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by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 04 2019

British Columbia’s annual allowable rent increase for 2020 has been set at 2.6%, the province’s annual rate of inflation — 2% lower than it would have been prior to the reduction government made in 2019.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 04 2019

The Ktunaxa Nation will receive $16.1 million in federal government support to protect the Qat’muk area, also known as the Jumbo Valley.

It covers 211,045 hectares in the southeastern area of BC in the central Purcell Mountains. Developers have been trying to build the Jumbo Glacier Resort there for over 25 years.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 29 2019

With the school year about to start back up, the Canada Safety Council would like to take this opportunity to remind motorists across Canada to adjust their driving habits accordingly.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Know your bike and where you’re permitted to ride it in BC Parks.

In response to the growing popularity of electric bikes, BC Parks is implementing an e-bike policy to help protect sensitive wildlife, ecosystems and cultural values.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 26 2019

These days, sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another - as in the "greatest of all-time." This is a story about actual goats.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 23 2019

The investigation into the Sea to Sky Gondola is active and ongoing.

The investigation to date has confirmed the preliminary assessment. Police have confirmed that the main cable was cut and that there are no other natural or mechanical reasons for the cable to have failed.

by Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

The BC SPCA is reaching out to the public to cover emergency veterinary costs for a little dog staff have named Falcor, who is the subject of a cruelty investigation.

by Contributor on Friday Aug 23 2019

It may be the dogs days of summer, but it’s cats and kittens who are urgently needing homes, according to the BC SPCA.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Aug 22 2019

“It's your fault.” “No it's not, it's yours.” “Stop bickering, why don't we all just agree to blame it on the Speaker?” “We can't do that.” “Why not? It makes perfect sense and it gets us all off the hook at the same time.”

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 22 2019

Hundreds of Canadian scientists sent a letter this morning (August 22, 2019) to Stéphane Perrault, the Chief Electoral Officer, urging Elections Canada to clarify how the science on climate change can be communicated during the election period. 

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