Gulf Islands

B.C. Affordable Housing Plan Barely Passes For Band-Aid Solution

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Hate to be one of those folk that B.C. Housing Minister Rich Coleman believes has nothing better to do than get up and whine every day, but the B.C. government's affordable housing plan announced last week falls short. Sorry, someone had to say it.

Teen's Body Found, Foul Play Suspected

CBC | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

A body discovered by kayakers in the water near British Columbia's Gulf Islands has been identified as missing teenager Delores Brown. Brown was a r...

Humpback Blows Phone Off Tourist's Selfie Stick

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The group waved at the whale — and she waved back.

LOOK: B.C. Treehouse Will Make You Reconsider Tiny Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The treehouse on Pender Island has 165 sq. ft. of living space and cost $8,000 to build.

Gulf Islands Ferry Service Cancelled

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - BC Ferries says a vessel involved in an accident as it left a ferry terminal this weekend sustained damaged and is out of service, cancell...

Who's Letting One of B.C.'s Most Imperilled Ecosystems Die?

Peter Arcese | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Peter Arcese

The Coastal Douglas Fir Zone (CDF) extends throughout the Lower Mainland's Georgia Basin and is recognized by conservation biologists as one of the most biologically unique and lush landscapes in Western Canada. Despite its degradation, the area has yet to see a sustained, coordinated effort by government, non-profits and private land owners to ensure of one of our most treasured native landscapes is conserved for future generations.

Timely Rescue For B.C. Kayakers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - Three marine search and rescue crews were in the right place at the right time on Sunday and two kayakers may owe their lives to those...

Your Own Private Island In A Hippie Paradise

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Business

It may just be that we in Canada are getting used to outrageously high real estate prices, but this five-acre private island estate seems like an abso...

Bet You Haven't Been Here!

Huffington Post Canada | Candice Walsh | Posted 03.30.2012 | Canada Travel

Most of us know the big names already, like Banff, Jasper, and Fundy. But did you know that Canada has 42 National Parks designated by Parks Canada? S...

Energy Giant Applies for Massive Potential Liability

Chris Genovali | Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada
Chris Genovali

Earlier this year, energy giant Kinder Morgan submitted an application to the National Energy Board to increase the capacity of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline. The implications of this expansion are enormous and the populace will be asked to bear the risks with virtually no public engagement.