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This Gibsons family has recorded the weather for more than 60 years

This Gibsons family has recorded the weather for more than 60 years

The Co-operative Climate Network has volunteers at 354 observation stations across the country. For Fran Heppel in Gibsons, her love of recording the weather started when was in Grade 4. For the past 60 years, her family has recorded rainfall and temperature twice a day from their home on Gower Point Road.
BCWS firefighters get puppy love after finding dogs alive on fire-ravaged Lytton property

BCWS firefighters get puppy love after finding dogs alive on fire-ravaged Lytton property

It was a little bit of joy in a grim time. Two members of the BC Wildfire Service returned to Lytton just ahead of the one-year anniversary of the wildfire that devastated the community, for a reunion of sorts.
Heat warnings posted for parts of B.C., Yukon but cooler conditions in the forecast

Heat warnings posted for parts of B.C., Yukon but cooler conditions in the forecast

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada says heat warnings will persist in British Columbia and Yukon for at least another day, but cooler conditions are on the way. The weather office is maintaining heat warnings for Metro Vancouver, parts of B.C.
Environment Canada issues upgraded heat warnings for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

Environment Canada issues upgraded heat warnings for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

VICTORIA — The first hot weather stretch of the summer in British Columbia has resulted in Environment Canada issuing heat warnings for large sections of the province.
Cool spring leads to 'delayed start' of B.C.'s wildfire season, BCWS says

Cool spring leads to 'delayed start' of B.C.'s wildfire season, BCWS says

BC Wildfire Service anticipates a slow escalation and buildup of hazards and a general increase of fire activity in July and August
Man bikes across Canada to raise money for underprivileged British Columbians

Man bikes across Canada to raise money for underprivileged British Columbians

The 18-year-old biker will be pitching a tent at every stop along his route
After 25 years, one last hurrah for Pride parade fixture

After 25 years, one last hurrah for Pride parade fixture

After more than 25 years, April Murphy, a.k.a. Betsy Bottom Dollar, will give up her spot at the back of the annual Victoria Pride Parade — but not before taking part in one last celebration.
Pride in the city: The evolution of a movement

Pride in the city: The evolution of a movement

In Victoria, what began as a small, grassroots civil rights movement fighting for recognition has evolved into a city-wide celebration attracting thousands of people.
People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

VANCOUVER — Cat and dog owners who cuddle their pets when infected with COVID-19 could end up making the animals sick with the virus, according to a Canadian study.
Kelowna RCMP confirms body found by farmer near Mission Creek missing woman

Kelowna RCMP confirms body found by farmer near Mission Creek missing woman

KELOWNA, B.C. — Kelowna RCMP say the discovery of a body on recently flooded farm property has been identified as the woman who disappeared earlier this month with her dog in the British Columbia city's Mission Creek area.