British Columbia

Daphne Odjig, whose art blended Ojibwa with Picasso and Van Gogh, dies at 97

By The Canadian Press
October 2, 2016 - 11:22pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — An elder of Canadian aboriginal artists whose work appeared in galleries around the world has died.

Daphne Odjig was born in northern Ontario and had been living in Kelowna, B.C., where she passed away Saturday at the age of 97, her son, Stan Somerville, confirms.

While on the Spring 2014 trade mission, Premier Christy Clark visited the Petronas Twin Towers and met with CEO & chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Sahmsul Azhar Abbas.
While on the Spring 2014 trade mission, Premier Christy Clark visited the Petronas Twin Towers and met with CEO & chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Sahmsul Azhar Abbas. Image Credit: BC Government

B.C. says Petronas is not considering sale of proposed LNG terminal

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2016 - 2:19pm

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says the main stakeholder in a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal is not considering selling its stake in the multibillion-dollar project.

War canoe takes Prince William and Kate to Haida Gwaii as royal tour winds down

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2016 - 1:11pm Updated: September 30, 2016 - 5:24pm

HAIDA GWAII, B.C. — Prince William and Kate arrived at a small village off the coast of B.C. on Friday in a replica 15-metre Haida war canoe, ferried to the remote island by paddlers wearing T-shirts opposing liquefied national gas development.

Image Credit: Global News

Suspect arrested after missing Japanese ESL student found dead in Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2016 - 11:58am Updated: September 30, 2016 - 2:16pm

VANCOUVER — The mysterious disappearance of a Japanese woman studying English in Vancouver is now a police investigation into her death.

Police announced Friday that the body of 30-year-old Natsumi Kogawa was found on the grounds of an empty heritage mansion in the city’s West End.

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