Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

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          Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

          Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

          B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

          Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

          Harvesting a Christmas tree on Crown land

          Free use permits are available for most areas of the province, good for one tree in designated areas of provincial forest

          Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

          H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

          Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

          A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

          Heat wave about to hit Lower Mainland and here’s how to keep your cool

          Hottest weather expected Saturday and Sunday, residents of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley urged to take precautions

          Super, virtual B.C. seen world-wide

          Virtual reality lets people experience a boat trip and a hike into the high country of the remote central coast at Nimmo Bay

          APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

          Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

          • Mar 9th, 2015

          UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

          No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

          • Mar 4th, 2015

          Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

          There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on

          Image Magazine: Wedding Edition 2015

          New multimedia wedding guide now available. Check out more than 80 pages of information and tips to make your special day just perfect!

          The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

          Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

          3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

          3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

          • Feb 25th, 2015

          Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

          Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

          Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

          Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

          • Feb 3rd, 2015

          Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

          Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

          Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

          Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.