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External LinkAmid Trans Mountain uncertainty, pro-pipeline Indigenous peoples make a pitch for development
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Indigenous peoples who are decidedly pro-development want to stake their claim in the fractious pipeline debate.


Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'A remarkable battle that was largely forgotten': Hill 70 memorial set to open in France
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A memorial park commemorating Canadian soldiers who died in a "remarkable" but not well known First World War battle opens next week in France.


Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkAmid rush to densify, house on Vancouver's Cambie Street listed for $11M
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A new listing on the Cambie corridor is raising some eyebrows. A single family home has been listed for $11 million almost double the price it sold for only 1.5 years ago.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:07:18 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkWildfires in B.C. Cariboo combine to create province's largest blaze
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A handful of small fires in B.C.'s west Cariboo region have merged to create what is now the largest fire in the province.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:43:03 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'Day and night': Partial eclipse won't bring awe of totality to B.C., but still promises to impress
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A 'cosmic geometric lottery' is bringing a total solar eclipse to parts of the U.S. on Monday. Canada will miss totality, but B.C. will still get the best show in the country.


Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:49:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkAt least 1 worker injured after 'ignition' at Tilbury LNG facility in Delta, B.C.
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WorkSafeBC says it was advised of the incident and is following up with FortisBC, which runs the facility.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:44:10 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkHometown hero takes gold at Crankworx slopestyle event in Whistler
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A massive crowd cheered local rider Brandon Semenuk through his winning run and the ensuing victory lap that saw the "slopestyle king" crash his bike just after claiming the top position.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:58:48 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkSuspicious death under investigation in Prince George, B.C.
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Police say male victim was found in a vehicle Sunday morning on Noranda Road East.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:18:38 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkNew Harrison Lake wildfire grows five-fold in a day
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It is separate from the 202-hectare, interface Harrison Lake wildfire that's been burning since July.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:12:40 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkHighway 1 reopens westbound near Cypress Provincial Park
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The westbound lanes on Highway 1 near Cypress Bowl Road leading to Horseshoe Bay are reopening after they were closed due to a "serious collision."


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:58:42 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkWhite Rock team lifts Canada to 7-3 win over Venezuela at Little League World Series
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Pitcher Reid Hefflick struck out seven batters, hit a homer, and drove in three runs to help lift Canada to a 7-3 win over Venezuela on Sunday at the Little League World Series.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:11:04 EDT CBC.ca

 
External Link'I didn't have any money to buy coal:' true confessions of a 13-year-old blacksmith
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Just over a decade ago, Timothy Dyck was an aspiring blacksmith who could be found hanging out at metal shops and construction sites looking for materials. Now he owns his own workshop and spends his days doing what he's loved since age 13.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:42:48 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkNearly $20k in cash seized after Williams Lake road rage incident
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Officers found the cash while they were searching one of the vehicles for a weapon.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:12:55 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkIHIT investigating after suspicious death in Surrey
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The person died after being found unresponsive on Sunday morning.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:43:15 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkComedy legend Jerry Lewis dead at 91
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Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. He was 91.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:26:37 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkNow or never: time's running out to plant your winter veggies
Winter Veggies

With summer inching to a close, there's a very narrow window to plant cauliflower, cabbages, says Brian Minter


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkVancouver chicken coop unlikely location of country icon Loretta Lynn's big break
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"The Coal Miner's Daughter" was first "discovered" in a backyard chicken coop in Southeast Vancouver.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkAether the robot a welcome addition to B.C. group home
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A robot prototype designed by a Vancouver-based robotics firm and researchers is designed to provide extra help to a Richmond, B.C. group home's staff.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkLoon Lake, B.C. property owners may return home Sunday, ending 5-week evacuation
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On Sunday, property owners in the Loon Lake area of B.C. will be able to return to their community after an evacuation order went into effect on July 14.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT CBC.ca

 
External LinkWildfire efforts could lose up to 40% of crews as students return to school
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As the province extends a state of emergency regarding the wildfire crisis, up to 40 per cent of firefighting crews could soon be gone.


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT CBC.ca