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Mounties arrest 10 more people at old growth logging blockade

PORT RENFREW, B.C. — Mounties arrested 10 more protesters Thursday as they continued to enforce an injunction against blockades near old-growth forest logging areas west of Victoria.
B.C.'s COVID-19 immunization numbers continue rising, passing 4.6 million shots

B.C.'s COVID-19 immunization numbers continue rising, passing 4.6 million shots

VICTORIA — The number of people in British Columbia receiving COVID-19 immunizations continues to increase, with more than 4.6 million doses of vaccines being distributed. Provincial health officer Dr.
Rise in B.C. government K-12 spending 'astounding,' says UBC researcher

Rise in B.C. government K-12 spending 'astounding,' says UBC researcher

A recent study says K-12 funding was 250% higher in 2020 than it was in 1970, but the president of the teachers' union says 'the idea that schools are running at anything less than a shoestring is inaccurate.'
Science-based panel to guide B.C.'s care of old-growth forests

Science-based panel to guide B.C.'s care of old-growth forests

VICTORIA — An independent panel will advise the British Columbia government on the management of its old-growth forests, which have been at the centre of a fractious debate in the province for decades.
'Oh my, I won $500,000!' Metro Vancouver man wins top prize on Lotto Max draw

'Oh my, I won $500,000!' Metro Vancouver man wins top prize on Lotto Max draw

“I thought I won $500 and then checked it again later in the day to find out it was in fact $500,000!"
Key section of Juan de Fuca Marine Trail cut off after landslide

Key section of Juan de Fuca Marine Trail cut off after landslide

Repairs won't be completed until the fall due to challenging terrain, says BC Parks.
Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record-high temperatures loom for B.C.

Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record-high temperatures loom for B.C.

VANCOUVER — Heat warnings cover most of British Columbia as Environment Canada warns many areas could see record-high temperatures starting Friday and continuing into next week.

RCMP arrest 20 people at blockades against old-growth logging on Vancouver Island

PORT RENFREW, B.C. — RCMP enforcing an injunction against blockades near old-growth forest logging areas west of Victoria have arrested another 20 people.
Most of B.C. now under a 'dangerous' heat warning — here's why

Most of B.C. now under a 'dangerous' heat warning — here's why

Covering up with a hat to ward off heat exhaustion is a must, says Environment Canada.
Vaccine numbers in B.C. above 4.5 million, includes more than a million 2nd shots

Vaccine numbers in B.C. above 4.5 million, includes more than a million 2nd shots

VICTORIA — First-dose vaccine numbers in British Columbia have risen to above 75 per cent of the eligible population, with second-shot totals hovering near 25 per cent. A joint statement from provincial health officer Dr.