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Heat dome primed B.C. coastlines to resemble subtropical East Asia, says researcher

Heat dome primed B.C. coastlines to resemble subtropical East Asia, says researcher

The 2021 heat dome rose temperatures above 50 C along shorelines, baking to death at least one billion sea creatures. That estimate could be 10 times higher, says one scientist, in a die-off that could change what creatures dominate into the future.
Everything you need to know about avian flu

Everything you need to know about avian flu

The family of viruses known as avian influenza is hitting Canada and the world hard right now. But where does it come from? How does it spread? And is it dangerous? We answer your questions
An 18-hour drive in Ukraine that a Tsawwassen paramedic will never forget

An 18-hour drive in Ukraine that a Tsawwassen paramedic will never forget

Jeff Burko is planning for a third trip into the war-ravaged country after bringing his expertise and much-needed medical supplies through community donations.
B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

B.C.'s push to vaccinate children against COVID-19 has stalled. So what about Moderna?

Vancouver and Victoria continue to have the highest rates of pediatric vaccination.
Orphaned bear cub left to die in Coquitlam park sparks calls for more oversight of conservation officers

Orphaned bear cub left to die in Coquitlam park sparks calls for more oversight of conservation officers

Hiker to Minnekhada Regional Park heard the bear's cries, then she filed a freedom of information request to find out how many bear cubs are killed in B.C. The answer may surprise you.
'Everybody is concerned': Third B.C. farm confirms avian flu outbreak

'Everybody is concerned': Third B.C. farm confirms avian flu outbreak

The Canadian Food and Inspection Agency has confirmed a third outbreak of a highly pathogenic avian influenza strain in B.C.
Navy ships arrive in North Vancouver, open for tours Saturday

Navy ships arrive in North Vancouver, open for tours Saturday

HMCS Vancouver was the first of several active vessels from the Royal Canadian Navy to dock at The Shipyards on Friday.
Saanich police seize just over a thousand pieces of art, worth millions of dollars

Saanich police seize just over a thousand pieces of art, worth millions of dollars

The owner of some of the art — three original Emily Carr paintings and a David Blackwood watercolour — became suspicious when the gallery closed and attempts to contact the art dealer went unanswered.
Opinion: Stories about economic degrowth help fight climate change — and yield a host of other benefits

Opinion: Stories about economic degrowth help fight climate change — and yield a host of other benefits

Degrowth offers the world a new story, one that acknowledges the role economic growth has had in climate change and identifies alternatives.
Cultural burning holds important place in wildfire mitigation

Cultural burning holds important place in wildfire mitigation

A new UBC report looks at how to fit cultural burning into the western system instead of allowing cultural burning to stand on its own.