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Register now for Youth Cultural Day Camp

Huu-ay-aht First Nation is pleased to announce that we will be holding our second Youth Cultural Day Camp in Anacla, running from July 20 to July 24, 2015.   131 more words


The Essence of Adventure: Revised Summer Plans

Today is two weeks from the date we were supposed to start our kayaking journey circumnavigating Vancouver Island by kayak. Instead, we went to the hospital this morning to get an x-ray for Bryan’s broken hand. 1,125 more words

Preparation And Plans

UPDATE: Province in discussions with owners of Martin Mars water bomber

UPDATE: In a press conference Monday morning, Min. of Forests Steve Thomson says they’re currently in discussions with the owner of Martin Mars “to see if something can be worked out as needed.” Thomson says knowing the extraordinary wildfire situation that the province is in, they need to look at having all the tools in the toolbox that they need. 749 more words


Fires raging across B.C. as concern for the summer deepens

WATCH: Jordan Armstrong reports on a weekend of fires burning all over British Columbia

There were at least 18 fires that started in British Columbia on Monday. 469 more words


PHOTOS: Fires create haze blanketing B.C. in sea of yellow and orange

In theory, the skies over British Columbia are blue.

But for most people this evening, they’re orange and yellow.

Massive fires in the Pemberton area… 129 more words


Air quality advisory issued for Metro Vancouver and Sunshine Coast

An air quality advisory has been issued for Metro Vancouver because of particulate matter in the air coming from wildfires outside the region.

The Ministry of Environment has also issued a smoke advisory for the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas. 663 more words


Fire burns next to Sproat Lake; tactical evacuation of cabins underway

UPDATE (July 7, 6: 20 p.m.) – The fire has grown to 125 hectares in size, and is within 60 metres of cabins – but the growth has slowed, say fire officials. 462 more words