A group of Maple Ridge homeowners would like to find more people to join them in retrofitting their homes so they consume much less energy.
A New Westminster city councillor is hoping city council will oppose a coal expansion proposal across the river.
Alberta oil may be the cheapest oil for the oil companies in the world.
Liberal leader Christy Clark showed up in Burnaby to cast her vote on Wednesday, but she may have spoiled her ballot. Clark initially voted for herself, but then realized she's not running in her own riding, so she asked for her ballot back and wrote Margaret MacDiarmid's name as well. MacDiarmid is running for the Liberals in Vancouver-Fairview, where Clark lives. Elections B.C.'s position is that the voter's intent must be clear. If it isn't, the ballot is spoiled.
Liberal leader Christy Clark took a swipe at the NDP's Adrian Dix over the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion Wednesday, shortly after casting her ballot at an advanced polling station in Burnaby.
Port Moody is proposing huge increases in density in a new official community plan (OCP). These changes were not discussed before the last council election. Residents have been blind sided by the size and the short deadline for public response.
The ocean has been overfished. The forests are being taken over by technology with many loggers losing their jobs.
With the future of two proposed pipelines at stake, the transportation of oil from Alberta to British Columbia has become a major issue in the election.
For many people from as far away as the Fraser Valley, North Burnaby is the gateway to Vancouver. It is also a thoroughfare for the oil industry - the Chevron refinery is based in North Burnaby, and the riding also has a feeder pipeline connected to the Kinder Morgan pipeline, which has its end point - Westridge Marine Terminal - in the riding next door.
After 14 years of advocating for an emergency notification system, North Burnaby residents brought the issue to the forefront at Monday night's council meeting.
Here is the last of our election grid question and answers. Candidates were limited in their responses by a word count.
Perhaps inspired by the provincial leaders debate on Monday, the comments at Tuesday's all candidates meeting for the Langley ridings got a little fiery at times.
When did resource extraction become a bad word in the province?
Kids have a way of wading through the clutter and getting to the nub of an issue.
With the future of two proposed pipelines at stake, the transportation of oil from Alberta to the British Columbia coast has become a major issue in the provincial election campaign.
British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli famously quipped that in politics there are "lies, damned lies, and statistics."
British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli famously quipped that in politics there are "lies, damned lies, and statistics." In the B.C. election campaign, there have certainly been a lot of statistics, especially about government debt.
In an April 24 article on the ongoing Chevron refinery seep, the NOW reported that Chevron spokesperson Ray Lord "said it was not a leak but a seepage from 'historic accumulation of subsurface contamination' at the refinery, which is now migrating offsite." Lord did not state that the material is now migrating offsite. According to Chevron, evidence indicates the seep is no longer migrating offsite - it's being contained by a hydraulic barrier along the refinery's perimeter.
Nearly 100 Burnaby residents came out on a rainy Sunday evening to hear Burnaby North candidates speak about the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project, among other things.