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Agricultural Land Commission CEO fired by BC Liberal govt

The head of the Agricultural Land Commission has been fired by the BC Liberal government after pushing back on its plans to erode farmland protections.

First Nation tells DFO it's closing commercial herring fishery

First Nation tells DFO it’s closing commercial herring fishery

The Heiltsuk First Nation has told DFO that it will close a planned commercial herring fishery on the central coat this year.

Imperial Metals' office raided in Mount Polley investigation

Imperial Metals’ offices raided in Mount Polley investigation

Imperial Metals' offices were raided this week in connection to a joint investigation into the tailings pond disaster at the company's Mount Polley Mine.

BC income growth declines to last place in country

BC income growth declines to last place in country

The Liberal economic legacy takes a hit in a new report suggesting that BC is last place in Canada for income growth from 2006-2012.

Alberta won’t appeal Jessica Ernst’s right to sue over fracking: Nikiforuk

Andrew Nikiforuk on the Alberta govt's surprise decision not to appeal a recent ruling enabling Jessica Ernst to proceed with her lawsuit over fracking issues.

Western Canadian regulators band together to reduce “pipeline delays”

As if Western Canadian regulators weren't already friendly enough to energy projects, they're now uniting to address what they see as a growing problem of "pipeline delays".