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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Disney channel TV series being shot in Oak Bay

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Vancouver Island homeowners buy more earthquake insurance than the rest of B.C.

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Find your future at Black Press career fair in Victoria

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Jets score 3 late goals to beat Canucks 4-1

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POLL: Do you support amalgamation for communities in the Capital Region?

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San Group announces plans to build new sawmill in Port Alberni

San Group has purchased 25 acres of Catalyst Paper land for expansion

Two B.C. cannabis dispensaries raided on legalization day

Port Alberni dispensaries ticketed for “unlawful sale” of cannabis

Canada not sending anyone to Saudi business summit

Sources insist Ottawa never intended to dispatch a delegation this time around

VPD ordered to co-operate with B.C. police watchdog probe

According to the IIO, a court is ordering Vancouver police to co-operate with an investigation into a fatal shooting

Earthquake early-warning sensors installed off coast of B.C.

The first-of-its kind warning sensors are developed by Ocean Networks Canada

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