A B.C.-based company has been sentenced to pay a $75,000 fine for unlawfully importing a protected shark species without a permit.
A warmer and wetter weather pattern is on the way for east Vancouver Island and it could bring localized flooding and high stream levels.
East Vancouver Island could see more snow and treacherous road conditions today (Jan. 4).
The Oceanside area could see even more snow tonight (Dec. 29).
The Queen of New Westminster experienced frozen water pipes, washroom closures and unsafe conditions on the vehicle deck from the freezing weather, according to BC Ferries.
A wind warning is also in effect for Saturday morning, with strong winds of 70 km/h gusting to 90.
A strong winter storm is forecast to affect many parts of B.C. this weekend, including east Vancouver Island.
A “significant atmospheric river” continues to bring high amounts of precipitation to east Vancouver Island, according to Environment Canada.
The cancellations came as Environment Canada forecast 70 km/h winds — gusting up to 90 km/h in the area.
The Bowser area could see between 75-150 mm of rain over two days, starting Friday morning.

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