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Year of the staycation is a boon for B.C.'s outdoor equipment industry

Year of the staycation is a boon for B.C.'s outdoor equipment industry

Ban on non-essential travel in B.C. fires up sales of bikes, camping and hunting gear
Tubing on this popular B.C. river gets the 'OK' to go ahead this summer

Tubing on this popular B.C. river gets the 'OK' to go ahead this summer

The Town of Lake Cowichan reversed the decision it made last month to restrict the popular activity.
Vancouver Island's Pacific Rim park set to reopen, but Tofino mayor would still like visitors to stay away

Vancouver Island's Pacific Rim park set to reopen, but Tofino mayor would still like visitors to stay away

"The park, of course, will be ready to welcome visitors from farther afield once the provincial health officials give the go-ahead.”
Despite hiccup, record reservations for B.C. campgrounds

Despite hiccup, record reservations for B.C. campgrounds

A record 50,479 bookings were made the day reservations opened up
Massive new ski resort proposed for B.C. interior community

Massive new ski resort proposed for B.C. interior community

B.C. could soon get a new “world-class, all-season, backcountry-oriented mountain destination"
B.C. government says sorry as camping reservation system overwhelmed

B.C. government says sorry as camping reservation system overwhelmed

The ministry thanks all those who tried to book a site for their patience and apologizes to those who were unable to access the system.
B.C. campsite booking website crashes soon after reservations opened today

B.C. campsite booking website crashes soon after reservations opened today

There are a lot of unhappy campers at their computers this morning across B.C.
Whistler Blackcomb operator discusses reopening plan in email to employees

Whistler Blackcomb operator discusses reopening plan in email to employees

"Our goal is not to win the race to reopen, it's to look back one day with great pride in our track record on safety."
B.C. conservation officers handed out hundreds of fines and evictions over May long weekend

B.C. conservation officers handed out hundreds of fines and evictions over May long weekend

B.C.'s Conservation Officer Service had themselves a busy May long weekend.
National parks, historic sites partly reopening June 1, but no camping yet

National parks, historic sites partly reopening June 1, but no camping yet

All national parks and sites have been closed for more than a month to slow the spread of COVID-19