I'm pleased to see that B.C.'s vitally important mining industry is garnering some well-deserved attention this election year. Mining is one of the bedrock industries that B.C. is built on and it has contributed greatly to our prosperity.
It's unlikely that there isn't at least one wall or some trim in every local home that hasn't felt a coating of a Cloverdale Paint product.
May 4 is the Cinco de Mayo Mexican celebration at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford, with upbeat party band Grooventonic (grooventonic.com).
If you need a job you will want to vote for mining and exploration in B.C.
If you need a job, you will want to vote for mining and exploration in B.C.
More and more logging companies, including at least one operating in the Chilliwack area, are getting sloppy when it comes to keeping forest service roads and bridges safe for workers and the public, according to two reports released by the Forest Practices Board (FPB) last week.
ALLOWING Neptune Terminals to double the coal handled at its North Vancouver location neglects pressing environmental concerns, according to at least one environmentalist.
It's a clear, crisp morning in mid-January, and the mill that has served as an economic driver in Maple Ridge for more than a century stirred awake with the rising sun.
Northwestern Air will begin offering regular flights between Abbotsford, Kelowna, and Red Deer, Alta. in March.
Sisters Svea Henry and Mable Moran unite at 252 Sherwood Avenue in Maillardville, B.C. to share memories of growing up - first in the little white house and later on in the pink stucco house next door.
A group of climate change activists is taking aim at proposals to increase coal exports from B.C. - including an expansion project at North Vancouver's Neptune Terminals.
The Glass Hive Studio holds a Salvation Army fundraiser and open house on Dec. 1 and 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jen Eaton, author of the children's book series It's Okay to be Me will also be there for a release and signing of her first three books on self-esteem and anti-bullying.
UP above the North Shore, it's raining in the mountains. Clouds hang low, drifting over the dark shapes of the ridgelines and the trees that stand there like sentinels.
China is trying to buy Nexus Oil Company in Alberta. Wow, why haven't the alarm bells been going bonkers? They jolly well should be.
Tolko Industries has opened the largest lumber reload centre in B.C., but the products being loaded into containers at the Richmond site are not bound for B.C.'s traditional markets in the U.S. - they are all going overseas to Asia.
"Lemon Sorbet" has been chosen 2013 Colour of the Year by those at Benjamin Moore. Here are a few ways to use it, according to the paint company:
Jack Mar was born in China but moved to Vancouver as a boy. Now he's the CEO of Richmond-based Star Solutions International, which does a lot of work in China. There, Mar has the advantage of knowing the language. But not knowing the language hasn't stopped him from going elsewhere in the world, like India, Afghanistan and Malaysia.
The tragic 2004 death of a New Westminster sawmill worker is one of five cases B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair will be citing as he asks the provincial government to be tougher on negligent employers.
Ever since mid-May, when a special committee of the provincial legislature was appointed to address a looming "timber supply" crisis, questions have arisen about what the committee would say about one community in particular.