VANCOUVER — Predictions of an abysmal sockeye return has forced the closure of all salmon fishing on the Lower Fraser River, prompting an outcry from recreational users who say they are leading the way to preserve that fishery.
MEARES ISLAND, B.C. — British Columbia’s Medal of Good Citizenship has been presented to residents of Ahousaht First Nation and the town of Tofino for an all-out effort helping dozens of people when a whale-watching ship overturned last October.
VICTORIA — Fences are up and debris is being hauled away from the now-vacant homeless camp outside Victoria’s courthouse, but British Columbia’s housing minister says the cleanup will be long and costly.
VANCOUVER — Anglers are expressing frustration over the closure of recreational salmon fishing on British Columbia’s Lower Fraser River, saying they’re already taking measures to preserve weak sockeye stocks.