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Youth summer fishing challenge: Go fishing, take a photo, then enter to win!

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s contest returns this summer

  • May 31, 2021

 

B.C.’s Family Fishing Weekend is coming up June 18 to 20.

BC’s Family Fishing Weekend returns June 18 to 20

Get ready with a free Family Fishing Webinar Series June 12

 

A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)

5 Must-see tourist attractions in Northern British Columbia

1. Tumbler Ridge Global Geopark In the summer of 2000, two Tumbler…

  • Apr 11, 2021

 

Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Forces Snowbird fan checks out the cockpit of a Canadair CT-114 Tutor at the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (Black Press file photo)
Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.
The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

If the Northern Lights have captured your imagination, here are a few tips to plan your adventure

The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon
Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)

Many B.C. parks to re-open, but visitors must adhere to the ‘golden rules’

Residents urged to practise COVID-19 protocols as some outdoor recreation restrictions are relaxed

  • May 14, 2020
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)
The sprawling Nechako River, which in the local Dakelh (Carrier) First Nation’s language means Big River. (Black Press Media file photo)                                A study of the Nechako River Basin will help to determine what needs to be done to address climate change and other issues. (photo.Black Press)

Big River Country: The finest freshwater fishing in Canada

This massive wilderness area focuses on the area’s great rivers and wetlands

The sprawling Nechako River, which in the local Dakelh (Carrier) First Nation’s language means Big River. (Black Press Media file photo)                                A study of the Nechako River Basin will help to determine what needs to be done to address climate change and other issues. (photo.Black Press)
Healthy juvenile Nechako White Sturgeon at the hatchery in Vanderhoof. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo/Black Press Media files)

Nechako River: This endangered species is 175 million years old and needs your help

Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Centre is vital to sturgeon survival

Healthy juvenile Nechako White Sturgeon at the hatchery in Vanderhoof. (Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative photo/Black Press Media files)
The Vanderhoof Community Museum and Visitor’s Centre are housed in beautifully restored buildings from the early 1900s. (Colin Macgillivray/Black Press Media file photo)

Vanderhoof: You’ll take a step back in time in this lovingly restored building

The Vanderhoof Community Museum and Visitor’s Centre reflect the area’s rich history

The Vanderhoof Community Museum and Visitor’s Centre are housed in beautifully restored buildings from the early 1900s. (Colin Macgillivray/Black Press Media file photo)