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Arctic cruise tourism comes of age

Arctic cruise tourism has come a long way from its early days, but tourists still ask the same odd questions

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Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

“The storm didn’t bother me, It’s the devastation. I get goosebumps. It’s going to take us a long time.”

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MP Nathan Cullen endorses Singh in NDP bid

MP Nathan Cullen endorses Singh in NDP bid

Nathen Cullen not worried about Jagmeet Singh’s lack of seat in the House of Commons.

MP Nathan Cullen endorses Singh in NDP bid
Pushing ahead with First Nation treaty negotiations

Pushing ahead with First Nation treaty negotiations

British Columbia Treaty Commission moves forward on 14 negotiations involving 32 First Nations.

Pushing ahead with First Nation treaty negotiations
Families walk Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous women

Families walk Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous women

The annual journey will span five days this year and cover 350 kilometres between Prince Rupert and Smithers

Families walk Highway of Tears to honour missing, murdered Indigenous women
Acting commissioner Drew McArthur. (Black Press files)

Privacy czar chides B.C. government over shoddy access to information practices

Drew McArthur says he is disappointed in the provincial government’s poor response rate

Acting commissioner Drew McArthur. (Black Press files)
Interim BC Liberal Party leader Rich Coleman. File photo.

Rich Coleman speculates on new B.C. Liberal boss

Interim party leader says seven potential candidates are eyeing a bid

Interim BC Liberal Party leader Rich Coleman. File photo.
UPDATE: B.C. filmmaker admits to fibbing to sell gender-based policy

UPDATE: B.C. filmmaker admits to fibbing to sell gender-based policy

Victoria premier of film used the pricing system charging white men $20, while others paid $10

UPDATE: B.C. filmmaker admits to fibbing to sell gender-based policy
Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Metal roofs were already flying and windows were breaking as the storm approached the region

Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
Foreign workers say they paid thousands for B.C. jobs that didn’t exist

Foreign workers say they paid thousands for B.C. jobs that didn’t exist

Four plaintiffs represent 450 foreign workers in the lawsuit against Mac’s Convenience Stores

Foreign workers say they paid thousands for B.C. jobs that didn’t exist
Valé Calderoni’s dog, Kaoru. Instagram.

Dog mistaken for wolf, shot near Whistler

Owner says her therapy dog was killed by a hunter who thought it was a wolf

Valé Calderoni’s dog, Kaoru. Instagram.
Mathieu Gagne of Alberta says he received this ticket after driving 101 kilometres in a 100-kilometre zone north of Edmonton. The Canadian Press.

Driver gets ticket for going one kilometre over speed limit

Alberta man angry after officer writes him up for going 101 km/h

Mathieu Gagne of Alberta says he received this ticket after driving 101 kilometres in a 100-kilometre zone north of Edmonton. The Canadian Press.
UPDATE: Earthquake kills more than 200 people as buildings collapse in Mexico

UPDATE: Earthquake kills more than 200 people as buildings collapse in Mexico

U.S. Geological Survey says earthquake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centred southeast of Mexico City

UPDATE: Earthquake kills more than 200 people as buildings collapse in Mexico
(Gerry Machen/Flickr)

B.C. asked oil, gas industry to refine climate recommendations: documents

The government’s Climate Leadership Team was appointed in spring 2015

(Gerry Machen/Flickr)
Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada

Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada

Toys ‘R’ Us, based in Wayne, New Jersey, announced the filing late Monday.

Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; plans to follow suit in Canada
Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Maria had maximum sustained winds of 160 mph (260 kph) late Monday when it slammed into Dominica

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands
Vancouver Canucks set to play L.A. Kings twice in China

Vancouver Canucks set to play L.A. Kings twice in China

Centre Bo Horvat: ‘It’s going to be fun. Hopefully we can put on a good show.’

Vancouver Canucks set to play L.A. Kings twice in China
B.C. teaching exercises that references ‘squaw’ 39 times pulled

B.C. teaching exercises that references ‘squaw’ 39 times pulled

First Nations woman took to Twitter after daughter was asked to define word at Vancouver school

B.C. teaching exercises that references ‘squaw’ 39 times pulled
Police investigate a home in St-Eustache, Que., Friday, where the body of the mother of a boy who was the subject of an amber alert was found. The boy’s father, who was arrested in Ontario Friday, is in hospital after he became injured while in police custody Saturday. (GRAHAM HUGHES / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Dad arrested after Ontario Amber Alert now in hospital

The father of boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert is in hospital

Police investigate a home in St-Eustache, Que., Friday, where the body of the mother of a boy who was the subject of an amber alert was found. The boy’s father, who was arrested in Ontario Friday, is in hospital after he became injured while in police custody Saturday. (GRAHAM HUGHES / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
An OPP officer displays bags containing fentanyl as Ontario Provincial Police host a news conference in Vaughan, Ont., on February 23, 2017. File photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

20 investigations launched involving fentanyl from China

RCMP says charges to be laid in Canada involving fentanyl shipments from China.

An OPP officer displays bags containing fentanyl as Ontario Provincial Police host a news conference in Vaughan, Ont., on February 23, 2017. File photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young