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Campbell River ice rink first in B.C. to switch from ammonia to CO2 refrigeration

A community on Vancouver Island is set to be the first ice rink in B.C. to make the switch from using ammonia to a carbon dioxide system.

Faster, heavier motorized bikes raise concerns for riders in cycle lanes

To avoid accidents, HUB cycling committee is advising electric-bike riders to slow down and use their voice to alert other riders when passing.

Vanderhoof's longest-serving mayor Len Fox remembered as mentor

Current mayor Gerry Thiessen spoke about Fox's contributions to the growth and welfare of the community. Len Fox, former MLA and mayor of Vanderhoof, B.C., passed away recently and is remembered as an athlete, environmentalist and mentor by the community he served for over 30 years.

Majority of fish processing plants violating permits, audit shows

Following a video of bloody fish effluent being dumped into B.C. waters, the province conducted an audit of fish processing plants and found many to be operating in violation of permits.

West Kelowna ultra runner first to circle Okanagan Lake on foot

A Kelowna man became the first person to circumnavigate the Okanagan Lake on foot last weekend, finishing the 300km run in just over two days.

BC Ferries compensates 12 ticket-holders who were turned away Friday at Tsawwassen terminal

The dozen ticket-holders who walked away were given a refund, a food voucher and vouchers for future trips.

Indigenous author says Indian Act is overdue for change

Bob Joseph is an Indigenous relations trainer and author of 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, and says the Indian Act is long overdue for a change.

B.C. stakeholders, experts respond to Kinder Morgan's deadline ultimatum for Trans Mountain pipeline

Kinder Morgan announced Sunday that it is suspending "non-essential activities" and related spending on the Trans Mountain pipeline project, citing ongoing opposition from the B.C. government.

Parent pushes for more specialized school support for kids with autism

Peter Raptis is trying to rally parents of children with autism to share information and create some change.

B.C. government announces database for unlicensed daycare providers

The B.C. government has introduced a bill that would allows parents to view inspections and complaints filed against daycares

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