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Lytton issues first building permit for single-family home rebuild following devastating 2021 fire

Lytton residents rallied earlier this month to protest delays hampering rebuilding efforts in the community

BC United blames 'voter confusion' for dip in polls

Party leader Falcon blames 'confusion,' surging federal Tories for BC Conservatives jump in polls

B.C. government names task force, announces new legislation aimed at improving wildfire response

The task force will be asked to provide 'action-oriented recommendations on enhancing emergency preparedness and response in advance of the 2024 wildfire season,' the province said.

Protesters sue Trans Mountain, security contractor, alleging assault

The incidents are alleged to have taken place in Blue River on Sept. 15, 2021

Estimated 400 buildings destroyed this summer by B.C. wildfires

The premier announced a task force Monday to examine the province’s response to this summer’s wildfires

B.C. government says it's spent $585M so far this year fighting wildfires

The B.C. government has spent more than half a billion dollars so far this year fighting a historically bad wildfire season, and that number is expected to continue to rise in the coming weeks as...

CN Rail allowed to appeal $16M fine issued after work sparked 2,400-hectare blaze

CN was ordered to pay more than $16 million for its role in causing the 2015 Cisco Road wildfire, which burned for months south of Lytton.

Defamation lawsuit filed by TRU VP against accusers in high-profile misconduct probe

A Thompson Rivers University vice president who was cleared last month following a year-long investigation into high-profile allegations of serious misconduct has filed a lawsuit against a number of...

B.C. announces new conservancy protecting old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke

The provincial government and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have given special status to a biologically unique old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke. B.C. Premier David Eby announced Wednesday...

Cool spring leads to 'delayed start' of B.C.'s wildfire season, BCWS says

BC Wildfire Service anticipates a slow escalation and buildup of hazards and a general increase of fire activity in July and August