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Colour the Trails hopes to make B.C.'s mountains more inclusive

Colour the Trails hopes to make B.C.'s mountains more inclusive

B.C.’s mountain towns are spectacular places where one can find gorgeous mountain vistas and happy people clad in expensive outdoor gear. One doesn’t, however, typically see a range of ethnicities representative of the province’s bigger cities.
Grizzly bear attacks man north of Pemberton

Grizzly bear attacks man north of Pemberton

The 36-year-old is recovering in hospital
A sales boom for RVs; campgrounds brace for snowbird wave, even in winter

A sales boom for RVs; campgrounds brace for snowbird wave, even in winter

With border restrictions likely to remain and snowbirds spending the winter months staying closer to home, Vancouver Island is likely to become a popular destination thanks to its milder climate and numerous campgrounds.
10 more waterfalls near Vancouver you need to check out

10 more waterfalls near Vancouver you need to check out

Just because summer is ending doesn't mean hiking season has to.
UBC researchers, health authorities release tool mapping out health impacts of climate change

UBC researchers, health authorities release tool mapping out health impacts of climate change

The climate vulnerability index, now available online, measures how susceptible Metro Vancouver communities are to the effects of extreme heat, wildfire smoke, flooding and air pollution.
Rare white orca spotted in Juan de Fuca Strait

Rare white orca spotted in Juan de Fuca Strait

Only 10 orcas worldwide have been documented with the condition, and scientists believe Tl’uk is one of five living right now.
'Oh hell, you're not a dog': B.C. woman goes nose-to-nose with a big cat — twice

'Oh hell, you're not a dog': B.C. woman goes nose-to-nose with a big cat — twice

“I’m standing there [less than a metre away] thinking I’m talking with a yellow lab."
Garibaldi never set foot in B.C.. Why is a park still named after him?

Garibaldi never set foot in B.C.. Why is a park still named after him?

It’s the 100th anniversary of the Garibaldi Park Reserve. The Squamish Nation know the mountain as Nch’ḵay̓, a place of refuge during the Great Flood.
8 breathtaking waterfalls near Vancouver you can visit this weekend

8 breathtaking waterfalls near Vancouver you can visit this weekend

We advise against going with the flow.
BC Parks buys 520 acres in Haida Gwaii region

BC Parks buys 520 acres in Haida Gwaii region

The deal represents the first addition of lands for provincial parks in the Haida Gwaii area in nearly 50 years.