British Columbia

Sun and warm weather prompts special weather advisory for B.C. residents

By Canadian Press
June 18, 2018 - 12:35pm Updated: June 18, 2018 - 3:56pm

VANCOUVER — Special weather alerts and warnings have been posted for most areas of British Columbia as a heat wave moves into the province.

Environment Canada says sun and very warm air are in the forecast for the next few days as a strong ridge of high pressure envelops B.C.

Timely tide attracts another pod of transient orcas to Victoria harbour

By Canadian Press
June 18, 2018 - 10:30am Updated: June 18, 2018 - 12:32pm

VICTORIA — A pod of orcas has made a brief visit to Victoria Harbour, the second excursion by a group of killer whales in as many weeks.

Jackie Cowan, who lives on a boat in the harbour and is also a captain on a whale-watching vessel, says the pod cruised in on Sunday evening.