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UBC loses appeal over ammonia dump that killed fish in Vancouver creek

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia has lost an appeal of a hefty fine and conviction over an ammonia release that ended up in a fish-bearing streaming.

Man charged when boat runs over canoe on busy Cultus Lake, B.C.

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — A motorboat driver has been charged with operating a vessel without due care after a crash with an Indigenous racing canoe on Cultus Lake in B.C.'s Fraser Valley.

Businesses, non-profits can apply for electric vehicle rebates in B.C.

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is offering rebates of up to $50,000 to businesses, regional governments and non-profit groups buying electric passenger vehicles.
B.C. woman can't call herself a 'Death Midwife,' court rules

B.C. woman can't call herself a 'Death Midwife,' court rules

B.C.’s Court of Appeal says self-described death midwife Pashta MaryMoon can’t use that title.
New program offers young people work experience with BC Parks, conservation service

New program offers young people work experience with BC Parks, conservation service

The jobs are being offered under the $1.8-million Youth Employment Program

B.C. Appeal Court prevents woman from using the term 'death midwife' in her job

VANCOUVER — A woman who calls herself a "death midwife" has been banned from using the title after a lengthy legal battle launched by the College of Midwives of British Columbia. The B.C.
Vancouver sees slight decrease in homeless population

Vancouver sees slight decrease in homeless population

Metro Vancouver count in March recorded 2,095 people in the city without a home
Surge of possible ‘murder hornet’ sightings in and around B.C.

Surge of possible ‘murder hornet’ sightings in and around B.C.

Traps have been deployed, as residents in B.C. and Washington state have reported spotting the Asian giant hornet

B.C. announces creation of first-ever 'navigation centre' to help homeless

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government and the City of Vancouver are trying a new way to help get homeless people off the streets with the country's first-ever navigation centre.

Workplace accident at northwestern B.C. gold mine leaves one worker dead

STEWART, B.C. — A worker has been killed during maintenance at a gold mine in northwestern British Columbia, north of Stewart.