British Columbia

B.C. NDP premier tells celebratory convention delegates tough decisions ahead

By Canadian Press
November 4, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: November 6, 2017 - 1:53pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan opened his New Democratic Party's convention on Saturday with an exuberant cheer to celebrate the party's rise to power after 16 years of Liberal governments, but he quickly turned to serious issues ahead.

Bella Coola Drowning

By CKPGToday
November 3, 2017 - 3:01pm Updated: November 3, 2017 - 3:36pm

A Bella Coola man who lived in a floating home went missing yesterday. Local RCMP arrived at where the home was docked and found it completely destroyed. There was no sign of the man. He was believed to have drowned. Today, authorities discovered the man’s body along the shoreline.

Indigenous Peoples paradox: Aboriginals younger, but getting old, census finds

By Canadian Press
October 25, 2017 - 6:59am Updated: October 25, 2017 - 10:21am

OTTAWA — A high fertility rate and a growing sense of self are fuelling an explosion in the ranks of Indigenous Peoples, according to fresh census numbers that lay bare the demographic challenges facing one of the most vulnerable and poverty-stricken segments in Canada.