Five ways to fireproof your home

Last summer in B.C., 190 homes and nearly 250 other buildings were completely destroyed by wildfires in both the Thompson-Nicola Regional District and the Cariboo Regional District. To reduce losses like this in the future, there are things people can do to make their homes safer if a wildfire strikes.
Elizabeth Audette-Bourdeau, Welbi, Startup Canada, Evolocity

Government of Canada spending a billion plus to boost women-led businesses

Over five years, the federal government will spend an additional $20 million to help women enter and succeed in the trades and $32 million to create career pathways for visible minorities and women who are new to Canada. The package also adds $105 million over five years to the coffers of regional development agencies that support investments in women-led businesses, and $1.4 billion over 3 years.

Kinder Morgan company used private investigators to monitor protestors. Here's how it worked.

On a sunny morning in late May, people protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline trickled in one by one to mingle at the Watch House campground. Two men hired by Kinder Morgan to report back on the protestors' activities mixed discreetly with the crowd, their identities unknown to the around them. An exclusive investigation, from National Observer.