British Columbia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Pilot makes safe roadside landing in B.C., but take off proved more difficultRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    A pilot who caused an unusual traffic hazard in northern British Columbia after safely making an emergency landing on a highway initially had some trouble getting the plane airborne again. RCMP Cpl.

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  2. Some Okanagan residents still without power after Tuesday's windstormRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    On Thursday morning BC Hydro was still working to restore power to the last remaining Okanagan customers knocked off the grid when the storm blew through on Tuesday. The utility said, as of Thursday morning, roughly a dozen Okanagan customers were still without power, nearly 48 hours after the storm.

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  3. Media Advisory - Unifor to hold NAFTA rally in SurreyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    Earlier this week Unifor representatives met with MPs to call for a renewed NAFTA that puts the needs of workers and their communities first. Unifor stressed that the government should continue to push stronger labour rights and work protections in all NAFTA countries along with a range of other recommendations to reform auto trade, safeguard WHAT: Rally for a Better NAFTA WHEN: Friday, October 20, 9 a.m.PT WHERE: Constituency Office of MP Sukh Dhaliwal at #202 - 12992 76th Avenue, Surrey BC WHO: Speakers will include Unifor BC Area Director Gavin McGarrigle; Joey Hartman ; Irene Lanzinger ; and Sukh Dhaliwal largest union in the private sector, representing more than 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy.

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  4. Stewart looks to be downhill ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sun Peaks Independent News

    "No friends on pow days," goes the winter mantra. After an exceptionally dry season in the Bike Park, this saying started to count for something this summer as well.

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  5. Impacts of wildfire smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Wildfire smoke in July and August significantly impacted the health and lifestyles of residents in the Kamloops area, say doctors. They have issued recommendations, including preparing air shelters for those without proper ventilation.

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  6. Kelowna's most wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Crime Stoppers is asking the public's assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant as of October 19, 2017. Garowey is described as a 22-year-old Caucasian male, 6'4" tall and 201 lbs.

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  7. Drug smuggler's human rights complaint against Burnaby-based union moves aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Burnaby Now

    ... and was therefore not the proper target of the complaint. "The Respondent implemented that decision within British Columbia and the consequence of that implementation adversely affected the Complainant," Pylypchuk stated in his Oct. 4 ruling. ...

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  8. Extreme wave warning issued for Pacific Rim parkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Parks Canada's advisory warns high tides and high waves could make conditions hazardous at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on Oct. 19 and 20. Parks Canada is warning of hazardous conditions including seven-metre waves near beaches in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve Thursday and Friday. The extreme wave hazard advisory issued by Parks Canada urges the public to use extra caution on beaches, shorelines and coastal waters in and around the national park reserve near Tofino and Ucluelet.

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  9. Two SeaBus sailings cancelled after vessel fills with smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    Two SeaBus sailings were cancelled on Thursday morning after the Burrard Beaver filled with smoke as it docked in North Vancouver. "We did have a mechanical problem on the Burrard Beaver, smoke was coming from what they're describing as a coupling on the vessel," said Jill Drew, a spokesperson with TransLink.

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  10. Mushroom picker missing near Smithers, B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Brown, 53, was picking mushrooms in the area of Kitseguecla Road. She did not return to their vehicle and her companion spent some time looking for her before calling police at 9:20 p.m. Smithers RCMP members responded and remained in the area with lights and sirens on periodically, in the hope Brown would see them.

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  11. Are you ready to shake? Canada's largest earthquake drill atRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Seek shelter under a sturdy piece of furniture, like a desk, and avoid windows during an earthquake, says earthquake drill organiser Emily Dicken Thousands of British Columbians in classrooms, offices and homes across the province will be participating in a live earthquake drill on Thursday morning, at 10:19 a.m. More than 880,000 people registered for this year's Great BC ShakeOut and many more are expected to participate in the "Drop, Cover, Hold On" practice, said event organizer and spokesperson Emily Dicken. "We're really just hoping to inform the public that earthquakes do happen in B.C.," she told CBC host of The Early Edition Rick Cluff.

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  12. Adobe's 'Cloak' experiment is a content-aware eraser for videoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Engadget

    Glamorous show-reels from shows like Game of Thrones get all the fame, but a lot of VFX work is mundane stuff like removing cars , power lines and people from shots. Adobe's research team is working on making all of that easier for anyone, regardless of budget, thanks to a project called "Cloak."

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  13. Neighbours help rescue woman from Surrey house fire that displaces family of 5Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    A two alarm house fire in Surrey has displaced five people, while two people had to be rescued from the home. The fire began just before midnight on Wednesday in a two-storey home at the corner of 116 Avenue and 140A Street.

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  14. Mushroom Festival_0Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Coast Reporter

    Sunshine Coast SHROOM held its ninth annual mushroom festival Oct. 13 to 15 with the main event taking place Saturday in the Madeira Park Community Hall.

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  15. What's up in Burnaby? New arts listings Oct. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Burnaby Now

    Kelvin Ng is one of the featured magicians in M - The Magic Show, a fundraiser at Michael J. Fox Theatre this weekend. Inhabited Lives, an exhibition of work by Shannon Harvey, at the Amelia Douglas Gallery, fourth floor north, Douglas College, 700 Royal Ave. Info: www.tinyurl.com/AmeliaDouglasNW Horror Vacui featuring mixed media work by Mallory Donen, Julie Epp and Kendra Schellenberg.

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  16. Queens of the Stone Age Announce North American Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Guitar Player

    ... on the road through early February, with a couple of additional dates in mid February. Jan. 24 - Vancouver, British Columbia @ Pacific Coliseum Jan. 25 - Seattle, Wash. @ KeyArena at Seattle Center Jan. 26 - Portland, Ore. @ Rose Quarter - Veterans ...

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  17. Major water break in PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    "The main has been shut down and a fire hose jumper connection has been installed to restore water service to the Lakeside Hotel and area," the city said in a news release.

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  18. Fernie residents still out of their homes following ammonia leakRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CTV

    Residents in Fernie, B.C., are being kept out of their homes in the wake of an ammonia leak at the city's hockey arena that resulted in the deaths of three workers, including a contractor from Calgary. The investigation is still in its early stages, but officials say investigators were finally able to enter the arena on Wednesday afternoon.

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  19. Shakeout 'and get out' in Campbell River earthquake drillRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Shaun Koopman says if a catastrophic earthquake triggers dam failures, downtown Campbell River could be inundated with flooding in less than an hour. While people across the province drop, cover and hold for the annual Great British Columbia Shakeout, residents of Campbell River are including an extra measure in their emergency exercise.

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  20. Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd (BGM) Director Sean Roosen Buys 35,500 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... the production and sale of gold, and the exploration, development, and acquisition of mineral properties in British Columbia. The Company controls approximately 117,440 hectares of mineral tenure, including over three historic groups of contiguous ...

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