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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
The ‘vicious circle’ has deepened a persistent worker shortage during a period of record demand. Part seven of our labour
'If you deny that the need is there, then you'll never build the services and you'll never see it.' The
It's a bad year for certain kinds of popular mushrooms on Vancouver Island. We went mushroom hunting with two local
Christine Hale says she lost as much as $100,000 to a man who told her he loved her while inventing
After taking on the province in a public battle last spring, Ella Hale and Emma Epp feel brushed off by
Overnight security plus a place to sleep a win-win for van dweller Raffi the dog pops his fluffy head out
South Island old growth logging protesters not blinking at criminal charges The blockades on logging roads in the Fairy Creek
‘I didn’t believe this could happen to my mom either, but it did’ Warning: This article contains content some readers
B.C. Prosecution Service to review each case, will lay charges where evidence is sufficient The B.C. Prosecution Service might press
Raising livestock and families: the young women farmers of Sooke Kristy Sivorot does not shy away from hard work. She’s
Bill Jones says protesters will minimize activity, but stay until until logging ceases A Pacheedaht First Nation elder has responded
A group of determined seniors who call themselves Elders for Ancient Trees are bringing court action to stop the RCMP
There’s surprising activity happening behind the lines at the Fairy Creek old-growth protest sites On a hot Wednesday afternoon, while
Crowds of supporters and a car of elders breached the police line The people working to stop old-growth logging on
About 100 elderly hikers swarmed the RCMP exclusion zone, no arrests were made A gang of seniors marched on logging
Using seeds anyone can name their own variety Ever hear that to grow potatoes you just cut up any old
‘We don’t have to argue that Indigenous people have law anymore’ Three years after welcoming the first students to the
The year-long nesting period makes habitat a primary concern for wild bees Gardeners might be itching to clean up dead
Occupants wondering when things will get better The new owners of Highland Manor are making some progress toward improving safety
Between the three clinics, over 600 people were vaccinated in early March ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Mar. 10,
Reviews recommend more oversight, beefed up foundation stability work ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Feb. 26, 2021 11:06 a.m.
Mt. Waddington Health Network prepping a survey to get the full picture ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Feb. 11,
New owners promise to improve living standards in the run-down apartment ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Feb. 9, 2021
The suspicious January fire dispossessed 15 families in Port Hardy ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Feb. 3, 2021, 3:52
The triple-headed serpent is one of several intricate carvings artists have made for the Bighouse ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE
Island’s top doc Dr. Stanwick breaks down the Island’s rising numbers ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Jan. 26, 2021,
A burning mattress created smoke and heat, causing several tenants to jump from windows ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER
The A5 pod brought a new calf to their former Broughton Archipelago winter hunting area ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE
Federal decision to phase out 19 Discovery Island fish farms has sent shivers across northern Vancouver Island ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL
Strawberry the rooster’s family was surprised to learn he was an illegal pet ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Dec.
Six negative and six positive results were linked to the wrong names on the North Island ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM
The nation is calling on government to honour the Douglas Treaty ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Dec. 4, 2020
The little hangar museum has seen it all, from submarine threats to whaling to quiet hamlet life ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL
Boat launches k’awat’si Marine Transport into freight transport ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Nov. 10, 2020 4:15 p.m. Frigid
Rains have not slacked off, keeping landslides a present threat ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Nov. 3, 2020 10:00
Final approval from the Judicial Council is expected in January ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Oct. 31, 2020 7:30
ZOE DUCKLOW, LOCAL JOURNALISM INITIATIVE REPORTER Oct. 21, 2020 12:18 p.m. A pair of rudderless sailors were towed to Port
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.  
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