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B.C. valley of ancient trees, rare animals preserved in deal with forest firm

B.C. valley of ancient trees, rare animals preserved in deal with forest firm

VICTORIA — A valley of giant trees, lakes and wetlands in southeastern British Columbia nearly 200 times the size of Vancouver’s Stanley Park is being preserved in an agreement with governments, Indigenous groups, a forest company and the Nature Cons
Three new B.C. mines aim to pour first gold in 2024

Three new B.C. mines aim to pour first gold in 2024

Of eight new mines or expansions in the queue, one is on Nisga'a Nation treaty land
Coastal GasLink fined $213,600

Coastal GasLink fined $213,600

Levy stems from February 2022 inspection near Kitimat
B.C. announces new conservancy protecting old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke

B.C. announces new conservancy protecting old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke

The forests contain substantial areas of mature and old-growth trees, with some ranging from 800 to 1,500 years old.
Prince George business leader rips B.C. government over value-added wood decision

Prince George business leader rips B.C. government over value-added wood decision

Secondary manufacturers to be limited to 10 per cent of B.C. Timber Supply.
Royal B.C. Museum returning totem to remote First Nation

Royal B.C. Museum returning totem to remote First Nation

The pole was taken from the Nuxalk homeland in South Bentinck (Talleomy) south of Bella Coola after people were forced to relocate after a smallpox epidemic around 1900.
B.C. islanders bid adieu to their Queen who reigned for nearly 60 years

B.C. islanders bid adieu to their Queen who reigned for nearly 60 years

Quadra Islanders braved lashing wind and rain to bid farewell to the queen that for decades dictated many aspects of their lives and reigned over their West Coast community.
Developers, lobbyists among Eby’s NDP leadership campaign supporters

Developers, lobbyists among Eby’s NDP leadership campaign supporters

The list includes a total $6,359.09 from Giulio, Marcello, Morris, Paolo and Rossano De Cotiis, members of the family behind Onni and Amacon.
City of Prince George tried to silence UNBC critics, emails show

City of Prince George tried to silence UNBC critics, emails show

City staff tried to suppress the dissemination of an opinion piece written by a group of UNBC faculty which criticized the city’s efforts to clean up the tent encampment known as Moccasin Flats.
B.C. to dedicate some provincial timber supply to value-added industry

B.C. to dedicate some provincial timber supply to value-added industry

DELTA, B.C. — The British Columbia government is launching a new program that will ensure dedicated access to the provincial timber supply for secondary manufacturers that make value-added products.
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