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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.
B.C. Liberal Leader Falcon takes legislature seat; knocks museum 'vanity project'

B.C. Liberal Leader Falcon takes legislature seat; knocks museum 'vanity project'

VICTORIA — British Columbia Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon said that if elected premier he would halt plans to build a new Royal B.C. Museum, calling it a "billion-dollar vanity project" after he took his seat in the legislature.
Washing machine in Richmond strata living room uninvolved in leak, says owner

Washing machine in Richmond strata living room uninvolved in leak, says owner

A strata-banned washing machine first found in a kitchen dishwasher space and then a living room had nothing to do with a Richmond strata leak, the owner told B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal.
BC announces local government $76-million climate action fund

BC announces local government $76-million climate action fund

The new funding program aims to help local governments mitigate impacts of flooding, extreme heat or plan for changes.
Vancouver police think speed was factor after car crosses into traffic, takes flight

Vancouver police think speed was factor after car crosses into traffic, takes flight

Vancouver police say they believe speed was a factor in a four-car collision that killed one person and sent two others to hospital on Monday.
Branch pierced Texas man's eye, went into his brain, in West Coast Trail accident

Branch pierced Texas man's eye, went into his brain, in West Coast Trail accident

A Texas man is recovering in Victoria General Hospital after a branch pierced his left eye and rammed into his skull when he fell off a log while hiking on the rugged West Coast Trail.
BC SPCA launches “pay-as-you-can” adoption promotion for small animals

BC SPCA launches “pay-as-you-can” adoption promotion for small animals

Companion animals come in all shapes and sizes
Helen Hughes, former Victoria councillor who devoted her life to helping others, dies at 89

Helen Hughes, former Victoria councillor who devoted her life to helping others, dies at 89

“Social justice was really her thing. She really worked hard to ensure those that did not have a voice had a voice."