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Island First Nations prepare to search for unmarked graves

Island First Nations prepare to search for unmarked graves

Five residential schools operated on or just off the coast of the Island, along with a hospital in Nanaimo.
Wildfire between Oliver and Osoyoos now mapped at 2,000 hectares

Wildfire between Oliver and Osoyoos now mapped at 2,000 hectares

Blaze is being described as 'extremely aggressive' by wildfire officials.
B.C.’s chief judge tells lawyers, litigants to behave online

B.C.’s chief judge tells lawyers, litigants to behave online

People appearing before judges from coffee shops or in their cars
B.C. forest fires prompt state of emergency

B.C. forest fires prompt state of emergency

The declaration goes into effect at midnight tonight.
Fraser Health warns Metro Vancouver residents to prepare for wildfire smoke

Fraser Health warns Metro Vancouver residents to prepare for wildfire smoke

Using a portable HEPA air cleaner is one way to keep yourself safe from the smoky air, says university professor.
$475,000 to be provided for investigations at each B.C. residential school, hospital: minister

$475,000 to be provided for investigations at each B.C. residential school, hospital: minister

$2 million provided for wellness, cultural and mental health needs
Wash. state border towns await influx of Canadians in anticipation of looser travel rules

Wash. state border towns await influx of Canadians in anticipation of looser travel rules

U.S. expected to reciprocate Ottawa’s plans to allow fully vaccinated Americans across border
Canadians wanted more sex at pandemic start: study

Canadians wanted more sex at pandemic start: study

COVID-19-related stress led to greater desire for sex but also an “alarming” increase in rates of sexual violence
Prosecution service considers criminal contempt charges for logging protesters

Prosecution service considers criminal contempt charges for logging protesters

Each case will be reviewed individually, and people who were arrested without resistance will be dealt with more leniently.

Region in British Columbia calls for more wildfire resources

MERRITT, B.C.