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The Vancouver Island is strong in B.C.’s new government

The Vancouver Island is strong in B.C.’s new government

With the Premier, five cabinet ministers and all the Greens, the Island has unheard-of influence
UNDER EVACUATION: 100 Mile seeks advice from Fort McMurray

UNDER EVACUATION: 100 Mile seeks advice from Fort McMurray

100 Mile House prepares its re-entry plan as the closest to return in Cariboo
Australian firefighters bring experience to the B.C. wildfire battle

Australian firefighters bring experience to the B.C. wildfire battle

Australian officers and technicians visit Chilliwack to be brief on B.C. blazes
Man found dead near Shawnigan Lake

Man found dead near Shawnigan Lake

Man was exploring a cave near Koksilah River Provincial Park
More military on the way to help

More military on the way to help

150 Canadian Armed Forces members headed to B.C.
Soldiers from Edmonton head for fire zone

Soldiers from Edmonton head for fire zone

225 army members, vehicles on way to Williams Lake
Welfare, disability rates to see $100 boost

Welfare, disability rates to see $100 boost

New rates are $1,133 for a person receiving disability assistance, $710 for income assistance
Large crowd opposes shipyard in Port Harvey

Large crowd opposes shipyard in Port Harvey

“We are greatly distressed by the whole thing.”
UNDER EVACUATION: Couple leaves fate of home in Mother Nature’s hands

UNDER EVACUATION: Couple leaves fate of home in Mother Nature’s hands

Kind gestures help soften the anxiety as evacuees play the waiting game for updates on fire growth
It’s raining in Williams Lake, but not for long

It’s raining in Williams Lake, but not for long

Emergency personnel are getting some short-term relief as rain falls in Williams Lake