Posts Tagged: first

Victoria first BC municipality to adopt plastic bag ban

A bylaw banning plastic bags has been adopted in Victoria, the first local government to do so in British Columbia. The regulations were finalized Thursday following a 7-1 vote...

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation members plan peaceful protest near Tofino

15, according to the announcement: the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation's Treaty Office in Tofino and the Tiic-Mis-Aq'kin Health Centre in Ty-Histanis. Both events are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m.....

Vancouver Island farm makes hay with BC's first milk dispenser

Larry Chetcuti marched into the Morningstar Farm market store like a man on a mission last week. “Hey, listen. I've been running around like a chicken with its head...

Tofino teen surfer wins gold medal in international competition, first for Canada

A Tofino surfer has made history and she's only 14-years-old. Matha Olin recently took home a gold in women's longboard and a bronze in women's shortboard in Pan American...

VIDEO: BC First Nation joins 'hologram' protest vs Kinder Morgan pipeline

Members of a B.C. First Nationmade their voices heard at a recent protest against Kinder Morgan in Toronto. The demonstration, staged by Greenpeace Canada at the headquarters of TD...

First Bitcoin machine arrives in northern BC

The first Bitcoin ATM in the region was installed at Cowpuccino's cafe in Prince Rupert this week, allowing people to purchase it and other … Google Alert – tofino

BC Liberal leadership candidate stresses community in first Island stop

Re-connecting with communities and coming up with a province-wide forestry strategy were two key points in BC Liberal leadership candidate Dianne … Google Alert – tofino

BC announces funding for First Nations, Metis family agencies

New funding announced on Orange Shirt Day set to be made available to Indigenous agencies that serve youth and families. First Nations and … Google Alert – tofino

Site C dam project draws criticism at first public input session

An American energy consultant told the BC Utilities Commission that the Site C hydroelectric dam currently under construction in the northeast region … Google Alert – tofino

Sam Sullivan first to announce bid to become BC Liberal leader

MLA Sam Sullivan has become the first person to announce plans to run for the leadership of the B.C.'s Liberal party, and others are expected to be … Google Alert...