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Authorities are urging residents to drink lots of water and check on elderly neighbours, and of course never leave a child or a pet in a parked car.
Here’s a roundup of the latest news concerning what Environment and Climate Change Canada is calling a “dangerous long duration heat wave.”
• Hundreds who died from heat exposure in B.C. were mostly seniors found alone in unventilated suites, says coroner
• B.C.’s extreme heat wave emergencies linked to health of ecosystem
• Even Lytton is feeling the heat as records continue to be shattered
• B.C.’s chart-topping heat wave: When will it cool down and what happens next?
• School closures for June 28: List of Metro Vancouver districts closed due to heat wave