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Record heat hits B.C. on Saturday

Agassiz, Pitt Meadows and Port Alberni all saw record-breaking temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius

Forest fire burns southeast of Port Alberni

Firefighters attacking the fire from ground, air: Coastal Fire Centre

Dawson City’s ‘sour toe’ returned

The stolen Dawson City ‘sour toe’ was returned to its rightful owner in the Yukon

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

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Edge to Edge in Ucluelet
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Tofino and Ucluelet test their emergency response systems
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Christy Clark defends her throne speech
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Island woman alerts public about dangers of stray BBQ brush wires

Bristle in food leads to serious intestinal surgery

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BC SPCA warns: A hot car is no place for your pet

Temperature in parked vehicle can reach over 38 degrees Celsius

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High court clears way for Facebook lawsuit in B.C.

Deborah Douez alleges Facebook used her name and profile photo in ads endorsing a company she ‘liked’

VIDEO: Hide your picnic baskets, the bears are out

Conservation officers are expecting to see highest number of bears in recent years this summer

Elections BC prepares for possible snap election

Staff not expecting voters to head to the polls yet, but want to be ready

VIDEO: Throne speech piles on PST cut, other promises

NDP, Greens still preparing to defeat B.C. Liberals

Okanagan wineries sweep Lieutenant Governor’s Awards

Of the 486 wines submitted by 132 wineries for judging, just 12 reigned supreme

VIDEO: B.C. Liberals elect speaker to begin historic session

Speaker to resign if government defeated by NDP and B.C. Greens

UPDATE: Sears Canada closing 59 of its stores across Canada

Roughly 2,900 jobs expected to be lost, amid restructuring.

Best images from National Indigenous Peoples Day 2017

ICYMI: Our best images from National Indigenous Peoples Day, from across Vancouver Island

Mother of murdered Alberta girl faces accused killer

Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette’s mother faced her accused killer, Derek Saretzky, in court

Clark pledges $1-billion in childcare spending

Christy Clark continued rebranding the BC Liberals this week, ahead of the Speech from the Throne

UPDATE: Tim Shields’ defence suggests ‘bathroom incident’ was consensual

Worker says she was told by RCMP adviser she would be labelled troublemaker if she complained

25 per cent of organs donated in B.C. came from fentanyl overdose deaths

In the first six weeks of 2017, B.C. Transplant says there were 20 organ donors in the province