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.
The premiers of British Columbia and Alberta will join their counterparts from Western Canada and the North at meetings next week in Yellowknife, but John Horgan doesn't expect any drama over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
Tensions over the Trans Mountain pipeline increased on Thursday, May 17, 2018, with British Columbia announcing plans to launch a lawsuit over new Alberta legislation that could restrict fuel exports to the West Coast.
All sides in the escalating dispute over the Trans Mountain expansion project appear to be digging in with the Alberta and British Columbia governments clashing over fuel prices and Indigenous and political leaders warning of civil unrest