Justin Trudeau celebrated the B.C. Day holiday on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at a summer picnic in a park with about 3,000 people in Penticton, of whom many wanted to pose for a selfie with the prime minister, while others held placards opposed to the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Cigarettes and their filters made from plastic account for almost 50 per cent of the waste collected along the Vancouver and Victoria shorelines, says a study analyzing data from volunteer coastline cleanups in British Columbia.
Scientists in British Columbia used whale whisperer tactics on Thursday, August 2, 2018, to coax a large male killer whale out of a busy marine harbour by playing recorded sounds of other orcas to the animal.
Near the foot of sacred Mount Prevost where Indigenous people say their ancestors first landed on earth lays buried a 2,000-year-old settlement with archeological evidence of ancient tools, homes, hearths and grave sites.
A West Coast whale watching collective is demanding closer access for its members to more abundant killer whale populations after the federal government imposed a 200-metre viewing distance limit to protect the endangered southern resident orcas.
Money-laundering operations in casinos have been tied to British Columbia's opioid overdose crisis and the real-estate market, the attorney general said on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, as he released an independent report detailing how organized crime groups used the gaming industry to distribute its profits.
Fish farmers in British Columbia have four years to show their open-net operations don't harm wild salmon and to get approval from First Nations to locate them in their territories as part of new rules introduced on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
A British Columbia non-profit is the first organization in North America to start collecting some of the toughest plastics to recycle, including potato chip bags, zipper-lock sandwich pouches and six-pack rings around beer cans.