Environment

Landmark deal protects huge swath of central B.C. coast from logging

By The Canadian Press
February 1, 2016 - 10:21am Updated: February 1, 2016 - 2:12pm

VANCOUVER — A jewel in the crown of British Columbia’s magnificent landscape — the Great Bear Rainforest — has been largely protected from logging in a landmark agreement between First Nations, forest companies, environmental groups and the government, Premier Christy Clark said Monday.

Image Credit: Facebook / North Shore Search and Rescue

Missing snowboarder found dead on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
January 30, 2016 - 2:38pm Updated: January 31, 2016 - 12:38pm

VANCOUVER — A 40-year-old Surrey man who went missing while snowboarding on Cypress Mountain has been found dead.

Mike Danks of North Shore Rescue says the man’s body was found near Montizambert Creek, a very rocky area.

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