13-year-old Victoria girl missing since Thursday

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Victoria police are asking for tips to help find Bailey Smith who has last seen in the 900 block of Kings Street around 10 p.m. PT Thursday.

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Police investigate after driver hits pedestrian, side-swipes taxi in downtown Nanaimo

Written on:July 23, 2016
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RCMP are looking for a mid-sized black car driven by an older woman with white hair after a 30-year-old was injured in a hit and run on Front Street, Friday. View Article

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Ursula Franklin, renowned Canadian scientist, dead at 94

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Ursula Franklin, one of Canada’s most accomplished scientists and educators, died Friday in Toronto at age 94. View Article

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Trans Mountain reaches first agreement with a Metro Vancouver city

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Coquitlam has signed a memorandum of understanding accepting Trans Mountain’s investment of $1 million to improve one of the city’s parks, but maintains that doesn’t mean it supports pipeline expansion plan. View Article

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Sask. oil spill breaches containment boom, putting city on alert

Written on:July 23, 2016
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The city of Prince Albert, Sask., activated its emergency operations centre on Saturday afternoon to put together a contingency plan after noting that a boom set up to contain an oil spill upriver had been breached. View Article

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Celebration of Light live online!

Written on:July 23, 2016
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The CBC Vancouver live stream of the Netherlands’ opening night fireworks display at the 2016 Celebration of Light from English Bay. View Article

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Hundreds gather in Stanley Park to play Pokémon Go despite cancelled meet-up

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Some Pokémon players and enterprising individuals ignored the cancellation and showed up to revel in the gaming craze with hundreds of fellow players. View Article

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Aboriginal man’s in-custody death protested in Winnipeg

Written on:July 23, 2016
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As members of Winnipeg’s Indigenous community gathered before the Law Courts Building on Saturday, a woman stepped before the crowd, megaphone in hand. View Article

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Youth enjoying Okanagan College camp

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Summer means exciting adventures in everything from Lego robotics to the culinary arts at Okanagan College’s Camp OC View Article

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Forestry funds shared

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Village council unanimously voted to donate $10,000 from its community forest to the White Valley Parks, Recreational and Cultural Services View Article

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B.C. mounties assisting in search for Alberta boy who fell in Yoho River

Written on:July 23, 2016
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A search is under way for an 11-year-old Calgary boy who fell into the Yoho River, according to Parks Canada officials. View Article

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Alberta teens detained for Pokemon Go U.S. border crossing

Written on:July 23, 2016
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U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game “Pokemon Go.” View Article

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Bowen Island cliff fall prompts long line rescue

Written on:July 23, 2016
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A man is recovering in hospital with an injured leg after he fell 12 metres off a cliff on Bowen Island and had be pulled out by North Shore Rescue crews using a long line View Article

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‘We are not afraid’: Munich mourns after deadly mall shooting

Written on:July 23, 2016
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As, one by one or in small family groups, the people of Munich come to lay flowers, place notes or light candles, the main sentiment most mourners strained to convey is the hope this terrible attack will not change their city. View Article

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Delhi 2 Dublin singer reflects on first India tour, upcoming Burning Man show

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Vancouver-based world music group Delhi 2 Dublin may have been performing their genre-blending sound for a decade this year, but the band is still marking a number of firsts even after 10 years together. View Article

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Cancer-stricken Tragically Hip fan gets free tickets to final show

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Moncton resident Jason DeRoche will be at the final concert on the Tragically Hip’s summer tour, and it’s all thanks to a Facebook post by his wife. The 39-year-old was diagnosed with the same Stage 4 brain cancer as Hip singer Gord Downie just weeks ago. View Article

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Pressure is on to find out if fish farms make wild salmon sick, says federal scientist

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Anti-fish farm activists launched a new campaign this week highlighting a virus on fish farms. But what do scientists know so far about sick fish? Not enough, says a federal researcher leading the charge. View Article

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ISIS-claimed blast strikes protest in Kabul, killing at least 80

Written on:July 23, 2016
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An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding some 230 others, according to the country’s health ministry. View Article

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500,000 spectators expected in Vancouver’s West End for fireworks festival

Written on:July 23, 2016
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The team from the Netherlands will be the first to thrill onlookers at the Honda Celebration of Light which will see up to 500,000 people squeeze into Vancouver’s West End for three separate fireworks shows. View Article

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Comedians say the push for political correctness is no laughing matter

Written on:July 23, 2016
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Comedian Mike Ward’s fine for making fun of a child with a disability is seen as Draconian by some, just by others. But some of the top names in comedy have claimed for a while that political correctness is strangling their art form. View Article

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