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by Contributor on Friday Nov 09 2018

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) recently announced the renewal of their partnership to support wildlife habitat projects in BC.

To meet shared conservation objectives, FESBC has committed $3 million toward conservation projects to be awarded and administered by HCTF.

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Nov 04 2018

Having survived two referendums in Quebec – the 1992 Charlottetown Accord and the 1995 referendum on independence – I feel I might have a few experiences to share and some kindly advice to offer.

On the first front, referendum campaigns are rarely fun affairs, which flows to the second part, time to dial it down.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

Increased penalties will come into effect (Thursday) November 1, 2018, for drivers who put people at risk through excessive speeding, impaired driving, distracted driving and other violations said the Provincial Government in a media release.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

Police have made an arrest in horrific home invasion of a terminally ill cancer paitent in Sicamous.

In a media release, RCMP said police in Nanaimo arrested a 37 year-old man Tuesday (October 30) in relation to a series of charges originating from the BC Interior City.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 29 2018

Beekeepers around the province have another opportunity to apply for BeeBC funding to help with projects in their communities to support the health of bees in British Columbia.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Istuary Innovations is back in the news this month and not for particularly good reasons.

Founded by Sun Yian, Istuary rolled into B.C. or out of a downtown Vancouver Starbucks – depending upon your perspective – in 2013.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 24 2018

By Cathy Holtslander
 

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 21 2018

By Chrystia Freeland

The United States Mexico Canada Agreement is an updated, modernized North American trade agreement that is good for Canada and good for Canadians.

It is the result of Canada being tough at the negotiation table, united at home, and getting the job done.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Oct 18 2018

By Seth Klein

Among the fear-mongering claims of the “No” side in BC’s electoral reform debate, a favorite is that proportional representation (pro rep) will result in unstable minority governments that can’t get anything done.

The claim is unsubstantiated nonsense.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, British Columbians throughout the province will be able to legally purchase non-medical cannabis online .

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