A Vancouver naturopath who charges $15,000 US for children with autism to have fecal transplants at a clinic near Tijuana, Mexico could put them at serious risk of infection with an unproven treatment, according to doctors and scientists. Jason Klop claims in Facebook videos that he’s treated kids as young asRead More →

Teck Resources Ltd. has signed a deal with Ridley Terminals Inc. that will allow it to increase shipments of steelmaking coal from its B.C. operations. Ridley Terminals owns and operates the marine bulk handling terminal at Prince Rupert’s Ridley Island on B.C.’s North Coast. The agreement increases contracted capacity from threeRead More →

A United Nations committee working to end racism is urging Canada to immediately stop the construction of three major resource projects in B.C. until it obtains approval from affected First Nations. The committee on the elimination of racial discrimination monitors a convention to end racial discrimination signed by countries includingRead More →

A renowned carver of monumental B.C. totem poles has turned his hand to the creation of tiny Haida emojis for the digital age. Jaalen Edenshaw’s traditional art, which includes masks, canoes, and red cedar totem poles 13 metres high, is on display in galleries around the world. Now, his Haida emojis are available on the Apple app store,Read More →

After 25 years of cutting hair in downtown Prince George, Freda Barton is doing something she never expected: moving back home to Kitimat to cash in on northwestern British Columbia’s economic boom. “The whole town is just crazy busy,” Barton said. “I’m really excited.” Barton will be helping Kitimat’s Nechako Barber Shop setRead More →