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B.C. lays out plans for 'modernizing' regulation of the forest industry

B.C. lays out plans for 'modernizing' regulation of the forest industry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has released a series of goals, plans and an initial yearlong timeline as it works to "modernize" its regulation of the forest sector.
At least six more arrests at old-growth blockade near Port Renfrew

At least six more arrests at old-growth blockade near Port Renfrew

Protesters have been camped out in the woods of southern Vancouver Island since last August to block industry from logging old-growth trees.
B.C. woman behind viral photo was given up for adoption to avoid being sent to Kamloops residential school (VIDEO)

B.C. woman behind viral photo was given up for adoption to avoid being sent to Kamloops residential school (VIDEO)

"We have to take action and we have to make people accountable."
70 per cent of B.C.'s eligible adults have first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

70 per cent of B.C.'s eligible adults have first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials say about 70 per cent of eligible adults in the province have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
World Naked Bike Ride to roll through Vancouver this month

World Naked Bike Ride to roll through Vancouver this month

The ride will start at Sunset Beach this year
Trina Hunt's family looking for closure, fighting for answers as IHIT continues 'progressing' investigation

Trina Hunt's family looking for closure, fighting for answers as IHIT continues 'progressing' investigation

A $50,000 reward is being offered by the Port Moody woman’s loved ones. To the person who committed the crime, the family urges them to 'own up to your actions.'
B.C. forestry modernization plan calls for big boost in Indigenous participation

B.C. forestry modernization plan calls for big boost in Indigenous participation

Province unveils new strategy amid strains on supply, soaring lumber prices
Almost six people died every day of drug overdoses in B.C. in April: coroner service

Almost six people died every day of drug overdoses in B.C. in April: coroner service

VICTORIA — The BC Coroners Service says the overdose death rate in British Columbia has nearly doubled since 2016, the year a state of emergency was declared in the crisis.
Vancouver sends drug decriminalization pitch to Health Canada for federal review

Vancouver sends drug decriminalization pitch to Health Canada for federal review

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says it has submitted its final proposal for decriminalization of simple possession of drugs to Health Canada, making it the first jurisdiction in the country to apply for such an exemption for federal drug laws.
Drunk Burnaby driver picked up by drunker twin sister: police

Drunk Burnaby driver picked up by drunker twin sister: police

Both 28-year-old women issued temporary driving bans
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