Last year wasn’t just the Earth’s hottest year on record — it left a century of high temperature marks in the dust
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and NASA announced Wednesday that 2015 was by far the hottest year in 136 years of record keeping.
Continue reading 2015 was hottest year on record
Insurance Fraud Costing B.C. Drivers Hundreds of Millions a Year
FEATURED PHOTO: ICBC is hoping to raise awareness about car insurance fraud with its Hall of Shame campaign. (ICBC)
TMTVNEWS.COM – A man who torches his vehicle then claims it was stolen, a woman embellishing the extent of her injuries to collect two paycheques, and a man crying wolf to get out of doing the dishes — these are just some of the highlights found in ICBC’s fraud files in 2015.
Continue reading ICBC HALL OF SHAME: THE TOP 6 FRAUD FILES OF 2015
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 9:21 AM – A significant system has its sights set on the B.C. coast.
Continue reading Heavy rain in B.C. raises risk for flash floods, landslide
FEATURED PHOTO: A Blue Bird school bus belonging to Dustin Bowers and Kylie Hayward (Dustin Bowers/YouTube/knomadic knowledge)
A British Columbia man is planning to hit the road on a cross-country adventure, fuelled by waste vegetable oil and powered by the sun.
Continue reading B.C. man builds mobile home fuelled by vegetable oil, solar power
FEATURED PHOTO: BC GOVERNEMNT – Now accepting applications! The Ministry of Health, along with the BC Nurses Union are working together to create 1,643 regular nursing positions by March 31, 2016. http://ow.ly/XhIGR
TMTVNEWS.COM (BC GOV. RELEASE) The Province is working in partnership with the BC Nurses’ Union (BCNU) to create over 1,600 additional regular nursing positions to the B.C. health system, to improve care for patients and better support nurses on the frontlines of health care.
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FEATURED PHOTO: Conjunction of Mercury and Venus, appearing above the Moon, at the Paranal Observatory in 2010. Alignments are rare but that of five planets are even more rare. (European Southern Observatory)
If you find yourself under clear skies, in the hour or so just before sunrise over the next few weeks, take a moment to pause and gaze to the south.
Continue reading Five planets will align in the sky at the same time in rare celestial treat
Local and international groups rally in support
TMTVNEWS.COM – Pacific Wild and Valhalla Wilderness Society are challenging the legality of the government of British Columbia’s controversial wolf cull program.
Continue reading Courts asked to rule on B.C.’s controversial wolf cull
Snowfall warning ENDED for: Boundary, Kootenay Lake, West & East Kootenay
Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm continues
4:47 AM PST Wednesday 20 January 2016
Continue reading Snowfall warning ENDED: Highway 3 & East Kootenay
Parks Canada will be continuing to investigate the incident to determine if the group will be charged under the National Parks Act for entering the park on snowmobiles. The group will also be required to organize and pay for a helicopter and permits to remove their snowmobiles from the National Park.
Continue reading Alberta snowmobilers face big bill after entering Glacier National Park