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Kids set to ride Lower Mainland transit for free soon

Kids set to ride Lower Mainland transit for free soon

It is estimated that approximately 370,000 children 12 and under throughout B.C. will be eligible to ride for free when the program is launched.
Evidence Indigenous burning works is growing. Could Australia offer a model for B.C.?

Evidence Indigenous burning works is growing. Could Australia offer a model for B.C.?

A UBC researcher looking into traditional Indigenous burning practices has found setting fire to the land in the right way and at the right time can ramp up biodiversity. Could Australia offer a lesson on how to fight fire with fire?
Ranchers race against raging wildfire to save cows, land

Ranchers race against raging wildfire to save cows, land

Three massive fires are burning around a third-generation ranch, threatening not only their land but also their cattle.
BC Ferries aims to recruit more than 100 employees amid staff shortages

BC Ferries aims to recruit more than 100 employees amid staff shortages

Vancouver Island is seeing an increase in tourists as many British Columbians head there to escape the wildfire smoke.
Safety alert: Health Canada recalls dehumidifiers due to 'fire hazard'

Safety alert: Health Canada recalls dehumidifiers due to 'fire hazard'

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the affected product and ask the manufacturer for a refund.
In B.C.'s biggest river, 85% of the salmon habitat has been lost

In B.C.'s biggest river, 85% of the salmon habitat has been lost

A new study has found only 15 per cent of salmon's historical habitat remains on B.C.'s Lower Fraser River, Canada's biggest salmon-bearing stream. Could removing over 1,000 barriers bring them back?
'Unusual outbreaks' of kennel cough spark warning from BC SPCA

'Unusual outbreaks' of kennel cough spark warning from BC SPCA

The outbreak isn't being caused by any of the usual suspects.
Vancouver Aquarium readies to reopen

Vancouver Aquarium readies to reopen

65-year-old Vancouver attraction was sold during the pandemic.
Squamish Nation drum beats loudly for Team Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Squamish Nation drum beats loudly for Team Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Team Canada’s Chef de Mission celebrates athletes with a 'heartbeat' meant to unite the country
Rare B.C. 'corpse flower' set to unfurl its putrid beauty

Rare B.C. 'corpse flower' set to unfurl its putrid beauty

A native of the Indonesian rainforest, the only amorphophallus titanum specimen in Vancouver last bloomed in 2018 at the Bloedel Conservatory. This year, the stinky flower is expected to be even bigger.