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B.C. reaches deal for RCMP contract

B.C. reaches deal for RCMP contract

B.C. has reached a new 20-year deal for RCMP services on the day a deadline was set by Ottawa.
ICBC to seek 2012 rate increase

ICBC to seek 2012 rate increase

ICBC is applying for a basic insurance rate increase, as bodily injury claims increase.

Permits backlog hampers B.C. mines

Before mining companies can get digging in B.C., the province will have to shovel through some 6,915 backlogged permit applications.
B.C. close to deal to keep RCMP

B.C. close to deal to keep RCMP

Negotiators for provinces to recommend new policing contract
RCMP 'inept, outdated,' Cummins says

RCMP 'inept, outdated,' Cummins says

B.C. Conservative leader John Cummins is calling for an independent review of a force he calls "inept and outdated."
Expect trades boom, college says

Expect trades boom, college says

NWCC trades chair Brian Badge says an expected resource boom will require an unprecedented number of skilled trades workers in northern B.C.

Huckleberry mine moves on expansion

Imperial Metals is moving ahead with plans to expand the Huckleberry mine, even as it waits for a revised permit to extend a tailings pond.
Penner retires, triggers second by-election

Penner retires, triggers second by-election

Chilliwack-Hope MLA Barry Penner is leaving politics early next year to work in a Vancouver law firm.
Ban drives exotic pet showmen snaky

Ban drives exotic pet showmen snaky

Critics are going to court to challenge B.C.'s alien species regulations

16-year-old girl assaulted in Houston

Police are asking the public for help after a 16-year-old girl was assaulted by an unidentified male around noon on Sunday, Nov. 20.