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'Heat dome' likely primed B.C. waters for spike in shellfish illnesses: health officials

'Heat dome' likely primed B.C. waters for spike in shellfish illnesses: health officials

As waters warm, scientists worry more coastal regions — from Washington to British Columbia to Alaska — could be in for more outbreaks due to shellfish-borne contagions.
B.C. forests are 'bonfires waiting to go off' — are more fires the solution?

B.C. forests are 'bonfires waiting to go off' — are more fires the solution?

There are billions of tonnes of wood fuel waiting to ignite B.C. forests, a recent white paper shows. As climate change leads to hotter, drier summers, could prescribed fire be the solution? Is it time to let it all burn?
Pender Island couple living off the land more than met the challenge

Pender Island couple living off the land more than met the challenge

It's been almost a year since Stef Lowey and Chris Hall decided to eat what they catch, grow, harvest and raise on their half-acre property on Pender Island
This is how close you can get to whales in B.C.

This is how close you can get to whales in B.C.

Boaters who don't follow mandatory sanctuary and approach distances could face up to a $1-million fine and up to 18 months in jail.
Meet Vancouver Aquarium's newest 'slightly cross-eyed' seal pup patient (PHOTOS)

Meet Vancouver Aquarium's newest 'slightly cross-eyed' seal pup patient (PHOTOS)

The pup was found separated from its mother and weak from lack of food
'Can't keep a waitlist': B.C. dog trainer busier than ever with pandemic puppies

'Can't keep a waitlist': B.C. dog trainer busier than ever with pandemic puppies

A Colwood business owner has never been so busy. She says she's currently working with 60 dogs.
B.C. farm threatened by wildfire battles to save 500 ostriches

B.C. farm threatened by wildfire battles to save 500 ostriches

'Five hundred ostriches are almost impossible to relocate,' says co-owner of farm
Drownings the third leading cause of accidental death in Canada

Drownings the third leading cause of accidental death in Canada

Accidental drownings are one of the leading preventable causes of death in the country.
Boaters get glimpse of killer whales in waters off Ambleside in West Vancouver (VIDEO)

Boaters get glimpse of killer whales in waters off Ambleside in West Vancouver (VIDEO)

'I didn’t expect to see them around West Vancouver'
Children's bodies could have been thrown in residential school dump, say survivors

Children's bodies could have been thrown in residential school dump, say survivors

Kamloops school dump site to be searched as grave investigation continues