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B.C. broke a whopping 42 weather records yesterday and reached highs of 24.5°C

B.C. broke a whopping 42 weather records yesterday and reached highs of 24.5°C

The Metro Vancouver and Sea to Sky weather forecasts called for some record-breaking high temperatures on Tuesday, March 19. However, the sheer amount of records that were broken may surprise you.
First Nations, cities support B.C.'s plan to require permits for pipelines

First Nations, cities support B.C.'s plan to require permits for pipelines

VANCOUVER — First Nations and cities that have seen costly and damaging oil spills are supporting British Columbia's efforts to require permits for companies transporting hazardous substances through the province. The B.C.
B.C. prepares for wildfire season as residents urged to protect property

B.C. prepares for wildfire season as residents urged to protect property

British Columbia's forests minister says the province is preparing for the wildfire season with some new strategies
B.C. launches measles immunization catch-up program

B.C. launches measles immunization catch-up program

The program will run from April to June with the goal of reaching a 95 per cent immunization rate province-wide
Canadian women earn significantly less in pay, bonuses and profit sharing

Canadian women earn significantly less in pay, bonuses and profit sharing

TORONTO — Canadian women are paid 25 per cent less than men and the gap widens further when it comes to bonuses and profit sharing, according to a new study.
An ocean of plastic changes everything — even what we eat

An ocean of plastic changes everything — even what we eat

Nanaimo-bound expedition is trying to find out how tiny creatures that mistakenly dine on microplastics could affect the survival of wild salmon
Squamish mom finds bag of drugs containing fentanyl

Squamish mom finds bag of drugs containing fentanyl

Police warn the public to never touch unknown substances and to alert them to such findings
Budget 2019: Five things to watch for in the Liberals' final fiscal blueprint

Budget 2019: Five things to watch for in the Liberals' final fiscal blueprint

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Trudeau government's final budget of its mandate Tuesday, just seven months before the next federal election.
'I commit to building on Jack Layton's message,' says Jagmeet Singh as he's sworn in

'I commit to building on Jack Layton's message,' says Jagmeet Singh as he's sworn in

New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh has been sworn in as a member of Parliament. The NDP says Singh becomes the first racialized party leader to sit in the House of Commons.
Indigenous guardians sound alarm about climate change impacts in Canada

Indigenous guardians sound alarm about climate change impacts in Canada

VANCOUVER — Growing up in a small, remote First Nations community in northwestern British Columbia, Jarett Quock found he faced racism and stereotypes from non-Indigenous people whenever he left the reserve.