The leaders of British Columbia's two main parties square off on Thursday, November 8, 2018, in a debate on electoral reform that experts say arrives after decades of electoral dysfunction that produced lopsided victories and made losers out of popular-vote winners.
Natural gas service to much of British Columbia was being gradually restored on Thursday, October 11, 2018, after a pipeline explosion north of Prince George shut down a major supply artery to homes, institutions and industries.
An explosion and fire in a pipeline that provides natural gas to about 1.5 million customers in British Columbia, Washington state and Oregon has prompted a plea from energy companies to conserve fuel as Indigenous leaders called for assurances of safety.
A group of homeless people who pitched tents in a B.C. provincial park near Victoria are expected to move into approved shelters and living spaces before a government-imposed deadline, Housing Minister Selina Robinson said on Monday, October 1, 2018.
The plight of a homeless man who says he was told he couldn't get cancer treatment while living in temporary housing in Victoria highlights the difficulties of finding a suitable home to recover for those who have been on the streets, health and housing advocates say.
The camping area of a provincial park near Victoria was closed to the public on Thursday, September 20, 2018, as a group of homeless people were allowed to stay indefinitely while the British Columbia government tries to find them alternate housing options.
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.