Dated: July 29, 2019:
For over two decades the Tsilhqot’in have battled to keep Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) from destroying Teẑtan Biny and Yanah Biny with TML’s plan to create an open pit mine on a place of profound cultural and spiritual significance. Both TML and TNG have filed injunctions in B.C. Supreme Court and are in court today and tomorrow.
The conversation around pipelines and oil sands in Canada has been so heated and polarized it’s difficult to sort hype from fact. It’s often hard to have an informed conversation about the issue, let alone an informed debate.
As the search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky continues, RCMP are able to provide the following update.
Water activist Jessica Ogden escaped the wrath of the court system Thursday in Nelson when Madam Justice Jennifer Duncan tossed out a contempt of court charge on a technicality.
Odgen appeared in court after being arrested June 21 by RCMP for disobeying a court order at a logging operation near Balfour.
In a media release Friday, the BC Wildfire Service said effective at noon Pacific time on Monday, July 29, 2019, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction, including the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District.
Columbia River levels are going to increase roughly 1.4 feet over the next two days, according to Stakeholder Engagement Advisor Mary Anne Coules.
"We`re asking that people exercise extra caution and make safety their top priority when engaging in activity on or near the Columbia River," she said.
In a press release issued this morning, Coules explained the increases:
The investigation into the Northern BC deaths has continued, as the search for the two suspects continues to expand.
Police can now confirm that the man discovered deceased on July 19, 2019 at a Highway pullout about tw0o kilometres south of the vehicle fire south of Stikine River Bridge on Highway 37 is 64-year-old Leonard Dyck from Vancouver, BC.
A Trail man is facing charges in connection with a break-and-enter in Warfield earlier this month, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
He said that on July 6, policereceived a report that an unknown/unknown suspect(s) broke into a detached garage overnight in the 600 block of Shakespeare Street, in Warfield, adding that the follow items were stolen:
The BC SPCA’s North Cariboo Branch in Prince George is hoping to find loving homes for the two kittens and seven adult cats found abandoned inside storage bins on a vacant property on Milburn Avenue earlier this month.
FortisBC experienced storm-related damage to its electricity system overnight and this morning and we’re working to restore service to about 1,500 FortisBC customers in the Christina Lake and communities between Nelson, Crawford Bay and Kaslo.