RCMP appeal to public for information after 2 tourists found dead off northern B.C. highway

Police are asking the public for information as part of an investigation into a double homicide after two tourists were found dead in northern B.C. on Monday morning. The RCMP have identified the victims as Australian citizen Lucas Fowler, 23,…

Okanagan landlords unite to fight tenant and warn others

From cat urine and feces left on the carpet to lies about why rent wasn’t being paid, two Okanagan landlords have banded together to help prevent others from allegedly being duped. “There’s still a little bit of shock about what…

Batches of B.C. oysters recalled over toxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall for certain Pacific oysters over possible contamination with a marine biotoxin. The regulator said consuming the oysters could lead to paralytic shellfish poisoning. The recall applies only to three specific…

Alberta court stays B.C.’s ‘turn off the taps’ law challenge, says case belongs in Federal Court

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has stayed a lawsuit by the B.C. government seeking to challenge Alberta’s so-called “turn off the taps” legislation. The Alberta bill, which would allow the province to cut oil and gas shipments to B.C.,…

Most previously-issued permits for Trans Mountain pipeline still valid: NEB

The National Energy Board says its decisions and orders regarding the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion issued prior to last summer when a court overturned its approval will remain valid except where circumstances have changed. The decision is in line with…

2019 K-Days festival kicks off with parade through downtown Edmonton

It’s that time of year again. K-Days kicks off Friday with the annual parade through downtown Edmonton. The parade starts at 10 a.m. and runs east along Jasper Avenue from 108 Street to 101 Street, before heading north for a…