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1 min ago | Canada.com

Bus crash triggered cascading emergency response

Chinese Consulate in Vancouver confirms that many injured on the bus crash on Thursday Aug. 28th 2014 are from China.

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3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada

Canada has the world's best reputation internationally as a place to do business and live for the third consecutive year, according to the latest annual survey of more than 27,000 people around the world by the Reputation Institute, an international corporate advisory firm.

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7 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Following the footsteps of Rambo in a motorhome holiday across British Colombia's wilderness

Chris Granet meanders through miles and miles of glorious wilderness, the peaks of mountains lost in rain and cloud - the same through which Rambo was chased The short cut had seemed like a good idea at the time, but now it had become all shades of bad.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

American family on tour bus recalls crash

A Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement officer watches as a tour bus that rolled over and crashed on the Coquihalla Highway south of Merritt, B.C., Thursday, is moved during an investigation at a towing company lot in Kelowna on Friday August 29, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Canada.com

Christie Blatchford: Accused serial killer's testimony leaves little mystery in murders

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Canada.com

Sobbing driver expresses remorse for high speed crash that killed B.C. mom

A Kelowna, B.C., man has been sentenced to 15 months in jail, one year probation and banned from driving for two years for causing a fatal crash in neighbouring West Kelowna.

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Brandon Sun

RCMP say they have footage of B.C. tour bus crash; speed not factor

The Mounties say a dashboard camera from a tractor-trailer captured a tour bus rollover that injured dozens of people on a B.C. highway and it appears speed is not a factor.

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Canada.com

Six critical, 15 in serious condition after tour bus rolls over on Coquihalla Highway

Six passengers are in critical condition and being transported to nearby hospitals after a tour bus carrying 56 people rolled over about 20 kilometres south of Merritt on the Coquihalla Highway on Thursday afternoon.

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CBC News

Fatal navy plane crash 51 years ago marked by memorial

Lt. Norman Ogden and Lt. Donald Clark died when their jet crashed on Mount Strachan at Cypress Mountain on Nov. 23, 1963.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Castanet.net

Girl abducted, sexually assaulted

Police say a nine-year-old girl was abducted from her bedroom while she slept and sexually assaulted by a man who then left her in a nearby yard in Surrey, B.C. RCMP say the girl's mother called 911 on Wednesday night to say her daughter fled back to her home after the alleged abuser took off.

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InsideHalton.com

Six passengers critically injured in bus rollover

Dozens of people were injured, six of them critically, when a tour bus rolled over Thursday on a mountain highway in British Columbia.

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Peace Arch News

Wildfire season will rank among B.C.'s worst

As of Thursday, fires had burned up more than 330,000 hectares across the province and are expected to soon surpass the 337,000 hectares destroyed in the 2010 fire season.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire, Canada

Brandon Sun

Earl and countess of Wessex to tour B.C., Saskatchewan, northern Ontario

The Queen's youngest son, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and his wife, the Countess of Wessex, Sophie Rhys-Jones, are scheduled to tour B.C. between Sept.

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Prince George Citizen

Man charged with possessing child porn after items seized at B.C. home: police

Charges of possessing and distributing child pornography and obstructing justice have been laid against a 39-year-old Abbotsford, B.C., man.

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CNews

Teacher quits after allegedly looking at child porn, incest at school

A B.C. teacher has resigned after he allegedly let young girls sit on his lap and looked at child porn and incest on a school computer.

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Globe and Mail

U.S. seeks to extradite B.C. resident accused of stealing jet secrets

B.C. resident Su Bin, 48, was denied bail last month and has been held in custody while lawyers awaited an extradition request from U.S. authorities.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SooToday

B.C. man says others responsible for serial murders

Cody Alan Legebokoff is shown in a B.C. RCMP handout photo. A young British Columbia man accused of killing three women and a 15-year-old girl says he was present when each of the victims died, but he told his trial that other people murdered the women and the girl killed herself.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Dog death in Pitt Meadows prompts action

A mourning Pitt Meadows family will be in front of City council Tuesday pleading for changes to the vicious dog bylaw.

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The Oregonian

Timbers' vendor places dog-kicking CEO on probation, creates Sade Foundation named after the dog

This is a screen shot from an elevator video taken in late July in a Vancouver, B.C., apartment building.

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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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