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The ferry Tacoma has been out of service for repairs since Tuesday when it lost power on the busy Seattle-Bainbridge Island route.
7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
The British Columbia government has granted environmental approval for a proposed $5.3-billion mine in the provinces north, which would tap into one of the largest gold and copper deposits in the world and has already received support from local First Nations.
One of the biggest copper and gold ore deposits in the world has received an environmental assessment certificate to begin development of a mine near Stewart in northwestern B.C. Seabridge Gold's KSM mine property includes four ore bodies that contain silver and molybdenum as well as gold and copper.
Hospitals in Surrey, Abbotsford and New Westminster that are Fraser Health's designated centres to treat stroke victims have so far failed to provide optimum care for them and redirect too many of those patients to Vancouver instead.
Opponents of Metro Vancouver's waste-to-energy strategy have been dealt a blow by the B.C. Utilities Commission.
North Vancouver District Mayor Richard Walton is chair of Metro Vancouver's regional mayors' council that controls tax increases for TransLink.
Overcoming potential tragedy in a parking lot is not necessarily an easy prospect, given the casual way in which so many lots are designed and how some drivers - for whatever reason - respond to that Mall parking lots should be places of relative peace, considering cars and trucks and minivans just sit there while drivers and passengers do what ... (more)
TransLink's appointed board of directors must take ultimate responsibility for senior managers' failure to anticipate and prevent this month's SkyTrain shutdowns .
The company that owns the northern British Columbia sawmill where two workers were killed and 22 others injured in a explosion and fire has been ordered by WorkSafeBC to pay more than $724,000 in penalties and levies.
The federal government has responded to the strengthening of aboriginal title in B.C. by following the province's lead and focusing on resource use agreements rather than full-scale treaties that have been slow and expensive to negotiate.
Craig Premack, who was shot while riding on the Trans-Canada Highway at 1 a.m. during an overnight road cycling event near Spences Bridge, B.C., in June, shows where the bullet entered his forearm during a news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday July 29, 2014.
The loss of a south Okanagan movie set in a fire earlier in July, is a blow for the BC film industry, according to Jon Summerland, film commissioner with the Okanagan Film Commission.
A photo of Red Scorpion member Cory James Lesperance, 29, left. Lesperance tweets on MMA and it is believed he is posing here as a fan with an MMA fighter at an MMA event.
Christopher Lawrence was working at a gravel-crushing site near Drumheller, Alta., this month when he became entangled in a conveyor belt and was killed.
Dog owners in Kamloops are being warned about a spike in rattlesnakes sightings along some trails.
A 43-year-old Abbotsford man has been charged with sexual assault and committing an indecent act following an incident on Saturday.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:20 am
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