Poachers strike pregnant elk cow

!The Cowichan Lake area is known for its herds of elk. The majestic creatures venture close to human communities, and people love to see them, but poachers have long been a problem too, threatening the survival of the herds.  - [Lexi Bainas/Citizen]
  • Lake Cowichan updated Feb 14, 2017 at 4:35 PM

Lake Cowichan Wilderness Watch members were deeply troubled to find the remains of an elk cow and her unborn fetus this week.


B.C. unveils three-year mental health plan

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux says rise of young people with mental illness 'a troubling phenomenon'


Hydro challenge offers $50 reward

  • British Columbia updated Feb 20, 2017 at 3:16 PM

BC Hydro encouraging residents to reduce their home’s electricity use by 10 per cent. If successful, customers can earn a $50 reward


Equipment fund latest top-up for schools

  • Victoria BC posted Feb 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Latest one-time fund is $29.4 million "student learning grant" for textbooks, equipment and supplies


B.C. transplant specialist says drug overdose organ donors on the rise

  • B.C.  updated Feb 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

The Canadian Transplant Society said it makes no difference to transplant recipients if an organ comes from someone killed by drug overdose.


B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

  • B.C. updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.

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  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 6:21 AM

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