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Nearly 33,000 British Columbians displaced by wildfire in 2021

Nearly 33,000 British Columbians displaced by wildfire in 2021

Stuck in Merritt motel, two 82-year-old survivors of the Lytton fire are among at least 340 people across B.C. still without a home. Experts say climate change will only increase the number of Canadians internally displaced by fire and flood.
Squamish actor in Netflix's 'Maid' hopes it sparks real-life change

Squamish actor in Netflix's 'Maid' hopes it sparks real-life change

Amy Reid, who plays a social services worker in 'Maid,' looks forward to Between Shifts Theatre's holiday production at Eagle Eye Theatre.
There's a different dime in your change to celebrate 100th anniversary of Bluenose

There's a different dime in your change to celebrate 100th anniversary of Bluenose

This new design by Nova Scotia marine artist Yves Bérubé is being issued in celebration of Bluenose's 100th anniversary.
Are you a winner? We have B.C.'s lottery numbers

Are you a winner? We have B.C.'s lottery numbers

We share BCLC's latest results for Lotto 6/49, Lotto Max, BC/49 and Daily Grand, plus the Extra numbers.
Why is DivaCup offering a paid menstrual leave policy?

Why is DivaCup offering a paid menstrual leave policy?

Menstruating employees are allowed to take one day off per month, paid.
Children's health, cognitive abilities depend on access to nature: Metro Vancouver study

Children's health, cognitive abilities depend on access to nature: Metro Vancouver study

A massive University of British Columbia study tracking 27,372 children across Metro Vancouver found those who live near green spaces achieved better results on early childhood development tests, partly due to lowered exposure to traffic-related air and noise pollution.
B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10K for approaching killer whales

B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10K for approaching killer whales

The court ruling stems from a May 2019 incident. Environmental groups have recently called on DFO to ramp up patrols, prosecutions and penalties for whale-watching operators 'routinely violating' legally established buffer zones set up for threatened killer whales.
Burnaby woman claims $70-million jackpot — the largest lottery win in B.C.'s history

Burnaby woman claims $70-million jackpot — the largest lottery win in B.C.'s history

Christine Lauzon says she'll 'let it settle a bit' before she makes any big decisions about what to do with her Lotto Max winnings.
Canadian environmental groups got $1.3B in foreign funding: inquiry

Canadian environmental groups got $1.3B in foreign funding: inquiry

Alberta inquiry finds no legal wrongdoing, puts dollar figure on foregn funded activism.
Prototype pulls 29,000 kilos of plastic from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Prototype pulls 29,000 kilos of plastic from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Fishing gear, toilet seats and crates among the items collected.