Federal Politics

Site C dam protesters dig in and prepare for arrests at historic site in B.C.

By The Canadian Press
January 7, 2016 - 10:23am Updated: January 7, 2016 - 12:35pm

VANCOUVER — First Nations protesting the construction of the $9-billion Site C dam in northeastern British Columbia are preparing for their own arrests while they implore Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intervene to stop the hydroelectric project.

Image Credit: Shell Canada

Shell-led joint venture obtains key permit for LNG facility in Kitimat, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
January 5, 2016 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER — A Shell-led joint venture company says it has obtained a key permit to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in northern British Columbia.

LNG Canada says it is the first in the province to receive the permit from the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission.

Dead Syrian boy's aunt reflects on family's journey, world's refugee response

By The Canadian Press
December 26, 2015 - 9:28am Updated: December 26, 2015 - 9:30pm

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — It looks like any other hair salon.

Shiny hydraulic swivel chairs sit in front of mirrored work stations. Hair-dryer seats line the far wall. Brightly coloured gels and shampoos festoon various shelves. Sweets fill a bowl beside the cash register.