The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise says Canadian clothing companies have limited awareness about whether child labour could be being used in their global supply chains.
The earthquake that ravaged Turkey and Syria this week offers both lessons and warnings for people in British Columbia as images emerge of the human devastation and costly damage, Canadian seismology experts say.
Many Twitter users found themselves unable to tweet, follow accounts or access their direct messages on Wednesday as the Elon Musk-owned platform experienced a slew of widespread technical problems.
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition asking the B.C. government to pause its overhaul of the province's healthcare colleges.
A team of urban search and rescue specialists from British Columbia has deployed to Turkey's earthquake zone after independently offering to help with what one Turkish official described as a race against time to find survivors in frigid cold.
UPDATE: 5: p.m. A burn pile in Lake Country along Carrs Landing Road blew out of control on Wednesday afternoon and quickly grew to a grass fire over one acre in size.
RCMP are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident in Burnaby.
UPDATE: 4:42 p.m. It looks like Highway 1 will remain closed just west of Chase until at least Thursday morning.