British Columbia

Former WestJet employee says positive response to sex-assault story ‘wonderful’

By The Canadian Press
March 9, 2016 - 5:43pm

VANCOUVER — A former WestJet flight attendant who lost her job after she reported being allegedly sexually assaulted by a pilot says she’s been shocked by the positive response she’s received since sharing her story, despite initial fears of a public backlash.

Scientists want federal environment minister to reject 'flawed' LNG report

By The Canadian Press
March 9, 2016 - 1:28am

VICTORIA — Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna should reject a “flawed” environmental draft report for the proposed $36 billion Petronas-backed liquefied natural gas plant on British Columbia’s northwest coast near Prince Rupert, says an open letter to the minister signed by more than

Owlhead Mountain Range
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Overdue snowmobiler found dead near Sicamous

By James Peters
March 8, 2016 - 1:41pm Updated: March 8, 2016 - 3:24pm

SICAMOUS, B.C. — A search for a missing snowmobiler near Sicamous has ended in tragedy.

RCMP and Shuswap Search and Rescue were notified early this morning that a 34 year old man had not returned from a solo snowmobile outing in the area of Morton Peak, just southeast of Sicamous.