Williams Lake

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

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2014 | 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...