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New fisheries closures announced near Vancouver to protect glass sponge reefs

New fisheries closures announced near Vancouver to protect glass sponge reefs

VANCOUVER — Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has announced eight marine refuges in the waters northwest of Vancouver, saying they will help protect newly discovered glass sponge reefs.
Meng Wenzhou extradition hearing starts today

Meng Wenzhou extradition hearing starts today

Legal bid to turn over Huawei CFO to U.S. authorities could drag on for years
Ditch the switch — it's high time to stay on daylight savings

Ditch the switch — it's high time to stay on daylight savings

Research shows more crime, accidents linked to changing clocks twice yearly
Artisan market for Britannia Beach South approved

Artisan market for Britannia Beach South approved

Fifty vendor stalls will be put up during first year
Site of Canada's last volcano eruption is in an area of B.C. splendour

Site of Canada's last volcano eruption is in an area of B.C. splendour

About 2,000 people, one-third of the Nisga'a population, died in two villages in what is now northwestern British Columbia as a result of the Tseax eruption in about 1780.
Seal shot in face is being treated at Vancouver Aquarium, release uncertain

Seal shot in face is being treated at Vancouver Aquarium, release uncertain

VANCOUVER — A harbour seal that was shot in the face and injured by birdshot is being treated at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre.
Derelict boat act now official, lawbreakers facing hefty fines

Derelict boat act now official, lawbreakers facing hefty fines

VANCOUVER — The group representing recreational boaters in British Columbia says boat owners now have a "reminder and an incentive" to ensure proper disposal of vessels that are no longer seaworthy.
Squamish company flies it forward with free flights for women

Squamish company flies it forward with free flights for women

Glacier Air offers flights for Women of Aviation Worldwide Week
Family legal assistance, dedicated criminal case aid among legal aid review suggestions

Family legal assistance, dedicated criminal case aid among legal aid review suggestions

Review hampered by short time period, access to legal aid clients
Experts say popular Yukon ice cave seriously unstable, close to collapse

Experts say popular Yukon ice cave seriously unstable, close to collapse

Slabs of ice routinely fall from the roof