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Province beefing up BC Parks

The provincial government announced yesterday it intends to build on its world-renowned provincial parks system by hiring more park rangers to enhance conservation, improving services…

Baldy Ridge Extension approved

Environment Minister Mary Polak, along with Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett, have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Teck Coal Limited (Teck) for the…

Carbon tax funds return to region

A total of $196,340 in Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) funding is returning to the East Kootenay, the provincial government announced this morning. Communities…

Bennett on cabinet climate leadership team

To ensure B.C.’s future climate actions reflect the values of British Columbians, Premier Christy Clark today invited families and members of the public to tell…

James White Park Wells granted EA approval

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Peter Fassbender have issued an environmental assessment (EA) certificate to the City of Fernie…

GRL to seek judicial review

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Glacier Resorts Ltd. (GRL) intends to seek out a judicial review of the provincial government’s ruling to pull its Environmental Assessment Certificate June…