Hello from beautiful, smoked-out British Columbia

Hi, folks, I am on location in British Columbia reporting from our blog’s “West Coast bureau”, where I have been attempting to be on vacation for the past number of days. As you may have heard, this whole province is on fire! We have been getting no end of smoke here in the Okanagan region,…

BC is being ravaged by wildfires: 14,000 evacuated

The big story on the west coast, and frankly throughout much of Canada, is the rapidly escalating forest fire situation across British Columbia. The number of fires has escalated and more places are seeing evacuation orders, including 100 Mile House. Williams Lake is particularly a hard-hit area. In total, 14,000 residents have been forced to…

Election results coming soon in BC municipal elections

Those of you anxious for more election night fun after the Ontario municipal vote will be able to check out the results tonight in BC! Cities across the province are voting for mayors and councils today and the results are due in soon. Results from Vancouver and environs can be found at CTV BC, CBC,…