Darron Kloster

Province injects $500 million into B.C. Ferries in effort to keep annual fare jumps below 3%

Report had forecast possible annual fare increases above 10 per cent

B.C. fleece piles up as prices tank, mills shut down

With wool selling for only 10 to 70 cents a pound, sheep farmers say it makes more financial sense to burn or compost it rather than pay to clean, bag and transport it to the Lower Mainland, then...

Seattle woman donates island near Gabriola as nature reserve

Family of the late Betty Swift hopes Link Island becomes a location for climate-change research

Minimum-age restrictions brought in for young workers in B.C.

Must be age 16 or 18 for some jobs; new regulations take effect Jan. 1, 2023

As gas prices spike, travellers still make plans, but closer to home

With gas prices spiking to a record $2.35 a litre in the capital region this week, many RVers are planning to keep driving to a minimum this summer — but that doesn't mean they won't be camping

B.C. electric vehicle sales tops in North America

13% of all new light vehicle sales in B.C. in 2021 were zero-emission vehicles — the highest rate on the continent on a per capita basis

BC Ferries offering free rides to Ukrainians displaced by war

Translators and host volunteers are also eligible

Papal apology ripples through Island First Nations: It's a start, but more 'actions' essential

First Nations leaders on Vancouver Island react to the pope's apology for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools

Cruise ship headed to Victoria had 'lots of COVID,' passenger says

“The whole 12th floor is an isolation ward,” said Ally Carol of Richmond, who boarded the ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with her partner in late March for a 19-day cruise to Canada