Contaminated wastewater from ships harmful to orcas: study

Cruise ships that use scrubbers to comply with international sulphur-limit laws may be unintentionally harming endangered whales off the coast of B.C., says a new WWF-commissioned study.The report “A whale of a problem? Heavy fuel oil, exhaust gas cleaning systems, and British Columbia’s resident killer whales” was released this week by the International Council on Clean Transportation....

RCMP investigation at the B.C. legislature zeroes in on purchase of now-infamous wood splitter

The purchase of a now-infamous wood-splitter and trailer is being examined as part of an ongoing RCMP criminal investigation into activities at the B.C. legislature, newly unsealed court documents show.The heavily redacted documents reveal that police obtained a production order in April seeking evidence at the legislature in relation to an allegation that the former clerk, Craig James, had...