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ICBC seeks 5.2 per cent hike in basic auto insurance rates

ICBC seeks 5.2 per cent hike in basic auto insurance rates

Distracted drivers' use of personal electronics cited as factor in injury claims rise
B.C. teachers return to picket lines

B.C. teachers return to picket lines

B.C. teachers return to picket lines, ramp up pressure on government
Sturgeon numbers swimming shallow

Sturgeon numbers swimming shallow

A majority of fish at the Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre in Vanderhoof have died.
Mount Polley spill may be left in place

Mount Polley spill may be left in place

Further tests will determine whether the metal-bearing sand will be removed or left where it is, Mines Minister Bill Bennett says
Mine dam inspections ordered across B.C.

Mine dam inspections ordered across B.C.

Independent engineering inspections have been ordered for Mount Polley mine and nearly 100 other mine tailings ponds

Enbridge pipeline approved on conditions

A proposed pipeline will pass between Vanderhoof and Fort St. James if all conditions are met.
Parents get website guide to teacher strike

Parents get website guide to teacher strike

As talks between the B.C. Teachers' Federation and government continue, support site guides parents to online resources
Mine spill tests turn to long-term effects

Mine spill tests turn to long-term effects

Samples of fish and sediment in the region of the Mount Polley mine tailings breach are being tested
Red Chris mine to wait for independent review

Red Chris mine to wait for independent review

Minister Bill Bennett visits Tahltan elders' roadblock at Iskut, where work has been stopped in response to Mount Polley tailings breach
Outside investigation promised for Mount Polley

Outside investigation promised for Mount Polley

"There has to be some independent oversight and insight into that process," Mines Minister Bill Bennett says