wildfires

Kelowna wildfire, July 2015. Canadian Press photo

Premier Clark fears raging wildfires new norm, blames climate change

Prime Minister Harper is expected to join Clark in her home riding of Kelowna this afternoon.
Wildfires, BC environment, Wildfire response

Raging wildfire grows in northern B.C

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — A wildfire in northern British Columbia has grown by nearly 30 per cent as crews work around the clock in an effort to control the rampant blaze. The forest fire had engulfed an...
Red Deer Creek fire, 2014.

Scorching summer temperatures not necessarily linked to climate change: expert

The heat in BC has led to 11 wildfires, but it's not abnormal weather, says an expert.

Insurance and wildfire tips for safeguarding your home

Nobody wants to think about the possibility of losing a home to wildfires. But every year, there are an average of 2,000 wildfires in this province, and one-third of the province is now under a '...

Photos in smokey evening light

Smoke from fires in the interior billowed up into Desolation Sound and the inlet in front of the Cove Restaurant on Cortes Island creating an eerie, beautiful backdrop for photographs. I took advanta