Cpt. Jered Blaikie of Central Saanich Fire Department holds up the male tabby he and his colleagues helped rescue Saturday afternoon. (Central Saanich Fire Department/Facebook)

With Pickles: McDonald’s-bound B.C. girl hears cat stuck in engine, sparks 2-year reunion

Young girl on way to McDonald’s helps rescue cat from parked car in Central Saanich

Cpt. Jered Blaikie of Central Saanich Fire Department holds up the male tabby he and his colleagues helped rescue Saturday afternoon. (Central Saanich Fire Department/Facebook)
Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST: Things get real during the demo stage for homeowners

TODAY IN BC: Following the Burden family through their real time renovation

Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)
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8 facts about Breast Cancer National Mammography Day

An estimated 28,600 woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year,…

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Sherry Brydson, owner of De Havilland Canada and Suromitra Sanatani, Canada Post’s chair of the board of directors, unveil the DHC-2 Beaver postage stamp at Viking Air Ltd. (Courtesy of CNW Group/De Havilland Aircraft of Canada)

New stamp featuring iconic bush plane unveiled at B.C.’s Viking Air

The stamp, featuring the DHC-2 Beaver, joins the new Canadians in Flight series

Sherry Brydson, owner of De Havilland Canada and Suromitra Sanatani, Canada Post’s chair of the board of directors, unveil the DHC-2 Beaver postage stamp at Viking Air Ltd. (Courtesy of CNW Group/De Havilland Aircraft of Canada)
Former Vancouver Canuck Cliff Ronning. (Mark Brett - Western News)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich with Cliff Ronning

MOJ on Sports: Burnaby native was NHL Rookie of the year in 1983

Former Vancouver Canuck Cliff Ronning. (Mark Brett - Western News)
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Google initiates the end of passwords

In a blog post on Oct. 12, Google announced that web admins…

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Netflix sets $7 monthly price for its ad-supported service

Starting November 3 2022 you will be able to get the streaming…

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FILE - U.S. multimillionaire Dennis Tito gives a thumbs up shortly after his landing in the Central Asian steppes, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakstan on May 6, 2001. The world’s first space tourist has signed up to spin around the moon aboard Elon Musk’s Starship. For Dennis Tito, it’s a chance to relive the joy of his trip 21 years ago to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)

World’s 1st space tourist signs up for flight around moon

Dennis Tito, 82, plans on following up his visit to the International Space Station

FILE - U.S. multimillionaire Dennis Tito gives a thumbs up shortly after his landing in the Central Asian steppes, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Arkalyk, Kazakstan on May 6, 2001. The world’s first space tourist has signed up to spin around the moon aboard Elon Musk’s Starship. For Dennis Tito, it’s a chance to relive the joy of his trip 21 years ago to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)
This orca-themed Sooke listing is making a splash on social media. (Realtor.ca)
This orca-themed Sooke listing is making a splash on social media. (Realtor.ca)
Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).

Couple with big plans buys abandoned gold mine in Grand Forks

The Yankee Boy Mine is currently undergoing restoration to be open to the public

Frank Schlichting and wife Sharon at Yankee Boy Mine (photo contributed by Frank Schlichting).
Bear 747 in Katmai National Park in Alaska. (Screenshot via Explore.org)

747 reigns as Alaska park’s Fat Bear Week champion yet again

The large bear is preparing to hit snooze for winter at Katmai National Park

Bear 747 in Katmai National Park in Alaska. (Screenshot via Explore.org)
Smokey Bear waving goodbye as Ember the Fox becomes the new face of FireSmart. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Smokey Bear heads for retirement as BC Wildfire introduces Ember the Fox

Ember the Fox replaces Smokey Bear as FireSmart mascot after nearly 80 years

Smokey Bear waving goodbye as Ember the Fox becomes the new face of FireSmart. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Pilot and hurricane hunter Kevin Doremus of the NOAA Corps is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-NOAA Aircraft Operations

Hurricane hunter who flew into the eye of Fiona describes ‘very challenging’ storm

Pilot flies scientists through the eyes of dangerous storms to collect data

Pilot and hurricane hunter Kevin Doremus of the NOAA Corps is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-NOAA Aircraft Operations
Jasper Lament, Nature Trust of B.C. CEO, with son Lucas. (Nature Trust of B.C. photo)

PODCAST.: The Nature Trust of BC has conserved more than 500 properties, 175,000 acres

TODAY IN B.C.: Jasper Lament, ‘Our mission is focused on conserving biodiversity’

Jasper Lament, Nature Trust of B.C. CEO, with son Lucas. (Nature Trust of B.C. photo)
Joanne and Trevor Halliday from Maple Ridge took second and third at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm on Saturday, Oct. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Pumpkin growing champion wins B.C. Giant Pumpkin weigh-off

Record holder submitted a small-for-him 1,676 lb. entry

Joanne and Trevor Halliday from Maple Ridge took second and third at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm on Saturday, Oct. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST: Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation

TODAY IN BC: Project Planning and tough choices that had to be made

Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)
Winnipeg Jets’ Brenden Dillon (5) checks Vegas Golden Knights’ Jake Leschyshyn (15) into the boards during the first period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich chats with NHL defenceman Brenden Dillon

MOJ on Sports: Surrey native currently suits up for the Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg Jets’ Brenden Dillon (5) checks Vegas Golden Knights’ Jake Leschyshyn (15) into the boards during the first period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)
Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of wine and beer

Raise a glass in a toast to these popular beverages

Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)
In this undated photo released by Sotheby’s, The Williamson Pink Star is seen. The pink diamond was auctioned off at $49.9 million in Hong Kong on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, setting a world record for the highest price per carat for a diamond sold at auction. (Sotheby’s via AP)

Pink diamond breaks auction record in Hong Kong at just under $50 million

The Williamson Pink Star is the second-largest pink diamond to appear at auction

In this undated photo released by Sotheby’s, The Williamson Pink Star is seen. The pink diamond was auctioned off at $49.9 million in Hong Kong on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, setting a world record for the highest price per carat for a diamond sold at auction. (Sotheby’s via AP)
Victoria is the second best small city to visit according to the 35th annual Conde Nast reader awards. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria is the second best small city to visit according to the 35th annual Conde Nast reader awards. (Black Press Media file photo)