Mount Polley design, steep additions led to failure

!Repair and temporary dam at Mount Polley Mine near Williams Lake. - Ministry of Environment
  • updated Jan 30, 2015 at 11:40 AM

Glacial layer in dam base not understood, plans to buttress slope put off until weight of water and tailings caused breach

Business

B.C. corks luxury tax for premium wines

  • posted Jan 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM

After protests from restaurants and wineries, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton scraps increase for bottles retailing for $20 or more

Entertainment

Victoria Beer Week brews up more fun for 2nd annual event

  • posted Jan 29, 2015 at 3:00 PM

The second annual Victoria Beer Week runs from March 7 to March 15.

Sports

Victoria raises Seattle Super Bowl flag

  • updated Jan 29, 2015 at 11:31 PM

Victoria raises 12th man flag to support Seattle's Super Bowl quest

News

ICBC frauds include fires, faked thefts

  • posted Jan 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Torching truck after it breaks down, claiming car was stolen before crash didn't work for drivers

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