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    Sedin twins vow to finish their careers as Canucks

    Sedin twins vow to finish their careers as Canucks


    The forwards penned a letter to fans promising they have no intention to play anywhere else, as they enter the final year of their...

    The forwards penned a letter to fans promising they have no intention to play anywhere else, as they enter the final year of their contract.

    Reaction to NDP budget update mainly positive

    Reaction to NDP budget update mainly positive


    Advocates applaud new spending for those with disabilities, education and housing, while others worry higher taxes for some could hurt B.C.'s future prosperity and credit...

    Advocates applaud new spending for those with disabilities, education and housing, while others worry higher taxes for some could hurt B.C.'s future prosperity and credit rating.

    11 things to know about B.C.'s 2017 budget update

    11 things to know about B.C.'s 2017 budget update


    Finance Minister Carole James delivered a balanced budget on Monday, which has the support of the B.C. Green...

    Finance Minister Carole James delivered a balanced budget on Monday, which has the support of the B.C. Green Party.

    B.C. government raising taxes for high earners and corporations to help pay for $51.9B balanced budget

    B.C. government raising taxes for high earners and corporations to help pay for $51.9B balanced budget


    B.C. Finance Minister Carole James presented her party’s first budget, supporting its plan to make the province more affordable. Dubbed a mini-budget, it follows the February financial numbers put out by the B.C. Liberals, which forecasted surpluses...

    B.C. Finance Minister Carole James presented her party’s first budget, supporting its plan to make the province more affordable. Dubbed a mini-budget, it follows the February financial numbers put out by the B.C. Liberals, which forecasted surpluses for the next three years on the strength of a hot economy and higher than expected government revenues.

    B.C. NDP to deliver budget update Monday

    B.C. NDP to deliver budget update Monday


    Following a throne speech from Friday, which promised to make the province more affordable for residents, Finance Minister Carole James will deliver her party's first budget today, which is only being described as a financial...

    Following a throne speech from Friday, which promised to make the province more affordable for residents, Finance Minister Carole James will deliver her party's first budget today, which is only being described as a financial update.

    B.C. festivals seek ways to recover from wildfires

    B.C. festivals seek ways to recover from wildfires


    As festival season comes to a close with the end of summer, event organizers in B.C.'s Interior are trying to come up with ways to recover from cancelled festivals and diminished tourism after months of...

    As festival season comes to a close with the end of summer, event organizers in B.C.'s Interior are trying to come up with ways to recover from cancelled festivals and diminished tourism after months of wildfires.

    Wildfire evacuation orders downgraded, alerts lifted as cool, rainy conditions help firefighters

    Wildfire evacuation orders downgraded, alerts lifted as cool, rainy conditions help firefighters


    Rainy conditions on B.C.'s South Coast and other part of the province have helped firefighters gain ground on wildfires, but many continue to burn. The B.C. Wildfire Service is asking residents to still respect campfire bans and backcountry...

    Rainy conditions on B.C.'s South Coast and other part of the province have helped firefighters gain ground on wildfires, but many continue to burn. The B.C. Wildfire Service is asking residents to still respect campfire bans and backcountry restrictions.

    'All of us can be harmed': Investigation reveals hundreds of Canadians have phoney degrees

    'All of us can be harmed': Investigation reveals hundreds of Canadians have phoney degrees


    A Marketplace investigation of the world's largest diploma mill finds many Canadians could be putting their health and well-being in the hands of nurses, engineers, counsellors and other professionals with phoney...

    A Marketplace investigation of the world's largest diploma mill finds many Canadians could be putting their health and well-being in the hands of nurses, engineers, counsellors and other professionals with phoney credentials.

    Ask your children how they are doing, urges suicide prevention expert

    Ask your children how they are doing, urges suicide prevention expert


    Dr. Tyler Black, a psychiatrist at B.C. Children's Hospital, has some advice on how to broach what is often a taboo subject in...

    Dr. Tyler Black, a psychiatrist at B.C. Children's Hospital, has some advice on how to broach what is often a taboo subject in households

    What can B.C. learn from Mexico's earthquake?

    What can B.C. learn from Mexico's earthquake?


    Canadian seismologists are keeping a close eye on the earthquake that hit Mexico on Thursday night, looking for lessons that can be applied to British Columbia’s similar tectonic...

    Canadian seismologists are keeping a close eye on the earthquake that hit Mexico on Thursday night, looking for lessons that can be applied to British Columbia’s similar tectonic landscape.

    'Fires have no borders': New Zealand firefighters leave, sing farewell song

    'Fires have no borders': New Zealand firefighters leave, sing farewell song


    After four weeks of helping fight B.C.'s vicious wildfires, firefighters from New Zealand returned home. But they didn't leave before singing a a traditional Maori song of...

    After four weeks of helping fight B.C.'s vicious wildfires, firefighters from New Zealand returned home. But they didn't leave before singing a a traditional Maori song of thanks.

    B.C. throne speech: NDP sets course for a more affordable province

    B.C. throne speech: NDP sets course for a more affordable province


    Party promises to take steps to ban corporate and political donations in provincial politics, to stop housing speculation and to introduce electoral...

    Party promises to take steps to ban corporate and political donations in provincial politics, to stop housing speculation and to introduce electoral reform.

    First Nations will protest, but Trans Mountain pipeline a done deal, Liberals say

    First Nations will protest, but Trans Mountain pipeline a done deal, Liberals say


    While some Indigenous activists gear up to fight expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline on the streets and in court, federal Liberal cabinet ministers say there's no going back on their decision to approve the $7.4-billion...

    While some Indigenous activists gear up to fight expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline on the streets and in court, federal Liberal cabinet ministers say there's no going back on their decision to approve the $7.4-billion project.

    'Weak oversight' plagued B.C. megaproject, which insiders believe cost taxpayers millions

    'Weak oversight' plagued B.C. megaproject, which insiders believe cost taxpayers millions


    The B.C. government overpaid millions for the Port Mann Bridge project because there was no rigorous verification of invoicing, timing and completion of work, according to six sources at two separate auditing firms and hundreds of documents leaked to CBC...

    The B.C. government overpaid millions for the Port Mann Bridge project because there was no rigorous verification of invoicing, timing and completion of work, according to six sources at two separate auditing firms and hundreds of documents leaked to CBC News.

    B.C. forest industry faces big setbacks after summer of wildfires

    B.C. forest industry faces big setbacks after summer of wildfires


    Recovering from a historic wildfire season is expected to take British Columbia's forest industry at least five years, the province's Forest Ministry said on...

    Recovering from a historic wildfire season is expected to take British Columbia's forest industry at least five years, the province's Forest Ministry said on Wednesday.

    Trudeau's tightrope: PM blamed for failing planet and pipelines, all at the same time

    Trudeau's tightrope: PM blamed for failing planet and pipelines, all at the same time


    Environmental leaders said this week they have lost faith in Canada's prime minister after a series of pipeline approvals and the failure to restore environmental protections stripped away by Stephen Harper's Conservative...

    Environmental leaders said this week they have lost faith in Canada's prime minister after a series of pipeline approvals and the failure to restore environmental protections stripped away by Stephen Harper's Conservative government.