC VIEWS: The shape of an NDP government

John Horgan has confirmed the party's position on restricting political donations, bringing in real estate speculation tax

B.C. NDP leader John Horgan in his legislature office.
Mother grizzly bear with two cubs. Limited entry hunting for adult grizzlies is permitted in B.C. where populations support it.

Grizzly bear kill increase rejected in new B.C. hunting regulations

With grizzly population up in Peace region, B.C. biologists proposed increasing hunting lottery that sees eight bears killed per year

Mother grizzly bear with two cubs. Limited entry hunting for adult grizzlies is permitted in B.C. where populations support it.
B.C. leads the country in job growth.

Housing drives B.C. economic growth

Employment and housing starts dip in May, but so far this year economic growth leads Canada

B.C. leads the country in job growth.
Discovered Tuesday

Rain cools wildfire near B.C.-U.S. border

First major fire in southern B.C. affects traffic on Highway 3 between Grand Forks and Christina Lake

Discovered Tuesday
NDP finance critic Carole James responds to the 2016 provincial budget. As NDP leader in 2013

BC VIEWS: Borrow and spend best for B.C.?

Justin Trudeau wants to make deficits cool, and Thomas Mulcair was punished for wanting to balance the budget. Next up, John Horgan

NDP finance critic Carole James responds to the 2016 provincial budget. As NDP leader in 2013
Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad

Treaty overhaul aims to speed up talks

New federal minister Carolyn Bennett agrees to work with B.C. on 'stepping stones' approach to aboriginal land claims

Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad
Frame from video posted to social media May 3

Charges pending in bear feeding incident

People continue stopping to approach and feed bears on B.C. roadsides, man fined for possession of dangerous lizard ( video below)

Frame from video posted to social media May 3
Residents are returning to Fort McMurray starting today

Mental health workers go to Alberta

Volunteer therapists helping people cope with return to Fort McMurray, a month after they fled flames and some lost their homes

Residents are returning to Fort McMurray starting today
Environment Minister Mary Polak and Premier Christy Clark announce climate advisory committee at General Fusion

BC VIEWS: ‘Climate action’ charade continues

Premier Christy Clark rushed by the Justin Trudeau government to come up with a new greenhouse gas plan

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Premier Christy Clark announce climate advisory committee at General Fusion
B.C. Wildfire Service crew works on firebreak to contain the Halfway River fire

B.C. sends wildfire crews to Alberta, Ontario

About 100 firefighters to assist with fire near Fort McMurray, another 100 en route to Thunder Bay to tackle northern Ontario fires

B.C. Wildfire Service crew works on firebreak to contain the Halfway River fire
Helicopter equipped with magnetometer maps underground regions of magnetic minerals

Geological survey expands in western B.C.

Helicopter magnetic survey locates minerals, natural gas and water at different depths in the Earth crust

Helicopter equipped with magnetometer maps underground regions of magnetic minerals
Evacuation orders have been issued for a second time for the Beatton Airport Road fire north of Fort St. John.

Evacuations ordered again in North Peace

Emergency reception centre at Fort St. John Arena reopens as people allowed to go home last week have to leave again

Evacuation orders have been issued for a second time for the Beatton Airport Road fire north of Fort St. John.