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Whether you live on the islands or in the mountains, up north or in the south, the landscape is what ties all British Columbians together. The province is defined by our rugged coastline, picturesque mountains, and the seemingly-endless forests.

A school group connects with an ancient cedar during a Sierra Club BC nature education program in Goldstream Provincial Park. (Mya Van Woudenberg-Sierra Club BC)

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The best chainsaws for yard cleanup

You’ve got a lawnmower, maybe a hedge trimmer and a leaf blower – so what about adding a chainsaw to your arsenal of outdoor equipment? Whether it’s cutting firewood, cleaning up after a wind storm, or other backyard chores, a chainsaw can save you a lot of time tackling the toughest tasks.

Chainsaws can help with bigger jobs.

Can your electric car go the distance?

Electric vehicles are increasingly popular as consumers seek clean energy solutions and cash in on government incentives. But they can still have drawbacks, depending on how you use them.

A Nissan Leaf is charged during a demo at the first ever quick charge vehicle charging station in the state of Texas in this 2011 file photo. (The Dallas Morning News)

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U.S. House votes to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, reversing what supporters called a failed policy of criminalization of pot use and taking steps to address racial disparities in enforcement of federal drug laws.

U.S. Supreme Court again asked to block Biden win in Pennsylvania

Fresh off another rejection in Pennsylvania's courts, Republicans on Thursday again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block U.S. president-elect Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state, while the state's lawyers say fatal flaws in the original case mean justices are highly unlikely to grant it.