British Columbia has seen a total of 1,259 fires since April 1. Currently, the province is in a state of emergency.
"We're trying to prevent people from dying by taking these drugs," one organizer said. "[Regulate drugs]...because the street supply is unpredictable.""
Record-breaking temperatures were recorded in parts of western Canada and the U.S. Northwest over the past week.
The "unprecedented" number of deaths come as British Columbia reached all-time high temperature records for the third day in a row on Tuesday.
The Pacific Northwest region is experiencing temperatures between 25 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit higher than the typical average.
A runaway emu named "Dora the Explorer" was captured at Prince George airport shortly before escaping yet again. The bird's whereabouts are unknown.
The animal was spotted chasing goats before it was scared off the property located in British Columbia, Canada.
The huge female Nechako white sturgeon measures 9.6 feet in length.
Approximately 80 severed bear paws were discovered in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
The woman was thought to be feeding the three semi-wild wolfdogs in their pen when they attacked her.
Two-year-old Ivy now has a canine counterpart that her mother, Vanessa, hopes will help her embrace her differences.
The animals can often be a nuisance to other animals and humans. Beaver dams can negatively impact ecosystems by stopping the migration of freshwater fish and spoiling habitats.
Last Saturday, the Camille family came to the aid of a feral foal that had somehow become mired in mud.
Sherri Storoshenko was certain that she would never see her 'best friend' and 'sidekick' again but was in for a pleasant surprise.
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA) spotted an ID tattoo on the cat's ear and were able to use the identification to trace its original owners.
Minks are susceptible to the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, with reports of infection in the animal also occurring in Denmark and the Netherlands.
The hornets represent a significant threat to Western honeybees, which have no innate defence against them.
Experts say that if the invasive hornets do become established in the United States, the biggest threat they pose is to honeybees.
Asian giant hornets are known to be capable of killing people with some regularity, including up to 50 per year in Japan, but they're more dangerous to honey bee populations, with the capability to kill 40 bees in a minute.
"People should avoid swatting at the hornets, which may cause these insects to sting," the Washington State Department of Agriculture said.
Police in British Columbia, Canada say that two young men believed responsibile for three murders this summer had planned to kill more victims, before turning guns on themselves, according to a report released Friday.
"At this time the location is a crime scene, and we need to make sure it's safe," officers said of the Sea to Sky Gondola, a tourist attraction in Squamish, British Columbia.
"It was so much pain and weirdness, I could feel the hot blood. I'm being rag-dolled, suspended by my flank by a bear carrying me, Colin Dowler said.
Licensing issues and postal strikes have presented obstacles for the country's fledgling cannabis industry.
Almost 40 fires continued burning in Ontario, Canada, this week.
TransLink said the idea for using Seth Rogen's voice on public transport announcements came from social media, specifically from a tweet.