Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Fall is a busy season in the yard for home and business owners. After the lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and trimmers.
And homeowners will need to get snow throwers, generators and other small engine equipment out and ready for winter use.
The Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrated the Grand Opening of its Solar Farm last Friday, October 18, 2019. The Tŝilhqot’in Solar Farm is located 80 km west of Williams Lake on what is known as the Riverwest Sawmill. The 1.25-MW solar farm is the largest of its kind in British Columbia and is one hundred percent developed, built, owned and operated by the Tŝilhqot’in Nation.
Boating in the fall offers colourful vistas, quiet anchorages and excellent fishing but it is not without its challenges that necessitate self-sufficiency and taking some additional precautions to keep from running into trouble.
VICTORIA - Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has confirmed the first probable case of a vaping-related illness in B.C.
There are several other investigations underway that may also meet the case definition of probable or confirmed vaping-related illness in the near future.
Taxpayers puked a year ago, and they still feel nauseous.
Another investigation has confirmed there is a sickening waste of taxpayer dollars afflicting the B.C. legislature. We need more than ginger ale, noodle soup and soothing words — we need a policy overhaul.
The man who gunned down a 53-year-old, off-duty Abbotsford policeman just over two years ago was convicted today, according to IHIT spokesman Cpl. David Lee.
The BC SPCA North Cariboo District Branch is asking members of the public to help with the costs of care for a dog named Luna who was shot, is severely emaciated and is recovering from surgery. There is an open cruelty investigation into Luna’s case.
From the deaths of 30 horses at California's Santa Anita Park this racing season to last month's raid at Vancouver's Hastings Racecourse by the Canadian Border Security Agency (CBSA), the sport of kings is taking a beating this summer.
And once again it seems either the whistleblower or law enforcement is placed on the hot seat.
In a media release Thursday, Health Canada said it is advising Canadians who use vaping products to monitor themselves for symptoms of pulmonary illness (e.g., cough, shortness of breath, chest pain) and to seek medical attention promptly if they have concerns about their health.