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by Dermod Travis on Tuesday May 21 2019

Pity assignment editors in newsrooms across B.C. this month. No shortage of material.

by Contributor on Monday May 20 2019

BullyingCanada is seeking volunteers across the country to help offer our services to the many bullied youth throughout Canada. BullyingCanada receives, on average, more than a thousand requests a day and in order to reach kids where they are—on their smartphones without actually being on the phone—BullyingCanada

by Contributor on Thursday May 16 2019

Sydney was found by a Good Samaritan and arrived at the BC SPCA’s Kamloops & District Branch heavily pregnant with an abscess on her paw.

by Dan Kraus on Thursday May 16 2019

This week, representatives of 132 governments around the world released a United Nations report that issues a stark warning:  the accelerating deterioration of nature is jeopardizing humanity’s collective future. The report is the most comprehensive-ever study of life on Earth.

by Wildsight on Wednesday May 15 2019

More than 30 organizations from across the province joined together in Victoria on Wednesday to call for major reform to B.C.’s dated mining laws and regulations. Wildsight joined the group to call on the B.C.

by Contributor on Sunday May 12 2019

The Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC) is partnering with the Canadian Council on Invasive Species to pilot a national Clean Drain Dry program across BC over the next three years.

by Contributor on Thursday May 09 2019

Ignoring new, prominent warning signs and flying through one of British Columbia's highest-risk intersections soon will lead to an automated speeding ticket - a road safety approach proven to cut speeds and tragic outcomes elsewhere.

by Contributor on Wednesday May 08 2019

British Columbia’s luxury car sector is being used to launder the proceeds of crime, according to an independent review on money laundering through luxury cars and horse racing by former senior RCMP officer Peter German.

German's report, released Tuesday, May 7, 2019, is the first detailed examination of money laundering in luxury car sales in Canada.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday May 06 2019

By Alex Hemingway

Changes to personal BC taxes over the past year and a half — including elimination of Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums—mean the vast majority of households are seeing their tax bills fall while the richest one per cent are paying more.

This is good news for tax fairness in BC.

by John Horgan on Thursday May 02 2019

We are so lucky to live in this extraordinary province. With beautiful mountains, pristine wilderness, rivers and lakes, and wild coastline, we need to do all we can to protect this province we love and call home. 

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