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West Coast drought puts fish and forests in dire straits

West Coast drought puts fish and forests in dire straits

The continuing warm weather is exacerbating the risk, experts say.
BC SPCA looks to free up space for wildfire animals with half-price adoptions

BC SPCA looks to free up space for wildfire animals with half-price adoptions

BC SPCA has provided emergency boarding for more than 80 animals
B.C. says accommodations for wildfire evacuees are filling up as evacuations continue

B.C. says accommodations for wildfire evacuees are filling up as evacuations continue

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government says accommodations for wildfire evacuees are filling up as the flames and smoke from numerous blazes spread, forcing more people from their homes and contributing to an eerie, acrid haze that's blanketing cit
B.C. Civil Liberties Association leader resigns after controversial social media post

B.C. Civil Liberties Association leader resigns after controversial social media post

VANCOUVER — The executive director of the B-C Civil Liberties Association has resigned following a controversial post on social media Harsha Walia came under fire for a Tweet about the burning of two Roman Catholic churches after the discovery of wha
As B.C. wildfires rage, a growing call to declare a state of emergency

As B.C. wildfires rage, a growing call to declare a state of emergency

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District has called on the B.C. government to declare a state of emergency as resources are stretched thin

Unprepared ship, bad communication were factors in B.C. ship crash, says TSB

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board says poor communication and unprepared equipment played key roles in a crash involving two bulk cargo ships in the middle of Vancouver's harbour.
‘Incompetent’ nurse serving gay community stripped of licence, ordered to pay $24,268

‘Incompetent’ nurse serving gay community stripped of licence, ordered to pay $24,268

Nurse put “vulnerable patients at risk for harm, both physically and psychologically”
B.C. premier says province ready to reopen border to U.S. and international travel

B.C. premier says province ready to reopen border to U.S. and international travel

VICTORIA — Reopening the border to non-essential travellers from the United States in August would be a "massive undertaking" for British Columbia but one it is ready for, says the premier.
Majority of Canada's oil and gas workers support move to net-zero economy: poll

Majority of Canada's oil and gas workers support move to net-zero economy: poll

The poll found most fossil fuel workers are open to retraining, especially when scholarships were offered. It also revealed some key insecurities among workers not interested in making the switch to a green economy.
Sudden deaths during B.C. heat wave climb past 800

Sudden deaths during B.C. heat wave climb past 800

BC Coroners Service is now reporting 610 more sudden deaths across British Columbia during the heat wave when compared to the five-year average over the same seven-day period