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Environment Canada is predicting a hot, dry summer in British Columbia. The Weather Network, meanwhile, is predicting another damp, dreary week.
The Treaty 8 First Nations were granted 30-minutes at the United Nations, to describe the impacts of resource extraction in Northeastern B.C., and their concerns over the approval of the Site C dam on the Peace River. While the U.N. has no mechanisms for enforcement, the Treaty 8 hopes they can embarrass the provincial government into a different course of action.
Despite funding at the provincial and federal levels, the future of the Evergreen Line, which will link Coquitlam to the region’s rapid transit infrastructure, is in jeopardy as local municipalities struggle to raise their $400-million share.
Coal Harbour residents weigh-in on Harbour Air’s decision to continue operating out of the “temporary” float plane terminal, blocking continuous access along the seawall despite the construction of the new multi-million dollar Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre.