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Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

The CBSA has issued a host of tips and links for people planning to travel in and out of Canada's land borders this Victoria Day long weekend
Sex educator defends book that asks kids to 'draw private places'

Sex educator defends book that asks kids to 'draw private places'

Social media posting focused attention on students' sex education worksheet

B.C. council votes to return Queen Charlotte to original Indigenous village name

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — The council of Queen Charlotte, B.C., has decided to change the name of the village back to its ancestral Haida name of Daajing Giids. The decision comes after a survey earlier this month indicated 48.
Investigation under way after gas leak at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Mill

Investigation under way after gas leak at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Mill

Unifor Local 1119’s president Don Rheaume says he was 'impressed' by how well procedure was followed during the May 12 incident that sent several people to the hospital as a precaution.
B.C. government gives libraries $8-million boost for COVID relief

B.C. government gives libraries $8-million boost for COVID relief

Public libraries across B.C. will receive $8 million in COVID-19 recovery funding, Municipal Affairs Minister Nathan Cullen announced Tuesday.
Rain and strong wind expected to lash southwestern B.C.: Environment Canada

Rain and strong wind expected to lash southwestern B.C.: Environment Canada

VANCOUVER — An unseasonably strong low-pressure system is heading toward southwestern British Columbia, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and snow at higher elevations.
BC Green Party suggest four months of free transit to help combat high fuel prices

BC Green Party suggest four months of free transit to help combat high fuel prices

The BC Green Party is proposing the government make transit ridership free for the next four months.
How recession resilient is B.C.?

How recession resilient is B.C.?

Even if North America slides into recession, B.C. is well insulated, economists say
Hunters go to court over ban on grizzly bear hunt

Hunters go to court over ban on grizzly bear hunt

Hunting guides seek certification for class action lawsuit against B.C. hunting ban
Photographer finds massive octopus dead on Vancouver Island shore

Photographer finds massive octopus dead on Vancouver Island shore

The Giant Pacific octopus is one of the largest species of octopus in the world, with an arm span up to nine meters long.