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Historic drought behind B.C. wildfires, salmon die-off could continue

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The Lower Mainland, Sunshine Coast and West Vancouver Island are experiencing Level 5 drought conditions. Environment Canada is calling for a chance of rain in some parts of the province Monday. Experts say the drought conditions have already brought on significant adverse effects. Thousands of dead wild salmon were found last week in the Neekas Creek, which runs through Heiltsuk Territory.
Published 4 months ago · Vancouver, Canada

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