Summer

Valdy performs at the 2019 ROOTSandBLUES Festival. Do you know which communitiy hosts this iconic B.C. music festival? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

 

Most British Columbians choose to leave their air conditioning on for their pets when they are away from home on hot days, BC Hydro found in a June 2022 survey. (CNW Group/Canadian Animal Health Institute)

British Columbians willing to pay the price to keep their pets cool, says BC Hydro

75% leave air conditioning on for furry friends even when not home, survey finds

 

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Pilot project aims to combat skin cancer with free sunscreen via dispensers

New Westminster one of 4 test cities across Canada

 

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds perfomed a quick flyover above Semiahmoo Bay last summer. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Sea Fest, Snowbirds, concerts highlight summer events in White Rock, South Surrey

Snowbirds performed abbreviated fly-over show over Semiahmoo Bay last summer

The Canadian Forces’ Snowbirds perfomed a quick flyover above Semiahmoo Bay last summer. (Nick Greenizan photo)
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Surrey RCMP reminds people how to stay safe this summer, Canada Day

Police say officers will be conducting impaired driving checks throughout July

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Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)

Surrey’s Salmon-painting challenge aims to teach public about water pollution

Competition encourages everyone to get involved in spreading the word about pollution affecting fish

Yellow salmon paintings will be seen in front of every roadside drain throughout the City of Surrey this summer. (Contributed photo)
Sister participants of the summer reading club won Super Reader medals in 2020 (Contributed photo)

Summer reading clubs are back next week at Surrey libraries

Surrey Libraries summer programs return this month around the city

Sister participants of the summer reading club won Super Reader medals in 2020 (Contributed photo)
A group of students from Semiahmoo Secondary kicked off their summer by presenting a virtual STEM camp for elementary students. (Contributed photo)

Teaching virtual STEM camp ‘rewarding and powerful’ for Semiahmoo Secondary students

60 elementary students signed up to learn online and do hands-on experiements

A group of students from Semiahmoo Secondary kicked off their summer by presenting a virtual STEM camp for elementary students. (Contributed photo)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

‘Heat is just relentless’: Meteorologist warns of hot, dry summer ahead for B.C.

Environment Canada isn’t expecting any significant rain until the second half of August

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
The Lower Mainland is heating up. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)

White Rock smashes heat record for June 27

High of 36.9 C recorded on June 27, beating a previous record of 29.2C set in 1995

The Lower Mainland is heating up. (Katya Slepian/Black Press Media)
A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Record-breakingly hot temperatures forecast for B.C. this weekend

An ‘exceptionally strong’ ridge of high pressure building Friday to Tuesday could leave parts of the province dangerously warm

A man relaxes under a tree in a park in Montreal, Thursday, July 5, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Jon and Joan Mara pose in the Spirit Garden, backdropped by a rainbow. (Jordan Mara/Mind and Soil photo)

South Surrey Solstice Stroll set for June 26

Spirit Garden to glow with tributes in return of annual event

Jon and Joan Mara pose in the Spirit Garden, backdropped by a rainbow. (Jordan Mara/Mind and Soil photo)
A view atop one of the islands that dot Ha Long Bay in Northern Vietnam. (Patrick Davies photo)

COLUMN: Scars serve as a reminder to practise water safety

Near tragedy could have been prevented with life jacket

A view atop one of the islands that dot Ha Long Bay in Northern Vietnam. (Patrick Davies photo)
Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)

15 late summer heat records broken across B.C.

Heat advisories over, smoke bulletins still in effect

Tanning at a beach. (Pixabay photo)
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Cottage communities eye summer season constrained by COVID-19 measures

Non-essential travel has largely stopped all over the country

(Pixabay photo)
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts

Peaches and other stone fruits are the ideal addition to ice cream

  • Aug 31, 2018
Summer on Ice, Recipes for Fruity Frozen Desserts
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