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The B.C. heat dome killed at least 651,000 farm animals

The B.C. heat dome killed at least 651,000 farm animals

The data, drawn from freedom-of-information requests, excludes several farm animals. With more extreme weather on the horizon, some advocates are now calling for more oversight.
B.C. sees 'concerning' COVID-19 spike in unvaccinated children

B.C. sees 'concerning' COVID-19 spike in unvaccinated children

The province's top doc says cases among children are a reflection of community vaccination rates.
Eight black bears put down in Tofino-Ucluelet region had lost fear of humans

Eight black bears put down in Tofino-Ucluelet region had lost fear of humans

Euthanized bears are a warning that communities have more work to do, says WildSafeBC Pacific Rim region spokesperson Bob Hansen.
Heat dome hit these Vancouver neighbourhoods hardest — could planting more trees save lives?

Heat dome hit these Vancouver neighbourhoods hardest — could planting more trees save lives?

Emergency room visits due to heat illness were highest in neighbourhoods with the fewest trees, hottest temperatures and most marginalized people. As Vancouver moves to close its shady divide, could it offer a path forward for other cities?
Heat dome hospitalizations tripled in this Vancouver neighbourhood

Heat dome hospitalizations tripled in this Vancouver neighbourhood

Vancouver Coastal Health's medical health officer reveals an unreleased report on the B.C. heat wave and how it hit some Vancouver neighbourhoods harder than others.
Few people qualify for COVID vaccine exemption, says disease specialist

Few people qualify for COVID vaccine exemption, says disease specialist

“There is so much misinformation out there it’s astonishing."
Sea to Sky old growth: it's a matter of balance

Sea to Sky old growth: it's a matter of balance

Vancouver Island isn't the only area where old-growth logging is happening but why here and why now?
Province provides $1.5M to help pay for Indigenous-led supports for residential school survivors

Province provides $1.5M to help pay for Indigenous-led supports for residential school survivors

The money will be split among three organizations that work with survivors.
UPDATE: 'Traumatized' Port Coquitlam residents mourn young bear hit by a car

UPDATE: 'Traumatized' Port Coquitlam residents mourn young bear hit by a car

Bears are frequent visitors to the north side of Port Coquitlam and one young bear was accidentally hit by a car, resulting in an outpouring of grief on social media
These two B.C. towns were named among the best in Canada

These two B.C. towns were named among the best in Canada

What's your favourite town in B.C.?