Ever tapped into a Maple tree for syrup? Duncan youngsters were taught by local experts this week.

Ever tapped into a Maple tree for syrup? Duncan youngsters were taught by local experts this week.

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week:




In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week:

B.C.: Winter storm wreaks havoc

Weather forecasters were busy this week, with a snow storm turning to ice in much of the province. Meanwhile, crews are still dealing with avalanche warnings on major highways. (VIDEO: Abbotsford News and Kelowna Capital) See More >

Prince Rupert: Vigils planned for missing Indigenous peoples

On Valentine’s Day, a candlelight vigil is being held to honour missing and murdered indigenous people along the Highway of Tears. (VIDEO: Shannon Lough/Northern View) See More >

Duncan: A sweet weekend with Maple Syrup

Did you know Maple Syrup is made locally on Vancouver Island? Attendees got to watch how experts tap into Maple Trees for its sap, and even try it themselves. (VIDEO: Cowichan Valley Citizen) See More >

Maple Ridge: London Bridge is falling down

Students in Maple Ridge put their homemade bridges to the test to see just how much weight they could carry. The rules: they were only allowed to use coffee stir sticks, dental floss and glue. (Colleen Flanagan/Maple Ridge News) See More >

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