REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Brentwood Bay: Intertribal powwow celebrates Tsartlip Nation

An Intertribal powwow drew hundreds to Tsartlip Nation to enjoy dancing, drumming and food in Brentwood Bay over BC Day weekend. See more >

Surrey: Advocate happy with new fountains for local homeless

A Surrey woman and homeless advocate says she’s thrilled a water fountain for the local homeless has been installed back in the community – amid hot weather that doesn’t look like it will be letting up. See more >

Qualicum: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Island highway

And thanks to a group of quick-thinking drivers, a broken out fire in the middle of a Vancouver Island highway didn’t get much bigger than just that. See more >

Williams Lake: Wildfires cause smoke to blanket the province

Meanwhile, residents in most of the Cariboo region have been allowed to return to their homes, but have not been able to escape the heavy smoke and low air quality thats also reaching B.C.’s coast. See more >

Kelowna: A night bucking with action

Professional Bull Riding hit Kelowna for the first time this past week, bringing jam-packed action full of big rides and rank wrecks. See more >

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Columbia River Treaty to be renegotiated in early 2018

News came in a Tweet from the U.S. Department of State

Province and Columbia Basin Trust announce partnership to fund new affordable housing

The Province and the CBT will each provide $14 million to create affordable rental housing

Kelowna General Hospital Foundation raising funds for JoeAnna’s House

The facility has been named JoeAnna’s House after Joe and Anna Huber.

L’école des Sept-sommets in Rossland receives funding for water upgrade

L’École des Sept-sommets is one of six B.C. schools that will soon have access to healthier water.

Take a snow tour of the Rossland Recreation Site

For those unfamiliar with the rec site, finding your way around can be a bit daunting.

VIDEO: Average Canadian food bill to rise by $348 in 2018

Atlantic Canada and B.C. will see the most increases for consumers

Debt-to-household-income ratio rises in third quarter

Total household credit market debt grew to $2.11 trillion in the third quarter

B.C. Mountie told to resign after texting teenage sex assault victim

RCMP documents say Const. Brian Eden sent sexually inappropriate photos to 17-year-old girl

Family doctors should learn to treat addiction, not shun patients: scientist

B.C. Centre on Substance Use’s Dr. Evan Wood said efforts underway to change addiction medicine image

Four dog deaths investigated in Cranbrook

One vet suggests a parallel to these deaths and similar ones in 2016

Meningococcal disease outbreak declared in Okanagan

Five cases in last six months among 15- to 19-year-olds, including one in Vernon

Province rejects Ajax mine in Kamloops

KGHM Ajax had proposed a 1,700-hectare open-pit copper and gold mine, just southwest of Kamloops

Border officers rally at B.C.’s Peace Arch

CBSA employees tire of ‘lack of respect’

FCC votes along party lines to end ‘net neutrality’

Move rolls back restrictions that keep big providers from blocking services they don’t like

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