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BC Parks permit information to be posted online

The notification and engagement policy, coming into effect on Jan. 30, will better inform the public

  • Jan 2, 2018

Review of government’s forest practices monitoring released

Forest Practices Board VICTORIA - The Forest Practices Board has released a…

  • Dec 30, 2017

New rules will strengthen the protection of unique or valuable trees

The minister may now require that a licensee assess partitioned timber to better track the harvest

  • Dec 27, 2017
The luxury home auction returns to the Okanagan
Behind the wheel: Taxi driving is the new bartending
Behind the wheel: From stay-at-home-mom to entrepreneur
Behind the wheel: A look at who is driving the taxi industry in Kelowna

Brainstorming session looks at winter tourism

“The one common thread throughout these wonderful ideas is the clear need for collaboration”

Changes needed to B.C.’s forest practices legislation

FPB believes changes necessary to improve stewardship of B.C.’s forest and range resources

  • Dec 16, 2017

Public views sought for professional reliance in the natural resources

The people of B.C. are entitled to a voice in how natural resources are managed

  • Dec 1, 2017

Invasive plant projects successful in Thompson-Nicola

A $2.2-million pilot project began this spring and will continue into 2020

  • Nov 28, 2017

Manager to assess wildfire impact on businesses

TNRD to assess the impact on businesses of last summer’s wildfires

All drivers need to be truck aware

The majority of fatal car-truck crashes are caused by passenger vehicle drivers.

Appreciating Canada’s forests

Canadians need to change the mindset that this country’s forests are endless

  • Nov 23, 2017

Lumber trade mission returns from China

Largest ever forest industry trade mission from B.C. also visits Japan

  • Nov 17, 2017

“Shop, Stamp and Win” encourages shopping local

Deadline to get your entry cards in will be Dec. 19

Thompson Okanagan region receives prestigious tourism designation

Kamloops This Week Tourism is big business in the Thompson Okanagan region.…

  • Nov 13, 2017

Little Fort hosts 37th annual craft fair

The annual craft fair really was a “one stop shop” for all who attended

  • Nov 12, 2017

Get the facts on apprenticeship training in B.C.

Nov. 5-11, 2017, marks Apprenticeship Recognition Week in British Columbia

  • Nov 10, 2017

Former Kamloops MP Nelson Riis behind app that tests drivers’ pot impairment

Terry Lake not the only former politician involved in the soon-to-be legal marijuana business

  • Nov 10, 2017

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Forest Practices Board investigates forestry roads on steep slopes

Steep roads present the greatest risks to the environment and to user safety

  • Oct 15, 2017

Woodlots strive for peak performance at conference

B.C. woodlot owners meet at Sun Peaks

  • Oct 14, 2017