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It was two years ago, while hovering over the Niger Delta in a two-dollar-per-second rented helicopter that Edward Burtynsky saw
It can take decades of research and more than billions of dollars to create a new antibiotic drug. Sometimes, the
Forty years ago, one doctor noticed new moms weren’t getting help they needed. It led to a revolution in care.
Bill adopting UN declaration stalled and in danger of dying Almost a year after the House of Commons passed a
Megaproject a missed opportunity to address skills shortage, critics argue. The largest public works project in B.C.’s history — the
She’s a fearless ‘uniter’ say watchers of her rise and the Liberals’ crisis.  By Zoë Ducklow and Katie Hyslop She
RCMP raids in Wet’suwet’en territory can’t bring justice, reconciliation or a better future, Neskonlith chief says. Chief Judy Wilson of
The RCMP moved Monday to break up a First Nations protest. Here’s how we got to this point. Where is
Construction needs to stop so that rights ‘aren’t gone before the First Nations can have their day in court,’ lawyer
An excerpt from a new book on the dam project that’s divided B.C. Damming the Peace: The Hidden Costs of
The Colten Boushie case should be a wake-up call for Canadians, says Jerilynn Webster, an activist from Nuxalk and Onondaga
Whistler and Blackcomb mountains are world-class ski and snowboard destinations. People travel from distant continents to experience their legendary powder.
From expropriation to First Nations lawsuit to political shifts, dam decision brings change. Premier John Horgan has announced his government
‘I’ve been to many of these things and this was refreshingly good.’ On a Saturday afternoon in late September, the
‘It’s the issue that’s out front and in everybody’s faces.’ Recent experiences with the federal government have left Prophet River
Utilities commissioners will need to get knee-deep in data. Can it really be done in 12 weeks? The last time
It’s risky, but many saved their property by not evacuating. The Tl’etinqox First Nation fought side by side with firefighters.
It’s been two months since we promised to dive deep into the Site C dam and asked what you want
Recent data suggests we don't. Decreased load forecasts give us more time to consider less costly energy options. Do we
Site C is located in Treaty 8 territory. Consultation happened, but lots of First Nations people I spoke with say
Despite many meetings, some Treaty 8 members say the consultations should’ve focused less on compensation and more on protecting treaty
Demand projections show power not needed, will be sold at a loss. Halting work on the Site C dam could
People are still questioning BC Liberals' review of Site C. Politicians wanted to avoid tough questions about need for project,
Cancelling unneeded, expensive, high-risk dam still smart choice, former CEO, economist say. It’s a lot of work getting a riverbank
Fly over the Site C dam to see how the landscape has so far been changed by construction. https://youtu.be/C4TdKPQ4GAs?mute=1  
I spent all summer reporting on the megaproject, and still have so many questions. So I've teamed up with The Tyee
Eighteen provincial workers recently spent two days camping in the Peace River valley learning about Treaty 8 First Nations beliefs
It's prudent advice to keep an eye out for for wildlife at the Awakening Music Festival in Sukunka Valley, where
A caribou cow in a pen near Chetwynd. The new mother was one of 17 animals released back into the
The Sierra Club BC and environmentalist Josette Wier filed a petition for judicial review in B.C. Supreme Court July 20,
A Tumbler Ridge man pled guilty to two counts of trafficking wildlife meat earlier this month, receiving a $2,400 fine
Pemmican Days at Saulteau First Nation was three hot days of contests, games, food and friends. Two moose were cut
GP Brewing president Matt Toni and head brewer Jim Lague in their newly opened tasting room.Grain Bin Beer and GP
Green leader Elizabeth May calls Site C ‘a monstrosity,’ says Trudeau must seek new advice on damDipping a paddle in
The 11th annual Paddle for the Peace will take to the waters Saturday, July 9, and organizers are expecting it
Dawson Creek’s motorcycle club, the 97 Riders, has raised $1,929 for the South Peace Community Resources Society (SPCRS). Vice President
Dr. Harry Swain knows more than most about the Site C dam. With a Ph.D. in economic geography and 22
  Partway through a double major in political science and history, Casey Toews realized she really loves working with her
Move could mean $100 million a year in new exports: Cattlemen’s Assoc. More than a decade after the fallout of
After a successful Canada Day World Fair, Manija Shirzad looks to bring a new food truck to Fort St. John
The B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) is ordering BC Hydro and one of its Site C dam contractors to tighten
Northern Lights College has received a one-time $75,000 provincial grant to support the success and increase enrolment of aboriginal students.
The size and success of Fort St. John’s first Pride parade surprised many. The parade, held on June 25, attracted
Deklan Franklin messes around on his scooter beside the hockey rink in the Pomeroy Sport Centre. He jumps and flips
Hundreds of supporters turned out on Saturday to the Carnival of Hope, put on as a fundraiser for the Fort
Young dancer initiated On Sunday, 13-year old Trevor Penner, stood at the edge of the Taylor arena waiting. As a
A caribou maternal penning project in northeastern B.C. has seen the numbers of a herd increase from just 16 animals
At the RCMP North District awards Andrew Adams, a civilian, was recognized for his life-saving act of bravery when two young
In May 2016, Super Valu in Houston, B.C. announced they were shutting down. It's the town's only full grocery store,
The federal government reinstated the long-form census in 2016, as promised during the election campaign in October 2015. When they
Coffee while camping is essential. Here I talked with Quesnel-based roaster Ian Mason about how to best brew coffee without
Youth at the Guru Nanak Darbar Sikh temple in Prince George spend the week leading up to Vaisakhi at the temple, learning
‘For Indigenous people, birth is supposed to be a ceremony,’ says doula from Squamish Nation A woman from the Squamish
Aircraft mechanic Kelly Lamarche rummages through her old, blue toolbox filled with a mishmash of screwdrivers, ratchets and flexible wrenches.
Hipsters do it. Students do it. Boys do it. Activists do it. Lovers of sustainability do it. The nooks and
The story of Melvin Berry, an aspiring fighter at the All Star Wrestling league out of Surrey, B.C.
B.C.’s building permits are surging ahead while other provinces showed significant decreases, according to Statistics Canada. Data from last November
Vancouver’s settlement agencies have a robust system that can absorb the nearly 3,000 Syrian refugees expected to arrive in B.C.
City Council voted in favour of becoming the greenest city in the world with an action plan that will see
Ninety-four countries use proportional representation, where votes translate directly to seats in parliament. Canada doesn’t. Canada’s electoral system is known
Kumar Swamy speaks confidently to a large crowd of wealthy Canadians. Wearing a sharp white dress shirt and sport coat,
“I’m going to be famous in America!” Hernan Fernandez jokes as we take his picture in front of his sprawling