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B.C. wine sector readies for worst-ever year for forest fire smoke

B.C. wine sector readies for worst-ever year for forest fire smoke

Winemakers believe 2023 could see white wine made from traditionally red-wine grapes, and more rosé
Broaden scope of Canada's weather alert system to account for wildfires, expert urges

Broaden scope of Canada's weather alert system to account for wildfires, expert urges

Emergency notifications should be sent out for any events that have the potential to threaten lives, such as wildfires, says expert.
Sports car driver clocked at 220 km/h on West Van's Cypress Bowl Road

Sports car driver clocked at 220 km/h on West Van's Cypress Bowl Road

The 20-year-old Vancouver driver recently racked up a four-month driving ban for prior excessive speeding
RCMP confirm body found in fire on north end of Vernon

RCMP confirm body found in fire on north end of Vernon

Fire crews contained and extinguished the fire, which most likely originated in an encampment site on the west side of the highway.
Natural gas possible cause of explosion, former private investigator says

Natural gas possible cause of explosion, former private investigator says

John Zukowski's remote camera records impact of Tuesday's blast on neighbouring Fourth Avenue shops
In B.C., smoke hitting everyone from firefighters to homeless community

In B.C., smoke hitting everyone from firefighters to homeless community

Under these conditions, everyone should reduce or reschedule strenuous activities outdoors. Children, the elderly, or at risk should avoid outdoor physical activity all together.
Climate change made worst Quebec fire weather twice as likely, more intense: study

Climate change made worst Quebec fire weather twice as likely, more intense: study

Climate change has made summers like the kind that led to Quebec's disastrous wildfire season at least seven times more likely to happen again, says a new scientific analysis. The study by the U.K.
Everything Vancouver travellers need to know if they have flights affected by B.C. wildfires

Everything Vancouver travellers need to know if they have flights affected by B.C. wildfires

Find out when you can rebook a ticket and what you need to know about travel.
Canada to seek judicial review of latest U.S. decision on softwood lumber duties

Canada to seek judicial review of latest U.S. decision on softwood lumber duties

WASHINGTON — The federal government in Ottawa is pushing back against the latest U.S. decision to keep imposing duties on Canadian softwood lumber.
'Bold' home intruder apprehended in Sapperton thanks to quick 911 call

'Bold' home intruder apprehended in Sapperton thanks to quick 911 call

New West break-in: "This is very concerning behavior and likely scary for those who were home at the time."