Heat-related illnesses have sent hundreds of people to the ER across the region as temperatures hit unprecedented highs. British Columbia reported about 100 excess deaths from Friday to Monday.
The return of sea otters to historic habitats can restore ecosystems and bring economic benefits, but hungry otters can also threaten the food security of remote indigenous communities.
Meng Wanzhou was detained during a layover in Vancouver. The U.S. government says a subsidiary of Huawei violated U.S. sanctions with Iran, and that the company deceived financial institutions.
Warming oceans and development threaten the West Coast's wild salmon. So activists started a traveling celebration to draw attention to the plight of the sockeye in Canada's Fraser River.
In Vancouver, drug users run their own safe injection sites. Public health officials are taking note of how they operate — peers helping each other stay alive in a judgment-free zone.
Snuggles ate some heroin, according to the woman who brought the little rodent into an overdose prevention site in Canada. Volunteers administered a drug that reverses opioid overdoses.