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2 hrs ago | North Shore News

Lynn Canyon rescues keep North Vancouver fire crews busy

Firefighters responded to the canyon just after 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon after receiving a report that someone had fallen into 30-Foot Pool.

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

What a Kinder Morgan pipeline spill could look like

Yellow plywood cards are being dropped in the Fraser River and tracked as part of an oil spill simulation research project.

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10 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Doctor-assisted death appropriate only after all other choices exhausted, CMA president says

Doctor-hastened death would only be appropriate after all other reasonable choices have been exhausted, says the head of the country's largest doctors' group.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Kootenay Advertiser

B.C. teachers strike poised to roll into September

B.C. students are just days away from the scheduled start of a new school year but there's no sign of a break in the teachers strike that has dragged on through the summer.

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Tri-City News

Confusion persists over future of Evergreen Line name

TransLink is trying to assure passengers it hasn't abandoned the Evergreen Line name for its latest SkyTrain extension now under construction in the northeast sector.

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680News

Accused B.C serial killer says he was a involveda in two murders, but not alone

A young man accused of murdering three women and a teenage girl in northern British Columbia admits he was involved in two of the killings, but he told his trial Tuesday that he didn't act alone.

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Renton Reporter

Know before you go: Spend summer's last holiday weekend having fun, not stuck in traffic

With Washingtonians gearing up to celebrate the last, long holiday weekend of the summer, travelers are advised to plan ahead for heavy traffic on the state's major highways.

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Chilliwack Times

B.C. VIEWS: Ruts in road to farmland changes

The month-long Agricultural Land Commission consultation closed Aug. 22, and the B.C. government is compiling the feedback received from a province-wide tour and invitation to comment.

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Vancouver Sun

Drunk intruder entered Trudeau home in error, won't be charged: Police

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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CBC News

3 people rescued near Lynn Canyon suspension bridge

Fire crews have rescued three swimmers near Lynn Canyon suspension bridge, after they jumped from rocks under the bridge, plunging six metres.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Faces & Places - Aug. 26, 2014

RCMP Supt. Dave Fleugel, Insp. Dan Splinter, and Staff Sgt. Roxanne Dowden accepted an Ice Bucket Challenge, a team of willing volunteers dumping the water from overhead.

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Langley Times

Ensuring the sun shines on other kids' summers

Brenden Parker, 18, and his father Baron are gearing up for the first-ever Brenden's Ride for Easter Seals on Sept.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Canada, Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

The Globe and Mail

Police chiefs take no position on inquiry into murdered and missing women

Vancouver Police Chief and president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Jim Chu is seen at a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday December 18, 2012.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

B.C. teachers return to picket lines

Teachers across British Columbia were expected to be on picket lines beginning Monday in an attempt to increase pressure on the provincial government, but their union was saying little about its plans a week before school was scheduled to start.

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Castanet.net

Suspects sought in violent robbery

On August 23 at 1:45 a.m., Kelowna RCMP received a report of a robbery near Rutland Middle School, located at 715 Rutland Road North.

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Brandon Sun

Ex-mill worker in B.C. accused in fatal shooting may get severance

A man charged in a mass shooting at a Vancouver Island sawmill where he was laid off six years ago may now be entitled to severance pay as part of a settlement involving a group of former workers.

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Brandon Sun

Taseko aims to prove in court that federal government wrong to reject B.C. mine

A mining company that has filed two Federal Court applications against the federal government over the rejection of a $1.5-billion mine in B.C. now wants a full trial.

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The First Perspective-Aboriginal

T'Sou-ke First Nation turns to wasabi in renewable energy push

In three large greenhouses southwest of Victoria, members of the T'Sou-ke First Nation are nurturing 15,000 wasabi seedlings, the small community's latest business venture.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Agriculture, Science, Canada, Home Gardening, Home, Wind Power

CBC News

$2,000 reward offered after murderer escapes from Mission institution

RCMP are looking for a convicted murderer who escaped from a federal institution in Mission, B.C., by getting into a waiting SUV and riding away.

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CBC News

Surrey residents homeless after fire

A large fire burned through the roof and a number of units at a large apartment complex on Hilton Road As news of another destructive West Coast quake comes in, some in B.C. wonder when one will hit home Hundreds of fans of the animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic attended the second annual BronyCAN conference in Richmond, B.C. With ... (more)

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