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The Outsider: Dumbing down the safety message for backcountry hikers

June 26, 2022

piquenewsmagazine.com – BC AdventureSmart’s “Trail Specific Safety Videos” hope to reduce Search and Rescue calls to popular hiking trails like those near Whistler.

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Man bikes across Canada to raise money for underprivileged British Columbians

castanet.net – The 18-year-old biker will be pitching a tent at every stop along his route

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Jack Knox: Horticultural confusion a handicap as Cheap Food Era ends

timescolonist.com – Being clueless about plant life is not something you’re supposed to admit in Victoria, the City of Gardens. It’s like being the only guy from Saskatchewan who can’t skate.

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First Nations’ ancient fish bones may help us adapt to climate change

nationalobserver.com – “By drawing on the past to better our knowledge of what human fisheries were, [we can make] it relevant to modern-day climate change research,” UVic anthropology professor and co-author Iain McKechni…

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Feds move to phase out open net salmon farms in B.C.

piquenewsmagazine.com – Canada has temporarily renewed dozens of fish farm licences in B.C. A decision on how the farms will be removed from the Pacific will be released spring 2023.

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Cool spring leads to ‘delayed start’ of B.C.’s wildfire season, BCWS says

castanet.net – BC Wildfire Service says expects longer days and higher temperatures in the province, and a general increase of fire activity in July and August.

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B.C. watches flood risk as rains ease, but heat has potential to melt snowpack

piquenewsmagazine.com – VANCOUVER — Rainy conditions that raised flood risks in much of British Columbia are being replaced by sunshine as a brief heat wave offers a respite until early next week.

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B.C. health agency denies responsibility for fake hospital nurse

piquenewsmagazine.com – Brigitte Cleroux is accused of impersonating a nurse in B.C. hospitals. She’s currently in prison in Ontario for similar charges.

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6165 146a Street, Surrey Property Listing: MLS® #R2703723

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# 2103 828 Cambie Street, Vancouver Property Listing: MLS® #R2703900

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Viral TikTok video prime example of how to deal with troubling bear encounters, says conservation officer

June 19, 2022

piquenewsmagazine.com – A conservation officer weighs in after footage of a black bear following a woman on the BC resort’s Valley Trail goes viral on TikTok.

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Vaccine injury program compensates eight Canadians in first two weeks

piquenewsmagazine.com – The Vaccine Injury Support Program offers compensation to anyone injured by any vaccine after Dec. 8, 2020. VISP has received 774 claims since June 1.

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The majority of Canadians plan to travel this summer. Here’s where they want to go

vancouverisawesome.com – While summer travel dropped due to the pandemic, a poll finds Canadians are ready to fly in 2022. They are bringing coronavirus travel insurance, though.

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Range Rover: The Wild Atlantic Way

piquenewsmagazine.com – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way ticks all the boxes: mountains, lake vistas, thatch cottages, castle ruins and the ocean itself

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Putting Coast Salish art on the map, globally

piquenewsmagazine.com – Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw artist Rick Harry mentors a new generation of Indigenous artists.

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