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by Contributor on Wednesday May 18 2016

The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) welcomes today’s announcement by the provincial government of $5 million in funding toward Geoscience BC. This funding will support Geoscience BC’s mandate to attract mineral and oil & gas investment to British Columbia through generating, interpreting and publicly distributing geoscience data. 

by Contributor on Tuesday May 10 2016

Vancouver, May 10, 2016) – The Supreme Court of BC has ruled the Province of BC and Northern Gateway must pay $230,000 in court costs to the Coastal First Nations (CFN) and Gitga’at First Nation.

by Contributor on Saturday May 07 2016

British Columbia continues to marshal emergency management resources and support to assist neighbouring Albertans who have fled the devastating wildfires.

by Dermod Travis on Tuesday Apr 19 2016

Another month, another Site C contract and once again with one of those almost – but not quite – Canadian companies.

On April 6, Canadian Press quoted Premier Christy Clark as stating “Montreal-based Voith Hydro Inc. will design, supply and install six turbines, six generators and associated equipment.”

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 19 2016

By David Suzuki

Gary Krause was mystified by an unusual fish he caught in his trawl net off B.C.’s Pacific north coast in October. It was a Pacific electric ray, named for a pair of organs behind its head that can knock a human adult down with a powerful shock.

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 21 2016

The British Columbia government is providing $324 million in operating contributions to BC Transit over the next three years, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone recently announced.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 15 2016

The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating the sexual assault of a young teenage female that occurred at approximately 4:40 pm on Feb. 12. The incident took place along the railway tracks, behind the Islamic Cultural Centre, near Kennedy and Farquar Streets.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 02 2016

First Nations governments and the BC government, with the support of ForestEthics Solutions, Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC and five forestry companies, have announced the fulfilment of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Feb 01 2016

Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 27-year-old Salmon Arm man after body was found on school grounds Monday morning, according to RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

Moskaluk said police received a report early Monday morning of man laying in a high school field.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jan 27 2016

Surrey RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance to identify other potential witnesses and/or victims in order to advance an ongoing sexual interference investigation.

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