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Some B.C. fish farms to close or move in bid to help wild salmon recover

Some B.C. fish farms to close or move in bid to help wild salmon recover

VICTORIA — All 17 fish farms in British Columbia’s Broughton Archipelago will either be closed or moved in an effort to create a migration path for wild salmon. The agreement between the federal and provincial governments, First Nations and two fish farm companies, Marine Harvest Canada and Cermaq Canada, was announced Friday with a goal to protect and restore wild salmon. Opponents to open-net pen fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago have conducted protests and occupations on some of the farms. Experts and First Nations in the area have longRead More


Senior with dementia fails to arrive in Red Deer after departing Sicamous, BC

Melvin Bailey - missing senior with dementia

RCMP members in Alberta and British Columbia are asking for tips from the public as they continue to search for a 71-year-old man who remains unaccounted for. Melvin Bailey left the Piper Creek Lodge retirement home in Red Deer on Wednesday morning and drove to British Columbia. Investigators have confirmed Bailey did arrive in Sicamous but he has not been seen or heard from since. RCMP believe Bailey departed the Shuswap region heading east with plans to return to Alberta. The senior, who suffers from dementia and may become confusedRead More


Derelict boat cleanup underway in B.C.

Derelict boat cleanup underway in B.C.

It will be a slow process, but Vancouver Island’s bays and beaches are getting a clean sweep through a derelict boat removal program. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


‘You inspire me’: B.C. girl with terminal illness meets Ellen DeGeneres

Jayda Suttie

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:26PM EDT A girl with a terminal illness just had her dream come true when she met popular daytime television host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres before an appearance at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Eleven-year-old Jayda Suttie, who has a rare genetic disease called Leukodystrophy, only learned that she would be meeting her hero about an hour before Friday’s show. “The phone rang and one of the producers from CTV… said, ‘We just heard from theRead More


Pipeline explodes near Prince George, B.C.: RCMP

Prince George fire

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:13PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:13PM EDT The RCMP has confirmed that there has been a pipeline explosion in the vicinity of Prince George, B.C. On social media, witnesses described hearing explosions northeast of the city in the community of Shelley. Images from the scene show a fiery blaze and a billowing pillar of smoke. According to B.C.’s Ministry of Environment, the incident occured at a gas line that is operated by Enbridge. No injuries have been reported. FIRE nearRead More


B.C. rockers 54-40 say seven ‘irreplaceable’ instruments stolen from van

54-40

Thousands of dollars’ worth of rare and vintage instruments has been stolen from a rental van belonging to British Columbia rock band 54-40. In a Facebook post Friday, the band said that seven stringed instruments — including some that are more than six decades old — were stolen from a U-Haul cube van between midnight and 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 5. The van had been parked in front of the Queens Park Care Centre in New Westminster, B.C. in advance of a pair of shows at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom thisRead More


B.C. premier apologizes for removal of 1950s totem pole

totem

Camille Bains, The Canadian Press Published Friday, September 21, 2018 7:43PM EDT SURREY, B.C. — Three First Nations in British Columbia gathered Friday to raise a restored replica totem pole at a Canada-U.S. border crossing — a decade after it was removed by the province without notice. The Semiahmoo, Kwakwaka’wakw and Haida nations say the pole symbolizing the grizzly bear was raised near the Peace Arch crossing in the 1950s but taken down without consultation in 2008 to make way for a new tourism centre. Members of the three nationsRead More


Alleged poaching of endangered sturgeon in B.C. caught on tape

Alleged poaching of endangered sturgeon in B.C. caught on tape

Conservation officers in British Columbia have opened a criminal investigation after video emerged of two fishermen allegedly poaching an endangered sturgeon. The Aug. 31 video shows two men dragging a giant white sturgeon into their truck off the shores of the Fraser River in Chilliwack, B.C. The fisherman who captured the video called British Columbia’s poaching hotline, but by the time officers arrived, the truck was long gone. Conservation authorities identified the suspects after returning to the same location later that day. Officers say charges and fines are possible, butRead More


CBC News: Bad drivers of Vancouver Exposed

CBC News: Bad drivers of Vancouver Exposed

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