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Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

Plan to create vast B.C. network of protected ocean opens to public

The marine protected area network would stretch from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the Alaskan border. But first, it must pass a public engagement phase.
Early Looks: Maureen Nicholson hoping to leap from councillor to mayor in Bowen race

Early Looks: Maureen Nicholson hoping to leap from councillor to mayor in Bowen race

Two-term councillor Maureen Nicholson points to her experience as a major asset in the upcoming election
Canadian housing inventory drops below 10-year average

Canadian housing inventory drops below 10-year average

Despite a dwindling market in Canada, B.C. is seeing a return to normal after a "crazy market" during COVID-19, says expert.
Early Looks: Andrew Leonard seeking "dialogue and discourse" in Bowen mayoral run

Early Looks: Andrew Leonard seeking "dialogue and discourse" in Bowen mayoral run

Andrew Leonard is making his first political foray in this year's municipal election
Watch: Time-lapse captures smoke blanketing Metro Vancouver

Watch: Time-lapse captures smoke blanketing Metro Vancouver

As fires burn in Washington, some of that smoke is making its way up to Metro Vancouver. A man caught the recent smoke rolling in on video.
B.C. government cancels school for Queen's funeral

B.C. government cancels school for Queen's funeral

Premier John Horgan said K-12 public schools and public post-secondary institutions would close Sept. 19 alongside most Crown corporations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's funeral.
Weather Network predicts warmer-than-normal fall across most of Canada

Weather Network predicts warmer-than-normal fall across most of Canada

In B.C., we can expect a warm September.
Nearly 30,000 hectare wildfire less than four km from Bennett Dam, eight km from Hudson’s Hope

Nearly 30,000 hectare wildfire less than four km from Bennett Dam, eight km from Hudson’s Hope

More than 80 firefighters working either day or night.
Smoke and thunder: Air quality advisory continues Monday with stormy skies

Smoke and thunder: Air quality advisory continues Monday with stormy skies

Today's forecast comes with a bit of a plot twist.
B.C. municipalities' convention takes aim at housing, health, climate

B.C. municipalities' convention takes aim at housing, health, climate

This year's UBCM conference in Whistler plans to cover major themes, include housing, safety, mental health and addictions, and climate change.