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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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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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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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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Canada, Drugs

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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Related Topix: Snoqualmie Pass, WA, Thurston County, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Coupeville, WA, Port Townsend, WA, Canada,

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