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 →

With cannabis now legal in Canada, curious minds are seeking out marijuana-based treatments, like CBD — a compound of cannabis — for treating ongoing medical conditions, with some people even using it to wean themselves off prescription medications. A recent U.S. study by a cannabis marketing and research firm for a medical hub,Read More →

A classical Chinese garden in Vancouver remains closed as the hunt continues to capture an elusive otter, which is decimating the location’s koi population. The story of the industrious animal and the valuable decorative fish has captured the attention of many. Onlookers now congregate outside the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden to seeRead More →