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B.C.'s fluid wildfire situation prompts evacuations for some, relief for others

B.C.'s fluid wildfire situation prompts evacuations for some, relief for others

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Cooler temperatures gave firefighting crews in British Columbia some reprieve on Friday as most wildfires burned in the southern half of the province.
Vancouver deploys water cannons to save trees hit by heat wave

Vancouver deploys water cannons to save trees hit by heat wave

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation staff are using several FireBozz water cannons to wet trees in areas of the city that don't have access to irrigation. 
Squamish Search and Rescue wraps up search for missing hiker

Squamish Search and Rescue wraps up search for missing hiker

In the meantime, crews have responded to 86 calls this year, up from 53 in 2020.
B.C. tips over 80 per cent for first vaccine shot as COVID-19 cases climb

B.C. tips over 80 per cent for first vaccine shot as COVID-19 cases climb

VICTORIA — COVID-19 case counts in British Columbia keep climbing, with the latest daily figure reaching 112. Health officials had warned that infections would rise as restrictions were lifted.
Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

Daily COVID-19 cases tick up above 100, four dead

After three straight days of no deaths, COVID-19 claims four lives.
China paid $3.2 million to now-cancelled B.C. police academy program

China paid $3.2 million to now-cancelled B.C. police academy program

Justice Institute of B.C. now turns to Mexico to reboot its international police training program.
Former B.C. clerk pleads not guilty to five charges, trial set for January

Former B.C. clerk pleads not guilty to five charges, trial set for January

VICTORIA — The former clerk of the B.C. legislature has pleaded not guilty to five charges including breach of trust and fraud, just as a judge tossed out one of the accusations against him.
'It feels very surreal': Port Coquitlam woman wins $2M a week before officially retiring

'It feels very surreal': Port Coquitlam woman wins $2M a week before officially retiring

Lea Olson wants to go globetrotting after she matched all six numbers to claim BC/49's top prize from its June 19, 2021 draw.
B.C. gives out $36.5M in grants to help 83 major tourist attractions

B.C. gives out $36.5M in grants to help 83 major tourist attractions

The Richmond Night Market is one of the attractions to receive a funding boost
B.C. court deletes judge's Monty Python dead parrot references

B.C. court deletes judge's Monty Python dead parrot references

Vancouver comedian concerned about court censorship