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3 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
In this two-photograph panel, B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender, left, and B.C. Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker, right, speak about the teachers' strike during separate news conferences in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday August 31, 2014.
10 hrs ago | CBC News
A Manitoba woman in her 60s died in a head-on collision between a car and a pickup truck on a British Columbia highway over the weekend.
13 hrs ago | Canada.com
Richmond resident Christy Mahy, 36, died in a tragic accident while riding a bike on Sea Island on July 30. It could be up to six months before charges are laid in the motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a cyclist on Sea Island at the end of July.
17 hrs ago | Coast Reporter
An 18-year-old girl from Sechelt died early Saturday morning after the car she was a passenger in crashed into a large tree on Highway 101.
20 hrs ago | CBC News
Chester, the false killer whale calf found stranded on a Tofino, B.C., beach in July, continues to show signs of improvement and has been moved to a larger pool at the Vancouver Aquarium.
Two men and a woman are in custody after RCMP in Nanaimo, B.C., searched a house that had stolen firearms and other property inside.
A tour bus rolled over on a highway near Merritt, B.C. Friday, leaving 56 people injured -- seven of them critically.
Highway 97 north of Kelowna is currently closed in both directions as a result of a fatal accident that occurred at about 8:30 a.m. Kelowna RCMP are advising motorists to seek an alternative route between Lake Country and Kelowna, which has in turn caused traffic delays now as well on Glenmore Road.
Canada has the world's best reputation internationally as a place to do business and live for the third consecutive year, according to the latest annual survey of more than 27,000 people around the world by the Reputation Institute, an international corporate advisory firm.
Chris Granet meanders through miles and miles of glorious wilderness, the peaks of mountains lost in rain and cloud - the same through which Rambo was chased The short cut had seemed like a good idea at the time, but now it had become all shades of bad.
Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.
A Kelowna, B.C., man has been sentenced to 15 months in jail, one year probation and banned from driving for two years for causing a fatal crash in neighbouring West Kelowna.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:04 pm
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