April 23, 2014
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Conservation biologist

Humpback Whales Are No Longer 'Threatened' And It Has Nothing to Do With Pipelines

When the announcement was made that humpback whales would no longer be protected as a "threatened" species in Canada, the public was furious. To many, this represented positive proof that the federal government would do anything to promote the Northern Gateway pipeline -- including meddling with the protection of humpback whales to get them out of the way of development. Our government has a lot to answer for in the area of environmental management, but the outcry in this case is misguided.

B.C. Woman Runs In North Korean Marathon, Snaps Rare Images

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Chinese Investors Expand B.C. Real Estate Purchases

Bc Horse
Specialized Assets

Another City Has More Expensive Gas Than Vancouver

Gas Pump
Shutterstock

Spike 'Doesn't Make Sense'

Removing Humpback From Threatened List A GOOD Thing: Scientists

Whale
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Dognapped Bulldog FOUND

Chloe Stolen Pug
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Is New West The New Paris?

Parisplages
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B.C. Woman Faces $500,000 U.S. Medical Bill

Kenzie Markey
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'Ruthless, Cutthroat Psychopaths'

Elizabeth May Stephen Harper
CP

B.C. MP May Rips Harper Staffers

Foreign Worker Program On Hold

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Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Stranger Surprises Shoeless Bus Passenger With Amazing Gesture

Surrey Bus Stranger
Surjit Singh Virk

Cat Survives Shooting, Attempted Beheading

Injured Cat
BC SPCA

Vancouver Food Safety Worst In Canada?

Food Safety 2012
Shutterstock

Why 2014 Leadership Races Carry 'Stench' Of Desperation

Alison Redford Adrian Dix
CP

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B.C. Producer First Casualty Of New Pot Industry?

Marijuana Poll

Judge Made 'Significant Errors' In Perjury Trial: Crown

Bill Bentley

Humpback Whale REMOVED From 'Threatened' List

Whale
Ron Fletcher Photography via Getty Images

B.C. Beach Cleared Of WWII Explosives

Pacific Rim National Park

How NOT To Take A SkyTrain Shortcut

Skytrain
Twitter

Mother of 3 Killed In Central B.C.

Clearwater Rcmp
Twitter/RCMP

Father Fights For Life After Snowmobiling Accident

Richard Chuckie Smith
Facebook

First-Ever Medical Marijuana RECALL

Purple Kush
Rod Rolle via Getty Images

Mussel Surfs To B.C. On Japanese Tsunami Debris

Tsunami Debris

Bullfrogs Size Of DINNER PLATES On Vancouver Island

Judge Rules On Advertising In B.C. Elections

Bc Election First Nations

Environment Minister Warned Of LNG Emissions

Methane Emissions
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B.C. Teachers Issue Strike Notice

Bc Teachers School
FIickr: BC Gov

Wow, Health Canada Sure Hates Weed

Health Canada Medical Marijuana
Health Canada

Environment Minister Backtracks On Assessments

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LOOK: BABY WHALE Chillin'

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Josh McInnes

Jodie Foster Gets Married

Alexandra Hedison
Stefanie Keenan via Getty Images

IKEA To Roll Out Vegetarian Meatballs

Ikea Meatballs
MARCEL ANTONISSE via Getty Images

The Creepiest Apartment We've Ever Seen

Creepy Apartment
Kijiji

Avril Lavigne's New Video Is Worse Than Marrying The Guy From Nickelback

Avril Lavigne
YouTube

Vancouver Architects' Gorgeous Home Studio

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20 Office Lifehacks That Will Change Your Desk

Officesupplyhacks
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Would You Live In A 5-Storey Container Home?

Standing Shipping Container
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Real-Life 'Winnie The Pooh' Rescued

Bear Head In A Jar Sudbury
Sudbury Police

'Black Ring' UFO Captured On Girl's iPhone

Blackringukufo
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Surrey Parade Draws 240,000 People

Vaisakhi Surrey
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Meet Our B.C. Photographer Of The Month

Steveston Village
Clayton Perry

12 Online Dating Fails To Scare You Off Dating Forever (NSFW)

Zoo
Imgur

LOOK: Vancouver House Fit For A Princess

Vancouver Real Estate
realtor.ca

Canucks Fan Jumps Ship

David Hutchinson
YouTube

WATCH: It's A St. Bernard PARTY

Saint Bernards
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B.C. Dogs Go For An Adorable Walk

B.C. Haunted Castle Is The School From X-Men Movies

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