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Big money for B.C. salmon falls short on recovery plans, oversight, says conservation group

Big money for B.C. salmon falls short on recovery plans, oversight, says conservation group

$647 million in funding for salmon was announced Tuesday, but environmentalists say it's missing key plans to protect endangered coho, chinook and sockeye.
Vancouver to vote on delaying climate action amid permit backlog, pressure from gas lobby

Vancouver to vote on delaying climate action amid permit backlog, pressure from gas lobby

Amid pressure from an industry group and a rising backlog of permit applications, Vancouver city council will vote on whether to delay a zero-emissions building plan slated to come into effect next year.
Conservation officers respond to yet another coyote attack at Stanley Park

Conservation officers respond to yet another coyote attack at Stanley Park

Everyone who visits the park is urged to take precautions in case they encounter an aggressive coyote
Birth control class action suit certified in B.C.

Birth control class action suit certified in B.C.

Pfizer and Wyeth face battle over Alesse oral contraceptive
Federal government to fund new salmon hatcheries

Federal government to fund new salmon hatcheries

Declines in Fraser River sockeye are a major concern for the commercial fishing sector in B.C.
B.C. Catholic archdiocese sued in Gambier Island camp sexual allegations

B.C. Catholic archdiocese sued in Gambier Island camp sexual allegations

Man claims he, other boys abused repeatedly by unnamed camp counsellor
Man arrested in Burnaby for six alleged sexual assaults in Ontario

Man arrested in Burnaby for six alleged sexual assaults in Ontario

Lengthy police investigation leads to a B.C. man being arrested for alleged sexual assaults in Ontario.
B.C. teen recovering after impaired driver slams into her vehicle, flees scene

B.C. teen recovering after impaired driver slams into her vehicle, flees scene

Police arrested a 34-year-old man who fled the scene and say he failed two breath tests.
Wildfire service outlook points to rising fire risk for southern B.C.

Wildfire service outlook points to rising fire risk for southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Rainfall in the next three weeks is crucial if British Columbia hopes to avoid a devastating wildfire season, but the latest outlook from the BC Wildfire Service offers little optimism.
B.C. man running 215 kilometres, raises over $40K for residential school survivors

B.C. man running 215 kilometres, raises over $40K for residential school survivors

The Kamloops runner originally had a fundraising goal of $1,000.