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Another wildfire, hot weather in British Columbia

Fire crews responded to a second wildfire in the western province of British Columbia today, this time in the community of Kaleden. On Monday, a fire near Harrison Lake forced campers to evacuate as a wildfire burned out of control. »

Environment, International, Society

Ongoing drought making trees vulnerable to insects

Drought is worsening in much of western Canada and that is making trees more vulnerable to insects. In 2014, the mountain pine beetle destroyed 18.1 million hectares of pine forest in the western province of British Columbia and is expanding »