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Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Rain helps crews in Fort McMurray while B.C. cracks down on open burning

Parker Lake, Patry Creek wildfires continue to threaten Fort Nelson; combined are over 841 sq. km.
Small amount of snow continues to fall on Okanagan highways

Small amount of snow continues to fall on Okanagan highways

Environment Canada’s special weather warning is still in effect for four highways
Safety options floated in wake of B.C. highway’s payphone closures

Safety options floated in wake of B.C. highway’s payphone closures

Highway part of Vancouver Island trunk radio system, cell service is spotty
B.C. legislature gives royal assent to Aboriginal title law for Haida Gwaii

B.C. legislature gives royal assent to Aboriginal title law for Haida Gwaii

Supporters say law historic in advancing Reconciliation, critics question effect on property rights
Man fights off, shoots grizzly bear in attack near Elkford

Man fights off, shoots grizzly bear in attack near Elkford

Victim airlifted to Calgary hospital; bear found dead from injuries
No campfire ban going into the long weekend, but BC Wildfire is monitoring

No campfire ban going into the long weekend, but BC Wildfire is monitoring

BC Wildfire Service operations director says British Columbians have heard the warnings
Questions abound after 2nd Sayward councillor resigns in as many months

Questions abound after 2nd Sayward councillor resigns in as many months

Tom Tinsley tendered resignation from small North Island community’s council this week
UBC tells protesters it must remain neutral in Gaza conflict

UBC tells protesters it must remain neutral in Gaza conflict

Presidents says doing otherwise would undermine rights of people to express themselves
125 wildfires burn in B.C., with majority in province’s northeast

125 wildfires burn in B.C., with majority in province’s northeast

Parker Lake, which is burning kilometres away from Fort Nelson, is more than 12,000 hectares
Cool, wet spring so far bodes well for Cowichan water levels

Cool, wet spring so far bodes well for Cowichan water levels

Recent rain, delayed snow pack melt causes optimism for battered Island river system