The Canadian Press

B.C. youth still waiting too long for help three years after boy’s suicide: rep

By The Canadian Press
September 8, 2016 - 9:25am Updated: September 8, 2016 - 4:25pm

VICTORIA — The lack of timely mental health services contributed to the suicide of a 16-year-old boy who wasn’t eating, had threatened to kill himself and was left to roam in and out of school, British Columbia’s representative for children and youth says.

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Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs leader blasts province at First Nations gathering

By The Canadian Press
September 7, 2016 - 10:28am

VANCOUVER — An annual gathering of First Nations leaders and British Columbia cabinet ministers got off to a thorny start on Wednesday when the leader of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs berated the provincial government for its decisions on the environment and resource development.

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Spill response base planned for Vancouver harbour if Trans Mountain proceeds

By The Canadian Press
September 6, 2016 - 5:45pm

VANCOUVER — Western Canada Marine Response Corp. says it’s moving ahead with plans to build a new on-water spill response base in Vancouver harbour, even though the project will only proceed if the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is approved by the federal cabinet.