The Canada Green Building Conference is taking place in Vancouver this week, and a major portion of the program will be pushing the need to retrofit older buildings to reduce their carbon footprint.  Thomas Mueller, president and CEO of the Canada Green Building Council, says buildings contribute about 30 perRead More →

Friends are remembering the Canadian woman killed in Monday’s floatplane collision in Alaska as an accomplished taekwondo martial artist looking forward to the next stage of her life.  Elsa Wilk, 37, who was from Richmond, B.C., but lived in Port Coquitlam, B.C., was named as one of six people killed after two sightseeing planesRead More →

The spring melt in B.C. uncovers crocuses — and garbage, by the truckload in some spots Illegal trash dumping costs millions of dollars provincewide and it has groups calling for everything from stiffer fines to more surreptitious monitoring. The Penticton Indian Band recently installed a hidden camera to stop trash tipping and conservationRead More →

Construction on a controversial gas pipeline project in British Columbia’s northern Interior has been suspended while the company investigates claims that Indigenous artifacts were found on a work site.  The Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation says it found two stone tools where TransCanada-owned Coastal Gaslink is currently building the camp that willRead More →