Islanders launch tidal power prototype

!Laird Bateham, centre, stands by a prototype of the
  • updated Aug 30, 2016 at 9:52 AM

A small Haida Gwaii company is field testing a tidal-powered water pump that could one day replace the islands' diesel generators.

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South Korean cargo ship sits off Prince Rupert after company's financial woes

  • posted Aug 31, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Container ship Hanjin Scarlet sits off B.C. coast after financial woes, says Port of Prince Rupert

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Masset Marine Rescue answers the call

  • updated Aug 31, 2016 at 12:54 PM

After a decade fielding calls in the trusty NorthWard, the all-volunteer Masset Marine Rescue is looking for a new boat and a new base.

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Another 'fix-it' fund as B.C. schools reopen

  • posted Aug 31, 2016 at 10:00 AM

School districts can resubmit projects for latest $20 million fund, says Education Minister Mike Bernier

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BC VIEWS: The roots of our ‘homeless’ crisis

  • posted Aug 31, 2016 at 9:00 AM

It's an epidemic of 'mental health and addictions,' says housing minister Rich Coleman, not just bad behaviour in a welfare state

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Toronto man charged with performing marriages without legal authority: police

  • updated Aug 31, 2016 at 2:13 PM

Man allegedly married couples without authority

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