Williams Lake

No Escaping B.C. Governments' Pre-Election Political Programming

Dermod Travis | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The B.C. government is in the midst of saturating television shows and social media news feeds in the province with a multimillion-dollar back-patting advertising campaign in advance of the 2017 election. The B.C. Liberal party -- who clearly have money to burn -- is getting in on the act as well with mood-setting political ads.

Supreme Court To Hear B.C. Land-Claims Case That Predates Confederation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Williams Lake Indian Band is not seeking aboriginal title to the disputed lands, but it does want compensation.

Startled Bear Broke B.C. Hiker's Arm In Self-Defence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"It's more of a surprise — shock value probably for both."

B.C.-Made Log Homes Are Spectacular

The Huffington Post B.C. | Montana Cumming | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

This isn't your grandfather's old log cabin.

'Wrestling Day' Is A Civic Holiday In B.C. Town

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

While many people will be back at work on Friday, the B.C. city of Williams Lake continues to give its residents the day off on Jan. 2, known locally ...

Former Fugitive 'Bushman' Runs For Mayor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A man who was on a two-year run from police as the so-called Bushman of the Shuswap has now decided to make a different kind of run ...

B.C. RCMP Sued Over Teen's Alleged Beating

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A woman who alleges she was beaten by a Mountie in Williams Lake, B.C., when she was 17 has now filed a civil suit against the city and th...

22-Year-Old Dead In Williams Lake Homicide

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - RCMP have identified the 22-year-old man found dead in what they are calling a homicide case.Police say investigators have ident...

Taseko New Prosperity Mine Rejection Based On Sound Assessment

Andrew Weaver | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

British Columbia is blessed with a vast array of natural resources; mining has and will continue to have a profound influence on the B.C. economy. But the reason why we have environmental assessments is to ensure that new mine developments meet certain criteria. Cutting red tape means expediting the assessment process, not undermining it.

Mine Panel's 'Outrageous' Mistake

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

VANCOUVER - The company proposing a $1.5-billion mine in British Columbia's Interior says a mistake in the environmental assessment by two federal age...

Agency Defends Spending

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia aboriginal agency charged with delivering child welfare services to First Nations youth is defending its work despite a...

Residential School Survivors Reunite, Heal

CBC | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Residential school survivors in Williams Lake, B.C., are reuniting this weekend to remember and heal. Though St. Joseph's Mission School w...

Here's Some Pot For Jail, Honey!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A woman shocked court workers when she tossed a bag of marijuana to her common-law husband — as he sat in a B.C. courtroom's prisoner box. The ma...

Russian Forest Fire Sends B.C. Ozone Levels To New Highs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Smoke lingering over much of British Columbia from Siberian wildfires has pushed ozone levels in parts of the province to never-before-see...

BC Meat Recalled Over Botulism, E. Coli Concerns

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - A recall has been issued for meat products made by a company in B.C.'s central interior because some of the food could be contaminated wit...