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Beautiful B.C.

VIDEO: Destination BC’s new ad campaign promotes province’s ‘Wild Within’

In a new, 3-minute YouTube video, B.C.'s tourism bureau kicks off its Super, Natural British Columbia campaign...

Beautiful B.C.
Point guard Steve Nash pulls up for a field goal against the Washington Wizards (January 26

Loonie Legacy: Steve Nash’s Greatest Assist Is Yet To Come

'Nash has passed the torch to a country that badly needs to keep the momentum going. That will be his greatest assist.'

Point guard Steve Nash pulls up for a field goal against the Washington Wizards (January 26
A Canadian honour guard was shot and killed at Ottawa's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings

One witness – nearby worker Scott Walsh – says the gunman right by him, no more than five feet away, after the first shots were fired.

A Canadian honour guard was shot and killed at Ottawa's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning
Three Orcas breach the water's surface in Johnstone Strait

VIDEO: Drone footage captures bird’s eye view of B.C. orcas

The Vancouver Aquarium captured over 30,000 photos of killer whales off northern Vancouver Island's coast, in Johnstone Strait, in August.

Three Orcas breach the water's surface in Johnstone Strait
The Infiniti-Red Bull pit crew readies a race car to return to action during the 2014 F1 Belgian Grand Prix.

Driveway: Touring England’s Infiniti-Red Bull factory; The Topless Fiat 500C; 4 Classic Cars under $25,000

This week, editor Keith Morgan shares his photos from a tour of the Infiniti-Red Bull factory, and his week at the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.

The Infiniti-Red Bull pit crew readies a race car to return to action during the 2014 F1 Belgian Grand Prix.
A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel

Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel
Staff from the Surrey Leader newspaper take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

Staff from the Surrey Leader newspaper take the Ice Bucket Challenge
Canadian Tire executives completed the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in frigid Frobisher Bay

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

Canadian Tire executives completed the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in frigid Frobisher Bay
The IRB's Americas Rugby Championship is once again coming to Vancouver Island

VIDEO: Americas Rugby Championship returning to Langford for 2014

Canada, the United States, defending champion Argentina, and Uruguay will all come to Victoria this October.

The IRB's Americas Rugby Championship is once again coming to Vancouver Island
This year

Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

This year
Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has won the last four consecutive F1 World Championships

(VIDEO) Driveway’s Keith Morgan takes laps with F1 champ Sebastian Vettel

Vettel has won the past four F1 World Championships and is now Red Bull-Infinity's Director of Performance.

Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has won the last four consecutive F1 World Championships
Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.

Media mogul David Black receives honorary degree from UVic

Black, the owner of Black Press newspaper group, urges graduating students to 'show up' and to 'surround yourself with bright people'.

Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.
The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.

(VIDEO) Funeral for Moncton RCMP officers; B.C. communities honour victims

More than 5,000 officers from around Canada were expected to attend Tuesday's funeral in New Brunswick.

The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider slams feet-first into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price

(VIDEO) Canadiens need to Carey on without Anahim Lake’s Price

Price was injured in Game 1 after he was slammed into by New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider, and is out for the series...

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider slams feet-first into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price
Montreal Canadiens fans celebrate their team's win over the Boston Bruins

(VIDEO) Habs fans paint Montreal red and blue, celebrate Game 7 win over Boston Bruins

Canadiens fans flooded the streets of Montreal to celebrate their team's upset win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night...

Montreal Canadiens fans celebrate their team's win over the Boston Bruins
Late Canadian author Farley Mowat

(VIDEO) Elizabeth May remembers one of her ‘very best friends’, late author Farley Mowat

May spoke about the passing of the 92-year-old Canadian author, who passed away this week...

Late Canadian author Farley Mowat
Stephen Colbert

(VIDEO) Stephen Colbert to replace outgoing ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman

Letterman announced his retirement on April 3 – after 4,000 shows – and CBS had found his replacement in the Comedy Central funny guy.

Stephen Colbert
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty takes part in a TV interview on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 21

Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty dies at age 64

The House of Commons has been suspended as MPs pause out of respect, and Premier Christy Clark says she is 'shocked and saddened'.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty takes part in a TV interview on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 21
A view of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower

Canada’s banks say they are not affected by Heartbleed bug

'Canadians can continue to bank with confidence,' says Bankers' Association, while major sites like Yahoo and OKCupid were affected.

A view of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower
The Pet Collective's hummingbird cam catches this creature in its nest

Esquimalt man’s live hummingbird VIDEO pulls in thousands of viewers

The Pet Collective's YouTube feed is racking up hundreds of live viewers at once. The Victoria photographer has filmed 60 total hummingbirds

The Pet Collective's hummingbird cam catches this creature in its nest