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One Year In, Residents Remain Frustrated with Superficial Cleanup of Mount Polley Spill

Carol Linnitt | Posted 08.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

"It's not just what the breach did environmentally to us; it's what has happened with the bad publicity we got when this went around the world. That also hurt everybody here."

Top 9 Scandals Of Christy Clark, B.C. Liberal Party

Sarah Miller | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Miller

I'm still confused at how no one in her close circle of advisors could see the impending backlash that would follow this brain-dead idea.

When it Makes Sense to Consider a 35-Year Mortgage

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

With high prices and many potential buyers struggling to enter the market, some buyers are considering stretching out their payments with a 35-year amortization rather than the typical 25-year amortization that most Canadian homebuyers use.

B.C.'s Plan to Protect Endangered Caribou Is Flawed

Carol Linnitt | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

B.C. will continue to kill wolves for at least a decade in an attempt to save endangered caribou according to government documents released this week -- but new research re-confirms that caribou declines are primarily caused by industrial development.

Rio Tinto Alcan Is Harming Kitimat Households

Carol Linnitt | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

Increased sulphur dioxide (SO2) pollution from the expanded Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) aluminum smelter in Kitimat, B.C. will result in increased health costs for local households, an expert witness told an Environmental Appeals Board panel in Victoria, Monday.

Fresh Takes on Richmond's Tasty Chinese Food Scene

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

I visited Sun Sui Wah last month during Chinese New Year celebrations. It was one of a handful of Richmond restaurants I dined at. Here are some thoughts on others worth visiting.

One Vancouver Restaurant's Fascinating Love Story

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Adrian Brijbassi

It's not unusual for a restaurant owner to name his establishment after the woman he loves. Robbie Kane, though, did it before he even met her.

Is Now the Time To Refinance? Run The Numbers First

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

With talk about interest rates lowering even further after the Bank of Canada's surprise announcement several weeks ago, many homeowners across B.C. are likely wondering if it's time to refinance their mortgage and take advantage of lower rates.

B.C. Wolf Cull Will Likely Last 5 Years: Deputy Minister

CBC | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"We're going to be doing this for the next five years."

Nanaimo Considers Mandatory Cat Licences

CBC British Columbia | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Nanaimo, B.C. city council recently passed a motion to work on a bylaw that would require residents to license their cats, despite staff recommendatio...

Companies Will Now Have To Pay For B.C. Groundwater

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Companies will pay little more than a toonie.

Alaskans Ring Alarm Over Potential For More Mount Polley Disasters

DeSmog Canada | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

"We take all the risks and the costs and get none of the benefits."

Travel: Panorama B.C.

Vitamin Daily | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Our winter weekend getaway to the new-and-improved Panorama Mountain Resort in southeast B.C. took us to the top of the world--here's our itinerary to help you achieve great heights, too.

A Message To People Who Bash Surrey, B.C.

Alex Sangha | Posted 04.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

Many people in Surrey are hard-working families and just trying to get by. The last thing these families and their children need is your social stigma thrown at them.

Vancouver Real Estate: What Happens When An Appraisal Falls Short

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

Bidding wars for Vancouver real estate can have unintended consequences if a buyer offers more than the property's appraised value.

How To Live To 101

Sarah Collins | Posted 12.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Collins

Here are Grandma J's tips for living to 101

Separate B.C. Crashes Leave 11 Dead In 24 Hours

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Twenty people have died on British Columbia's highways and roads in the last week, 11 of them within the last 24 hours.Coroner Barb McLint...

LOOK: Best Wedding Venues In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Getting married? Congratulations! We'll start practising our speech. In British Columbia, where backdrops of mountains, ocean, beach, and greenery ...

Whistler's World Ski & Snowboard Festival Celebrates Mountain Culture

Mark Sissons | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Mark Sissons

Featuring a non-stop series of free outdoor concerts, innovative pro fashion, photography and film competitions and industry parties, World Ski & Snowboard Festival takes Whistler by storm each April. And after sampling the opening weekend of this year's edition, I can safely say that this 10-day party is well worth attending -- even if you don't know a half pipe from a drain pipe.

B.C. Town Has No Doctor

CP | Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

LOGAN LAKE, B.C. - When Dr. Uzair Sheik turns out the lights at his rural British Columbia family practice at the end of this week, the town will be w...

WATCH: B.C. Is So Beautiful

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It may be chilly outside, but these videos are warming our hearts with a most welcome dose of provincial pride. We can't wait for spring so that we...

Removed From Space Station

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two Canadian cameras installed at the International Space Station last week have been removed for safety reasons.UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) ...

LOOK: The Ultimate B.C. Gift Guide

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's time to shop, shop, shop! Whether you're looking for something special for a partner, a parent, or ...

Vancouver Cameras Head To Space

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There were cheers and the clinking of champagne glasses when two Canadian space cameras blasted off for the International Space Station on...

He Tried To Arrange 5 B.C. Murders?

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A U.S. website operator lived a double life, portraying himself as an Internet trailblazer while leading a massive online drug empire...