The glass sponge reef in Chatham Sound is thought to be one of the oldest in the world. Until the reef in Hecate Strait was discovered in 1987, scientists believed glass sponge reefs were extinct. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, University of Alberta and Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility)

Glass sponge reef recommended as World Heritage Site

The Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound Glass Sponge Reefs are among eight nominated sites

The glass sponge reef in Chatham Sound is thought to be one of the oldest in the world. Until the reef in Hecate Strait was discovered in 1987, scientists believed glass sponge reefs were extinct. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, University of Alberta and Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility)
VIDEO: Vancouver Aquarium introduces two new baby walruses from Quebec

VIDEO: Vancouver Aquarium introduces two new baby walruses from Quebec

Lakina and Balzak are half-siblings and the first baby walruses to be born in Canadian captivity

VIDEO: Vancouver Aquarium introduces two new baby walruses from Quebec
(Canadian Press photo)

Rudolph and rest of Santa’s reindeer are all female: scientist

Only female reindeer keep their antlers for the winter

(Canadian Press photo)
REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

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

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video
Nathaniel Bertrand and Cheyenne Gurr from Mission were among the potential bidders on some of the Stars Wars memorabilia up for bids at Able Auction in Langley. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Nathaniel Bertrand and Cheyenne Gurr from Mission were among the potential bidders on some of the Stars Wars memorabilia up for bids at Able Auction in Langley. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
2 couples tie the knot in Australia’s 1st same-sex weddings

2 couples tie the knot in Australia’s 1st same-sex weddings

West Australian couple Anne Sedgwick, Lyn Hawkins have been together for 40 years

2 couples tie the knot in Australia’s 1st same-sex weddings
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry May 19

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry May 19

Kensington Palace announced the date to the public Friday

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry May 19
(Screenshot from video by Devin Milner)

VIDEO: Salt Spring Islanders ferry piano to their floating home

Everyone enjoys a little music on the water, but not everyone has a piano on their boat

(Screenshot from video by Devin Milner)
Truck driver volunteers to take dog lost in B.C. back home to Alberta

Truck driver volunteers to take dog lost in B.C. back home to Alberta

Frankie, a pit bull service dog, was found wandering in the Lower Mainland

  • Dec 12, 2017
Truck driver volunteers to take dog lost in B.C. back home to Alberta
The top-binged shows on Netflix in 2017

The top-binged shows on Netflix in 2017

Which show did you cheat on your spouse with by watching ahead?

The top-binged shows on Netflix in 2017
Tequila, hammers and knives: what not to bring on an airplane

Tequila, hammers and knives: what not to bring on an airplane

Vancouver International Airport staff provide tips on travelling during the holidays

Tequila, hammers and knives: what not to bring on an airplane
This is the WestJet’s sixth annual Christmas miracle video. This year they took 12 children’s wishes and turned them into reality. (YouTube/WestJet)

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

This is the WestJet’s sixth annual Christmas miracle video. This year they took 12 children’s wishes and turned them into reality. (YouTube/WestJet)
Stranded deer rescued from frozen lake near Kamloops

Stranded deer rescued from frozen lake near Kamloops

Kamloops Search and Rescue said the doe was on the ice for 30 hours

Stranded deer rescued from frozen lake near Kamloops
VIDEO: Giving the gifts of whale snot, prosthetic eyes and formula

VIDEO: Giving the gifts of whale snot, prosthetic eyes and formula

Snot samples are collected from humpback whales by flying a small drone near their blower

VIDEO: Giving the gifts of whale snot, prosthetic eyes and formula
VIDEO: Best photos of the Supermoon 2017

VIDEO: Best photos of the Supermoon 2017

At its closest, the Frost Moon was about 363,300 km away from the Earth

  • Dec 6, 2017
VIDEO: Best photos of the Supermoon 2017
A fireball was visible in the Red Deer skies Tuesday morning. (Contributed photo)

Astronomer sees UFO in the sky on Tuesday

It could be space junk in our atmosphere, says the expert

A fireball was visible in the Red Deer skies Tuesday morning. (Contributed photo)
(Pixabay)

High-flying kite prompts calls to police

The kite was roughly 1,000 feet up and affecting air traffic

(Pixabay)
Aaron Bedard is one of the plaintiffs in the Equitas Society’s class-action lawsuit. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)

5 to start your day

A bobcat says hello, Canadian veterans lose pension appeal and more

Aaron Bedard is one of the plaintiffs in the Equitas Society’s class-action lawsuit. (Katya Slepian/Black Press)
UBC sailbot Ada was recovered off the coast of Florida by a U.S. research vessel. (ADEON photo)

UBC ‘sailbot’ found after 18 months at sea

The boat was en route to Ireland when a storm swept it towards Florida instead

UBC sailbot Ada was recovered off the coast of Florida by a U.S. research vessel. (ADEON photo)
Nicole Leslie caught an image and video of elusive bobcat in east Maple Ridge, Sunday. (Contributed)

Mom, kitten bobcat visit B.C. backyard

Stopped and said hello Sunday, then disappeared into forest

Nicole Leslie caught an image and video of elusive bobcat in east Maple Ridge, Sunday. (Contributed)