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B.C. government remodels cabinet portfolios to make resource stewardship ministry

B.C. government remodels cabinet portfolios to make resource stewardship ministry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government announced the creation of a new ministry Friday that will focus on reconciliation with Indigenous people, economic growth and environmental sustainability.
Landlord says B.C. tenant placed dead rat on wife's car windshield

Landlord says B.C. tenant placed dead rat on wife's car windshield

They also submitted a video of the renter placing an "air bomb" on the vehicle.
Hot B.C. housing market adds billion-dollar budget boost

Hot B.C. housing market adds billion-dollar budget boost

Yet new provincial budget offers relatively little in new funding for affordable housing.
Ukrainians in Kamloops watch war unfold on screens, try to keep in touch with loved ones

Ukrainians in Kamloops watch war unfold on screens, try to keep in touch with loved ones

University student thinking about getting a job so she can send money to her family back home.
Ukrainian community rallies at the B.C. legislature to condemn Russian invasion

Ukrainian community rallies at the B.C. legislature to condemn Russian invasion

Members of Canada’s Ukrainian community gathered to condemn Russia’s invasion of their homeland.
Budget contains help for homeless, but little for affordable housing

Budget contains help for homeless, but little for affordable housing

The budget did include $633 million to expand services to tackle homelessness
Canada’s emergency powers evoke reflections on democracy, freedom

Canada’s emergency powers evoke reflections on democracy, freedom

With a large Eastern European diaspora in Canada, a few immigrant communities see a parallel between recent emergency powers and the dictatorships that they fled
Saskatchewan man accused of abducting daughter arrested in British Columbia

Saskatchewan man accused of abducting daughter arrested in British Columbia

REGINA — RCMP say a Saskatchewan man accused of having abducted his seven-year-old daughter has been arrested in British Columbia. Police say the girl has been found safe and will be returned to her mother in Regina.
Woman files lawsuit alleging abuse against St. James Church in Vernon, B.C.

Woman files lawsuit alleging abuse against St. James Church in Vernon, B.C.

The woman was a student at St. James School from 1968 to 1972 and was allegedly molested in 1970
B.C. climate change initiative needs to look further than recovery, expert says

B.C. climate change initiative needs to look further than recovery, expert says

VICTORIA — A disaster expert who led recovery teams after the earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean that killed more than 230,000 people says British Columbia's climate response strategy must protect the province from future environmental events