Elders selected the cottonwood for the first tree-cutting ceremony on the First Nation's land in more than a generation. The tree was chosen months earlier, when the elders decided they wanted to renew the community's tradition of building handcrafted canoes.
Plus, she adds, a unique flavour is sprinkled into the mix by the whole Canadian dynamic. "There is something very special
Ray has managed to turn her passion for travel into a pretty cool gig -- she's the global brand ambassador for Insight Vacations, which has numerous high-end properties in India and elsewhere -- and that's not by accident. Born and raised in Toronto, she has wanted to explore the world for as long as she can remember.
"This is the last stop. There's small bits of populations to the south and in the U.S and, if we cut them off they are hooped."
"Where are they going to park the cars? You're not going to park them in the middle of an avalanche zone."
It is time for Premier Clark to stop the Jumbo Glacier Resort gravy train and bring accountability and sanity to the situation once and for all.
"One of the mysteries is why he has got his nose in it at all," said B.C. MLA Norm Macdonald, adding that people worry about publicly criticizing powerful minister Bill Bennett. "This is complete insider stuff. It's a remote corner of the province and they're getting away with stuff no one would get away with anywhere else... Everything about it feels like cronyism at its worst."
VANCOUVER - Some cleaning up remains to be done on Lemon Creek in southeast B.C. following a massive jet-fuel spill last
A 23-year-old man from Sidney, B.C., is dead after a probable drug overdose at Shambhala, a giant annual rave and electronic
Animal rights activists in the Kootenays are criticizing the provincial government for killing wolves to save a dying caribou