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Rain gardens filter out tire toxin lethal to salmon, B.C. study shows

Rain gardens filter out tire toxin lethal to salmon, B.C. study shows

A first-of-its-kind experiment in a rain garden in Vancouver, B.C., has shown green infrastructure can remove more than 90% of a tire toxin highly lethal to salmon.
One in four Canadians say they have been affected by wildfires this year: poll

One in four Canadians say they have been affected by wildfires this year: poll

OTTAWA — More than one in four Canadians told a polling firm this week that they have been affected by the record-setting wildfires that have rocked much of Canada over the spring, and more than three in four say they think there are more fires now t
B.C. rivers on track for driest summer in recorded history

B.C. rivers on track for driest summer in recorded history

The head of B.C.'s River Forecast Centre says the province's rivers are on track for an outlier year, closer to what climate change is expected to do decades into the future.
'Get prepared' for a hot summer, warn Environment Canada meteorologists

'Get prepared' for a hot summer, warn Environment Canada meteorologists

The spring heat "set the stage" for a hot B.C. summer, say forecasters.
Do you know your constellations?

Do you know your constellations?

Comforted by geocentrism—the idea that humankind was at the heart of it all—the scientist recorded and charted paths of stars thousands of light years away: 48 constellations in all.
California fire insurance woes a 'cautionary tale' for B.C.

California fire insurance woes a 'cautionary tale' for B.C.

U.S. insurance companies are abandoning entire states due to growing risk of catastrophe. Experts say Western Canada should pay attention.
Climate change made May heat in Western Canada 10 times more likely, early data suggests

Climate change made May heat in Western Canada 10 times more likely, early data suggests

Preliminary data shows elevated spring temperatures in Western Canada were made 10 times more likely due to climate change, and helped fuel a number of wildfires.
Stay safe and chill on the road: BCAA offers essential tips for driving in hot weather

Stay safe and chill on the road: BCAA offers essential tips for driving in hot weather

As temperature rises, association recommends that drivers check coolant levels, keep tires fully inflated and take other precautions.
From bad to worse: what to expect from Canada's wildfire seasons

From bad to worse: what to expect from Canada's wildfire seasons

Canada is on track to face the worst fire season on record. As climate change warps fire weather, models says it could get a lot worse.
30 of the best movies set during summer

30 of the best movies set during summer

Consider these classics for a summer movie night!