VANCOUVER—British Columbia has been so successful at putting out wildfires in recent decades that it actually has created a situation where its forests are more prone to flames, an expert says.
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WHITEHORSE—Relatives who poured out heart-wrenching stories of their missing or murdered loved ones in Yukon say the national inquiry must keep listening and adapting as it moves on to other communities.
VANCOUVER—British Columbia faces a two-week period of uncertainty until the final results are in from its tight election race and it becomes clearer whether the province has a minority or majority government.
VANCOUVER—The national missing and murdered indigenous women's inquiry has failed to adequately reach out to loved ones and survivors, says a coalition of advocacy groups and families less than two months before hearings are set to begin.
VANCOUVER—Natalie Harris was afraid to fall asleep.
As a young paramedic in Barrie, Ont., Harris went to bed dreading her next nightmare. Nearly every night, she says she bolted upright screaming and drenched in sweat.
In the morning, she sat frozen in panic—unable to put on her uniform.
VANCOUVER—When Marion Buller looks back on the Saskatchewan First Nation territory where she spent her summers growing up, some of her childhood friends no longer arw there.
They are aboriginal women who went missing or were murdered—part of a tragic phenomenon in Canada that Buller now is tasked with examining as head of a national inquiry.
VANCOUVER—Just days after Canada’s physician-assisted dying law came into force, a 25-year-old British Columbia woman with a degenerative muscle disease is challenging it in court.
VANCOUVER—Canada’s natural resources minister is promising a new relationship with First Nations on energy development and indigenous leaders are expressing cautious optimism about the new Liberal government’s tone.
VANCOUVER—Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is urging a developer to drop Donald Trump’s name from a downtown tower project, saying the U.S. presidential hopeful’s “hateful positions” have no place in the city.
Robertson has sent a passionate letter to the Holborn Group, which is building the 63-storey Trump International Hotel and Tower on West Georgia Street.
BURNABY, B.C.—British Columbians soon may be able to buy recreational bud along with their beer in local liquor stores—if two groups have their way.
The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union and the B.C. Private Liquor Store Association have joined forces to call for legal marijuana to be sold through the existing alcohol retail system.