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External LinkBell says CRTC promise of free phone unlocking doesn't apply to everyone
Amanda Barnhardt cell phone

Canadians were supposed to be freed from cellphone unlocking fees come Dec. 1, but some with a Bell-locked phone have found they've had to fight for their freedom.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link'There is a better way to get along': Haida artist uses manga to tell story of peace and cooperation
Michael Yahgulanaas

Artist and storyteller Michael Yahgulanaas champions love in his 3rd Haida-manga mash-up


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkWhat's better than therapy dogs: Therapy horses?
Therapy horses at UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan brought therapy horses onto campus to help students and staff de-stress during exam time.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkMobile bedbug killing machine cooks insects to clean belongings
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A Kamloops, B.C., organization has built a mobile bedbug extermination van to help people dealing with the insects clean their belongings.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link'I have no country': After more than 60 years in Canada, B.C. woman discovers she doesn't have citizenship
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Irene Gyselinck's discovery that she never became Canadian has sent her life into a tailspin, leaving her unable to acquire valid ID and at risk of losing her health insurance.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 05:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkFrom monorail to 'Metropolis': the failed attempts to persuade Prince George residents to live downtown
Marriott Hotel

B.C.'s northern capital has seen many attempts to bring housing to downtown Prince George. Here are three of the most notable to never get off the ground.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkSwarms of leeches on spawning salmon worry Quadra Island residents
leeches on salmon

About 50 dead chum salmon who had not yet spawned were found in the creek.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:00:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link'Not at my show': Fan tossed from concert for Nazi salute
'Not at my show': Fan tossed from concert for Nazi salute

The music industry is reacting to a pro-Nazi gesture during a concert at a pub in Gastown last weekend. The audience member was ejected from the show. Now, some famous musicians are speaking out against what they call stereotypes within the heavy metal scene.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:43:42 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkTop Canadian women's gymnastics official charged with multiple sexual offences
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Dave Brubaker, the women's national team director of Gymnastics Canada, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:32:03 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkTraffic trouble caused by damaged overpass hits Surrey businesses hard
Cobs Bread

Itís been nearly two weeks since an overheight truck seriously damaged an overpass in south Surrey, and local businesses are hurting.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:06:16 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkCanucks finally get last bite as Sam Gagner repels Sharks in OT
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Sam Gagner scored at 4:34 of overtime as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.


Sat, 16 Dec 2017 00:55:59 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link2 Surrey elementary schools receive $10.4 million funding for seismic upgrades
Minister of Education Rob Fleming

Two Surrey elementary schools have received $10.4 million in provincial funding for seismic upgrades.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:57:36 EST CBC.ca

 
External Link'Sugar Mountain' tent city residents defy eviction notice
Sugar Mountain rally

Residents of the 'Sugar Mountain' tent city in Vancouver were ordered to leave the city owned lot on Franklin Street by Dec. 15, but many campers ignored that notice.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:41:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkWest Vancouver takes developer to court over axed trees
LEXA

Lexa Developments is charged with four offences following the removal of two tall trees without the District of West Vancouver's consent.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:24:28 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkFormer flight attendant's harassment claim against WestJet can go ahead, court says
WestJet Expansion

The airline had asked the court to throw out a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging the company had failed to provide a harassment-free workplace for female employees.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:53:33 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkSafety concerns keep Christmas choir out of mall, Walmart
Alleluia Children's Choir Fort St. John

A children's choir in Fort St. John has been told it can't sing Christmas carols at the local mall or Walmart over insurance issues and space concerns.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:55:04 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkB.C. premier defends comments on termination of CBC legislative reporter
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Premier John Horgan says the CBC has made a mistake in the termination of 'hard-working,' provincial legislative reporter Richard Zussman. His employment was ended after an independent, third-party investigation found Zussman had breached a number CBC policies.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:30:00 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkSUV hits and kills woman while parallel parking in East Vancouver
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The driver of the white vehicle was backing up into a parking spot on Slocan Street near East 20th Avenue when he reversed into the pedestrian.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:21:27 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkAn Alberta bungalow with views of the Rockies or a 'piece of poo' in Vancouver? Life on a $3M budget
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A custom-built Alberta home with stunning Rocky Mountains views comes with a Vancouver-sized price tag.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:42:31 EST CBC.ca

 
External LinkVPD warn public following stranger sex assault
VPD warning

A woman in her 20s was grabbed by a man with a knife and pushed into the bushes where she was sexually assaulted until a couple with a dog intervened.


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:10:10 EST CBC.ca