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by The Narwhal on Friday Mar 22 2019

Petrowest’s financial woes were widely known when BC Hydro quietly awarded a major contract to a B.C. numbered company — 1054143 — that an investigation by The Narwhal reveals was incorporated by key Petrowest executives.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Mar 21 2019

Governments must dread the day they have to post their credit card charges online. Thousands of charges totalling in the millions of dollars, it's a sure bet someone will find something to highlight.

The 2017/18 charges didn't disappoint: 94,726 records totalling $59.7 million.

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 21 2019

The government of British Columbia recently announced two important agreements that will influence the fate of mountain caribou in the province.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 19 2019

The Ambulance Paramedics and Emergency Dispatchers of BC (APBC) are raising concerns over staffing shortages affecting service levels across the Province.

by Contributor on Monday Mar 18 2019

The B.C. Poverty Reduction Coalition (BCPRC) congratulates the provincial government for launching the first ever poverty reduction plan for B.C.: TogetherBC. After a decade of advocacy, B.C. is no longer the only province without a poverty reduction strategy.

by Letters to the editor on Monday Mar 18 2019

To The Editor:

Dear Senators,

The First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is calling on each Senator of Canada to support the passage of Bill C-262, An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, without delay.

by The Narwhal on Thursday Mar 14 2019

Wildfire, drought and a pine beetle epidemic are piling on top of a long history of logging, pushing the province’s forests to a dangerous tipping point that experts say will make bad flooding worse

By Ben Parfitt for The Narwhal

by John Horgan on Monday Mar 11 2019

Everyone deserves to feel safe where they live. From action to deal with guns and gangs and organized crime, to more support for programs that prevent and reduce crime, our government is working to make communities safer for all British Columbians.

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

In a media release, Katrine Conroy, B.C.'s Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, issued a statement after this week's treaty negotiation meetings in Washington, D.C.:

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