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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VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

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New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

Police officer hit by car, stabbed in Edmonton attack back on job

Const. Mike Chernyk, 48, returned to work Thursday

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

Students in health-related studies to take course, workshop to help better serve Aboriginal people

Dorsett has 2 goals, assist in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

‘It was a real good hockey game by our group,’ Canucks coach Travis Green said.

Berry disappointed: Bear tries to eat fake fruit on woman’s door wreath

A Winnipeg woman has taken her berry-embellished wreath down, after a hungry bear visited her porch

Symphony trumpets in new season

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