Following up on its list of the 10 best places to live in Canada, MoneySense magazine has released a list of the 10 worst - and six of them are in British Columbia.

All these locations are on the west side of the Island. The trail has different sections that can be done independently of each other and vary from roughly 2.5 to eight kilometers. This Vancouver heritage house used in a TV series is being given away for free, with a slight catch, Pamela Anderson helps build new barn for Vancouver Island animal sanctuary, Metro Vancouver secures new conservation land, inching it closer to a regional park, B.C. The winter weather makes for the perfect excuse to explore the town’s cozy pubs and incredible restaurants. 2 'murder hornets' found about 5 kilometres apart within 5 days in B.C. Chance of snow to start the week – Stormy end. The mild coastal climate draws visitors here year-round. Following up on its list of the 10 best places to live in Canada, MoneySense magazine has released a list of the 10 worst – and six of them are in British Columbia.

Storm watching has become a popular activity in fall and winter, when photographers and visitors come to the park to watch the huge waves crash against the shore. Begun in 1904 by Jennie Butchart, the grounds have been over a century in the making.

Until the beginning of this century, Canada's stormy Pacific coast with its deceptive shallows and rocky headlands was known to sailors as the "graveyard of the Pacific." editor Duncan Hood told CTV's Canada AM last week. Either way, it's hard to beat waking up in the fresh air on a still morning, looking out over glass-calm water, or watching the smoke rise up from your campfire.

Whodathunk! This is a big tourist draw for the community, but the Chemainus Theatre and the Chemainus Theatre Festival are also of interest, showcasing talent from across the province and Canada.

Vancouver. The scenic Inner Harbour is where much of the action is centered and where many of the tourist attractions are located. The capital of British Columbia, Victoria delivers cultural attractions, nightlife, dining, and shopping. medical student tackling Surrey's rise in COVID-19 cases, PM to provinces: 'Act now' to slow surging COVID-19, All of Manitoba moving under Code Red restrictions starting Thursday, Toronto moving to COVID-19 red zone, indoor dining to stay closed until mid-December, Texas becomes first state to surpass 1 million COVID-19 cases, Veteran's pain of missing Remembrance Day events eased by thousands of birthday cards, Racialized trans and non-binary people in Canada face higher levels of discrimination: report. That’s a lot of rain! No idea – definitely damp. Tours are in zodiacs or larger semi-covered tour boats. Go check it out… but basically, prevailing winds are currently blowing from the east, off of the Continent. Just two hours northwest of Victoria, Port Renfrew feels far more remote than you might expect.

The trail eventually became obsolete but was discovered by backpackers in the 1960s.

Tuesday, Sept. 8, was the driest eighth day of September at Victoria International Airport since 1953, when weather records first started being collected, with a humidity of 16 per cent. All rights reserved. In fact, you may wonder if you've missed the town as you drive through.

Fun fact: Port Alberni and Tofino and other Island locations are among the driest places in North America today. High plus 4. In the evening, the gardens are illuminated with creative lighting and on Saturday nights you can enjoy a firework display set to music. You won't exactly find solitude on these hikes but they will take you through beautiful scenery and to high lookouts, waterfalls, or old train trestles. Astonishingly there is a cactus that grows on the southernmost parts of Vancouver Island and on some of the islands in the straight of Georgia, called the Gulf Islands. Why?

Decked out from late November to early January, the gardens are a brilliant display of warm lights and holiday spirit – a fun little pick me up for the season. Categories: Central Vancouver Island, Natural History Tags: British Columbia, Precipitation, Rain, Rain Shadow, Rainfall, Rainforest, Vancouver Island. Kitesurfers camp at Jordan River Regional Park Campground. Less than two inches difference considering that both cities get less than a yard of rain a year. Whales can sometimes be spotted offshore, especially in spring and autumn. Top Places to Visit in Vancouver Island, Canada: See Tripadvisor's 1,63,895 traveller reviews and photos of Vancouver Island attractions.