Brenna Owen is a community-driven multimedia journalist and a guest on Coast Salish territory, where she’s completing a Master of Journalism at UBC. She’s also a member of the National Student Investigative Reporting Network. Brenna has travelled to three United Nations climate conferences as a civil society delegate and got her start in journalism at CFRC, the community radio station in Kingston, Ontario.
The British Columbia Supreme Court has rejected a Wet'suwet'en bid to quash the extension of the environmental assessment certificate for Coastal GasLink's natural gas pipeline, which was at the centre of countrywide protests last year.
Police are working to determine the motive of a series of stabbings that left a woman dead and six others injured inside and around a public library in North Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday, March 27, 2021.
British Columbia's provincial health officer is now allowing up to 10 people to meet outdoors after nearly four months of restrictions that barred in-person gatherings between people from different households.
British Columbia's top doctor understands the importance of balancing any COVID-19 restrictions against the charter right to freedom of religion, a lawyer for the province's attorney general has told the B.C. Supreme Court.
A lawyer for a group of British Columbia churches that are challenging the province's COVID-19 rules prohibiting in-person religious services argued on Monday, February 1, 2021, the orders reflect a "value judgment."
A judge has dismissed the British Columbia government's application for an injunction against three Fraser Valley churches that are breaking COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person services, though he agreed the public will likely face what may be greater exposure to the virus.
Canada is home to significant scientific expertise and research tackling COVID-19, though one expert says long-standing hurdles make it difficult for the country to punch above its weight in the global fight against the virus.
The latest rules for travellers arriving in Canada are ruffling feathers among snowbirds wintering south of the border, while those who stayed home wonder why thousands opted to travel during the pandemic.
B.C. is partnering with the province's hydroelectric utility to offer a lower rate for some industries and public transportation agencies with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the province announced on Thursday, January 28, 2021.