'Looks refreshing' but it's 'extremely hazardous': Search crews warn of swimming in Coquihalla Canyon

Members of Hope Search and Rescue's swiftwater team wade into the waters at the Othello Tunnels to mount a rescue operation. (Facebook/Hope Search and Rescue, Swiftwater TL: RC) Members of Hope Search and Rescue's swiftwater team wade into the waters at the Othello Tunnels to mount a rescue operation. (Facebook/Hope Search and Rescue, Swiftwater TL: RC)

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Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses

Despite their remote locations, Canada's reclusive lighthouse keepers have one of the highest voter turnouts in the country -- thanks to a part-time election official who flew in their ballots by helicopter. Vlasta Booth, who usually runs a chocolate shop in Victoria, delivered ballots to 27 lighthouses off the coast of B.C., by chopper last week.