The plight of the residents of the British Columbia village of Lytton that was all but destroyed in a wildfire this summer gained political focus on Thursday, October 7, 2021, in the provincial legislature.
Forty per cent of British Columbia's long-term care staff who were surveyed by the province's advocate for seniors said they went into work at least once in the past year feeling sick, a report reveals.
The British Columbia government's inadequate support during an extreme heat wave this summer "compounded risks" for people with disabilities and those who are older, says an independent international human rights group.
The Thompson Rivers University report, which examined B.C.'s communications practices during the devastating wildfire seasons of 2017 and 2018, calls for improvements to better inform people about risks before, during, and following wildfires.
A British Columbia forestry company appeared in court Tuesday to apply for a one-year extension of an injunction against ongoing protests over logging of old-growth trees in a remote area of southern Vancouver Island.
A former director of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation's anti-money laundering office says he is the "whistleblower" that likely prompted the public inquiry examining how hundreds of millions of dollars in illegal cash flowed through the province's casinos.
A report that details the discovery of what are believed to be the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops residential school has been delayed slightly but is expected to be complete by the end of June, says Chief Rosanne Casimir.