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'A culture of killing'? Auditor general asked to investigate BC Conservation Officer Service

'A culture of killing'? Auditor general asked to investigate BC Conservation Officer Service

A wildlife advocacy group is requesting an independent audit of the BC Conservation Officer Service, citing a lack of financial transparency and little progress in reducing the number of bears killed in the name of public safety since 2005.
Public can now access Vancouver-area island as evacuation alert ends

Public can now access Vancouver-area island as evacuation alert ends

Barnston Island was put on a local state of emergency, but water levels have since dropped along the Fraser River.
BC NDP seeks answers on Vancouver 2030 Olympics bid

BC NDP seeks answers on Vancouver 2030 Olympics bid

The B.C. government has set a deadline for the Canadian Olympic Committee, acting as the Vancouver 2030 bid committee, to make its case for provincial government support for another Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Unclaimed Lotto Max ticket worth $15 million is set to expire in August

Unclaimed Lotto Max ticket worth $15 million is set to expire in August

Check your tickets! The unclaimed ticket was purchased in Vancouver last year
Canadians want action on climate change but majority are socially disengaged

Canadians want action on climate change but majority are socially disengaged

Canadians are more likely to be concerned about the impact of climate change on future generations than the personal harm it could cause them now. Experts say after last year's heat dome in B.C., that's something Canadians may want to reconsider.
$45 sprinklers helped save this B.C. town from wildfire. Have other cities followed suit?

$45 sprinklers helped save this B.C. town from wildfire. Have other cities followed suit?

Last summer's Tremont Creek wildfire came very close to Logan Lake. Nearly a year later, the town's mayor is extending an invite to other communities to learn about their sprinkler system.
It’s kitten season on the Coast — and BC SPCA is desperate for help

It’s kitten season on the Coast — and BC SPCA is desperate for help

As an influx of cats and their kittens continue to arrive from Egmont, foster volunteers and supplies are needed
Opinion: Why Canada's Supreme Court isn't likely to go rogue like its U.S. counterpart

Opinion: Why Canada's Supreme Court isn't likely to go rogue like its U.S. counterpart

Decision-making in the Canadian Supreme Court appears to be more fundamentally rooted in the law, not politics, than it is in the United States. Here’s why.
Immigration Canada forces mother-to-be to raise child on her own

Immigration Canada forces mother-to-be to raise child on her own

Canada decided that this couple's marriage was "not genuine." Now, a Canadian woman is forced to raise a child without a father
57% of Canadians say climate change affects where they plan to buy a home

57% of Canadians say climate change affects where they plan to buy a home

Amid growing concern over the cost climate change will impose on Canadian housing, a RE/MAX Canada-backed study says more than $5 billion a year is needed to protect homes from floods, extreme weather and wildfire.