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Environment Canada issues upgraded heat warnings for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

Environment Canada issues upgraded heat warnings for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

VICTORIA — The first hot weather stretch of the summer in British Columbia has resulted in Environment Canada issuing heat warnings for large sections of the province.
Cool spring leads to 'delayed start' of B.C.'s wildfire season, BCWS says

Cool spring leads to 'delayed start' of B.C.'s wildfire season, BCWS says

BC Wildfire Service anticipates a slow escalation and buildup of hazards and a general increase of fire activity in July and August
Man bikes across Canada to raise money for underprivileged British Columbians

Man bikes across Canada to raise money for underprivileged British Columbians

The 18-year-old biker will be pitching a tent at every stop along his route
After 25 years, one last hurrah for Pride parade fixture

After 25 years, one last hurrah for Pride parade fixture

After more than 25 years, April Murphy, a.k.a. Betsy Bottom Dollar, will give up her spot at the back of the annual Victoria Pride Parade — but not before taking part in one last celebration.
Pride in the city: The evolution of a movement

Pride in the city: The evolution of a movement

In Victoria, what began as a small, grassroots civil rights movement fighting for recognition has evolved into a city-wide celebration attracting thousands of people.
People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

VANCOUVER — Cat and dog owners who cuddle their pets when infected with COVID-19 could end up making the animals sick with the virus, according to a Canadian study.
Kelowna RCMP confirms body found by farmer near Mission Creek missing woman

Kelowna RCMP confirms body found by farmer near Mission Creek missing woman

KELOWNA, B.C. — Kelowna RCMP say the discovery of a body on recently flooded farm property has been identified as the woman who disappeared earlier this month with her dog in the British Columbia city's Mission Creek area.
Lengthy dispute in B.C.'s film and TV industry ends with new contract

Lengthy dispute in B.C.'s film and TV industry ends with new contract

VANCOUVER — A 15-month dispute in British Columbia's film and television industry has ended with the ratification of a new contract for creative and logistical staff working on productions shot in the province.
What B.C.’s money laundering inquiry said about real estate prices and regulations

What B.C.’s money laundering inquiry said about real estate prices and regulations

Nearly half of Commissioner Austin Cullen's recommendations are directly or indirectly related to real estate regulations in B.C. despite inconclusive findings.
B.C. watches flood risk as rains ease, but heat has potential to melt snowpack

B.C. watches flood risk as rains ease, but heat has potential to melt snowpack

VANCOUVER — Sunshine may have replaced rainy conditions across much of British Columbia, but the warm spell may not offer respite from risks of flooding.