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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Royals to visit Vancouver, Victoria, Whitehorse during Canadian visit

More details have been released about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming visit to Canada. Kensington Palace tweeted Monday morning that Prince William and his wife, Kate, will visit...
West Kelowna wildfire, 2014 file photo

Evacuation order, alert issued as wildfire flares north of West Kelowna, B.C.

Cooler weather was expected to help British Columbia crews battling a wildfire that has forced the evacuation of dozens of properties above the northwestern shore of Okanagan Lake. The Bear Creek...

B.C. campers urged to take care with campfires as heat hikes fire danger

Strong winds and high temperatures are forecast across much of British Columbia this weekend, and the BC Wildfire Service says that could increase fire activity. A release from the wildfire service...
Royal python

Cagey reptile refuses to be lured from storm drain in Victoria, B.C.

Something sinister is slithering below the streets of Victoria. Staff in the British Columbia capital were using a remote camera to investigate reports of a sinkhole near the downtown core when they...

Renowned B.C. garden ejects U.S. couple for dressing in Victorian-era garb

They were told the period clothing was forbidden.
Black bear spotted near Conklin, Alberta

Girl, 10 critically injured in Port Coquitlam, B.C. black bear attack

A 10-year old B.C. girl is in hospital after being attacked by a female black bear in Port Coquitlam, just east of Vancouver. A spokeswoman for the B.C. Ambulance Service described the child's...

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales volume down 1.3% in July

The Canadian Real Estate Association says July marked the third consecutive month of fewer housing sales. The association says the number of transactions fell 1.3 per cent nationally between June and...

Government to rebuild immigration detention facilities in Vancouver, Laval

Immigration holding facilities in Vancouver and Laval, Que., will be replaced as part of a $138-million overhaul intended to improve detention conditions for newcomers to Canada. The federal...

Home prices up two per cent in July, with Victoria and Toronto leading: Teranet

Strong price growth in some of Canada’s hottest housing markets helped lead to a two per cent national price increase in July, according to the latest Teranet−National Bank National Composite...

Lowest sockeye run on record prompts fishery closures, outcry

Predictions of an abysmal sockeye return has forced the closure of all salmon fishing on the Lower Fraser River.