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Vancouver Island wildfire threatens highway

The wildfire near Cameron Lake reached Highway 4 on Tuesday morning, prompting the province to restrict vehicle access to the area.

Entangled humpback whale rescued in B.C.

DFO crews cut and removed entangled fishing gear from a humpback whale near Haida Gwaii.

Crows out in force in downtown Victoria

Look out above! Bird experts offer safety tips as crows divebomb pedestrians in Victoria amid nesting season.

Tourism industry rebounding in Victoria

Destination Greater Victoria says the region is experiencing one of the busiest seasons in years.

Province eyes more municipalities for housing

An extensive list of communities, including 16 on Vancouver Island, could be tasked with meeting housing targets by the B.C. government.

How an interest rate hike could affect homebuyers

A new survey shows Vancouverites are waiting to buy a home until interest rates go down, but the market is still heating up.

B.C. tackles misinformation about drug use

The province says it's working on addressing misinformation about the toxic drug crisis, as overdose deaths continue.

Alaska cruise turns into rescue mission

A cruise ship that departed Vancouver assisted the U.S. Coast Guard with a rescue mission after a smaller ship caught fire nearby.

B.C. woman dies in Australia

Police in Australia are investigating the death of a woman with a B.C. connection, and her estranged partner is being held on domestic violence charges.

Ottawa providing $1.5M for additional Pride security

The feds announced funding for Canadian organizations celebrating Pride this month as $1.5M will go towards additional security.