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Two accidents close Coquihalla south and north of Merritt

DriveBC says a crews are en route, expect heavy delays

Ottawa fails to find alternative buyer for Trans Mountain pipeline by deadline

The feds had announced it was purchasing the $4.5 billion pipeline earlier this spring

BC Wildfire merges Mt. Eneas and Munro Lake fires

Large plume of smoke seen over the fire was a controlled event

The Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw people signed an agreement-in-principle with the B.C. government

The signing ceremony, at the Eliza Archie Memorial School, was 25 years in the making

New location for supportive housing in Penticton

B.C. Housing purchases two properties on Winnipeg Avenue

Okanagan Mountain Park wildfire continues to hold at 400 hectares

Crews are working to extinguish hot spots

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Mount Eneas Fire
Munro Creek Fire
Mount Conkle Fire
PEACHLAND CREEK FIRE

Canada to resettle dozens of White Helmets and their families from Syria

There are fears the volunteers would become a target for government troops

Government sets full-time salary range for Justin Trudeau’s nanny

At its top range, the order works out to a rate of $21.79 per hour, assuming a 40-hour work week

Firefighters working to construct control lines in West Kelowna wildfire

Crews continue to work to control the wildfire

Mount Conkle fire grew but 90 per cent guarded

The wildfire has grown to an estimated 118 hectares from 93 hectares last night

Wildfires still keeping residents from their homes

Many homes still on evacuation orders or alerts in South Okanagan

Update: Ping-pong balls of fire dropped to merge Mount Eneas and Munro Creek wildfires

The merger is considered successful by BC Wildfire Services

Recovery high schools could help teens before addiction takes hold: B.C. parents

Schools could provide mental health supports and let parents discuss their children’s drug use openly

Haida Gwaii village faces housing crisis, targets short-term rentals

Housing is tight and the village is pretty close to zero vacancy

Progress being made on Okanagan wildfires

Danger not over, fires could flare up again

Evacuation numbers remain at nearly 1,000 as B.C. wildfires rage on

200 firefighters and 18 helicopters were working to increase the containment of the fires

Car thief nabbed by Mounties on wildfire duty

RCMP working wildfires deploy spike belt to nab alleged auto thief from Oliver.

B.C. mining company, involved in 2014 spill, ordered to pay lost wages

Mount Polley Mining Company must pay wages to 26 employees who were laid off without proper notice

Two significant wildfires burning in southeastern B.C.

More than 20 fires were burning in the Southeast Fire Centre as of Saturday afternoon

No Name brand chicken nuggets recalled due to possible salmonella

Canadian Food Inspection Agency says multiple illnesses reported in B.C., Alberta and Ontario