Things to do

A humpback spotted just off Cortes Island breaches. This humpback breached several times, as it played by itself for nearly half an hour. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Humpbacks put on a show for visitors to Vancouver Island

Whale watching tour leaves participants in awe

 

(Metro Creative photo)

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

Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC’s contest returns this summer

 

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
A Haida Watchman shows visitors around the Sgang Gwaay village site in 2017. (Photo: Amy Attas)
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)
Aerial view of Kitimat and the stunning waters of Douglas Channel. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)

Douglas Channel: Fertile fishing, spectacular scenery

Busy shipping channel is filled with fish and wildlife

Aerial view of Kitimat and the stunning waters of Douglas Channel. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)
The Kitimat River features chinook, pink, chum, steelhead, coho, trout and dolly varden. (EriccSerge/Wikimedia Commons)

Kitimat River: This is the place if you’re angling for fun

Fertile place for those handy with a rod and reel

The Kitimat River features chinook, pink, chum, steelhead, coho, trout and dolly varden. (EriccSerge/Wikimedia Commons)
The Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club has a spectacular 18-hole golf course and some of the best curling ice in North America. (Black Press Media file photo)

Kitimat: Winter or summer, this club has got something for you

Golf, curling, sledding, snowshoeing and more

The Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club has a spectacular 18-hole golf course and some of the best curling ice in North America. (Black Press Media file photo)
California Redwood Trail. Deep Redwood Forest Wilderness. Photo from Pond5 Stock Images

Spectacular sites in Kitimat, B.C.

Next time you visit the town of Kitimat explore these spectacular sites.…

California Redwood Trail. Deep Redwood Forest Wilderness. Photo from Pond5 Stock Images