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Killer whales often come and visit Neroutsos Inlet near Port Alice. (Regan Hickling photo)

Eyewitnesses report rare killer whale attack on a humpback off B.C. coast

Researcher: about 60 whale-on-whale interactions on record, none resulting in a confirmed death

  • Feb 2, 2023
Killer whales often come and visit Neroutsos Inlet near Port Alice. (Regan Hickling photo)
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OPINION: High income taxes make B.C. less attractive and productive

Horgan government increased B.C.’s top personal income tax rate from 14.7 per cent to 20.5 per cent

  • Feb 1, 2023
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A bone in the office of Victoria Arbour at the Royal B.C. Museum. (Ella Matte, Black Press Media)

$8.4M ‘Sue the T. rex’ skeleton invades Royal B.C. Museum in pending new dino exhibit

Exhibit on its way later this year will focus on dinosaur discoveries from around the province

  • Feb 1, 2023
A bone in the office of Victoria Arbour at the Royal B.C. Museum. (Ella Matte, Black Press Media)
De Pieri Clinic - Lia Crowe photograph

The art of cosmetic medicine

The De Pieri Clinic helps clients maintain a youthful appearance amid a vibrant culture of healthy living

  • Feb 1, 2023
De Pieri Clinic - Lia Crowe photograph
The Genesis GV60 uses the same platform as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Kia EV6, although the GV60 is shorter than both. PHOTO: GENESIS

The Auto Sleuth: EVs from Hyundai, Honda + Volvo; A longer Defender from Land Rover

Welcome to the Sleuth, a look at the hot-of-the-press news from the…

  • Jan 31, 2023
The Genesis GV60 uses the same platform as the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Kia EV6, although the GV60 is shorter than both. PHOTO: GENESIS
Mexican and Guatemalan workers pick strawberries at the Faucher strawberry farm, Tuesday, August 24. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Long delays and rising cases deny B.C. workers justice, say critics

Some workers waiting months or years for decisions to be made

  • Jan 31, 2023
Mexican and Guatemalan workers pick strawberries at the Faucher strawberry farm, Tuesday, August 24. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Brandon Knorr portrait photography by Lia Crowe

Life and style with Brandon Knorr, Owner / Operator, AEC Contracting Ltd

Passionate about aviation and the outdoors

  • Jan 30, 2023
Brandon Knorr portrait photography by Lia Crowe
A truck carries a cargo container at the Port of Vancouver Centerm container terminal as others are stacked under gantry cranes, in Vancouver, on Friday, October 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Investigator finds 6 safety issues at B.C. shipping container port after worker’s death

Maintenance worker Dan Alder died while atop a 56-metre crane at Deltaport in December

  • Jan 29, 2023
A truck carries a cargo container at the Port of Vancouver Centerm container terminal as others are stacked under gantry cranes, in Vancouver, on Friday, October 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Jock Finlayson

FINLAYSON: 2023 could be one of the weakest years for B.C. home sales in two decades

Despite market volatility, the long-term fundamentals for housing in B.C. remain attractive

  • Jan 27, 2023
Jock Finlayson is a senior policy advisor with the Business Council of British Columbia.
Jock Finlayson
Il Mercato Social Kitchen chef Tristan Reia portrait photography by Lia Crowe

A seat at the table

Il Mercato Social Kitchen is a place to share family, friends, food and wine

  • Jan 27, 2023
Il Mercato Social Kitchen chef Tristan Reia portrait photography by Lia Crowe
Beautiful to look at and a pleasure to drive, all Electrified G80s use front and rear electric motors that deliver a net 365 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. PHOTO: GENESIS

2023 Genesis Electrified G80: Could this electric sedan be the benchmark to beat?

With each successive model, Hyundai’s premium Genesis division continues to challenge entrenched…

  • Jan 26, 2023
Beautiful to look at and a pleasure to drive, all Electrified G80s use front and rear electric motors that deliver a net 365 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. PHOTO: GENESIS
For its quicker reflexes, the Hornet R/T has Brembo-brand brake calipers, Koni-brand shocks, a dual exhaust system and 18-inch wheels (17s are installed for the GT). PHOTO: STELLANTIS

FIRST LOOK: 2023 Dodge Hornet

Dodge’s first new model in years is already creating plenty of buzz

  • Jan 26, 2023
For its quicker reflexes, the Hornet R/T has Brembo-brand brake calipers, Koni-brand shocks, a dual exhaust system and 18-inch wheels (17s are installed for the GT). PHOTO: STELLANTIS
Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Team White defeats Team Red 4-2 at 2023 kubota CHL/NHL top prospects game

Connor Bedard finished with six shots on goal

  • Jan 26, 2023
Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)
The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo will be missed. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

End to 30-year era: No more Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo; organizers cite lack of volunteers

Association draws the curtain on springtime rodeo

  • Jan 26, 2023
The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo will be missed. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Rainbow House or by the Kwak’wala word Gukwas sa Wagalus, and is the first of its kind in the country. Photo by Ali Roddam

Vancouver Island 2SLGBTQ+ youth housing project will be the first of its kind in Canada

Gukwas sa Wagalus or Rainbow House first of its kind in Canada

  • Jan 25, 2023
Rainbow House or by the Kwak’wala word Gukwas sa Wagalus, and is the first of its kind in the country. Photo by Ali Roddam
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe

A songbird soars

Libby Coulthard finds her voice

  • Jan 25, 2023
Singer Libby Coulthard portrait photography by Lia Crowe

William “Bill” Dumont

July 15, 1948 - January 25, 2023In loving memory ~ William "Bill"…

  • Jan 25, 2023
Smithers schools host Mountain Invitational Senior Boys’ basketball tournament. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Home team falls a hair short in Mountain Invitational basketball

Bulkley Valley Christian School loses nail-biter final to Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay’s

  • Jan 24, 2023
Smithers schools host Mountain Invitational Senior Boys’ basketball tournament. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Supply chain issues that have plagued the automotive sector are expected to start easing this year, which should mean more new-vehicle inventory available to consumers.

Rollercoaster Continues for Auto Industry

By Blair Qualey Over the past few years, the auto industry has…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Supply chain issues that have plagued the automotive sector are expected to start easing this year, which should mean more new-vehicle inventory available to consumers.
Vanderhoof RCMP are investigating an act of mischief caused half a million dollar damage to the community pool. (Ema Peter photo)

RCMP investigating half a million dollar damage to Vanderhoof pool

Vanderhoof RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying people responsible for half…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Vanderhoof RCMP are investigating an act of mischief caused half a million dollar damage to the community pool. (Ema Peter photo)