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Official says B.C. wildfire that destroyed four homes now 100 per cent contained

September 15, 2012
Official says B.C. wildfire that destroyed four homes now 100 per cent contained

PEACHLAND, B.C. – An emergency official says the wildfire that destroyed four homes in the Okanagan community of Peachland, B.C., is now 100 per cent contained. Global TV BC News

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B.C. Football Hall of Fame welcomes a new leader of the band (with video)

September 15, 2012

Despite his age — 94 — and the fact he composed the B.C. Lions cheer song 60 years ago, bandleader Dal Richards has a confession to make: he had never had his picture taken with the Grey Cup until five days ago. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. sex offender arrested for alleged sex assault on teen

September 15, 2012

RCMP in Maple Ridge, B.C., have arrested a man already convicted of sexually assaulting a teenaged girl on similar charges in another community. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. educators get lessons about school violence as part of anti-bullying initiative

September 15, 2012

A risk-assessment expert is helping B.C. schools identify the telltale signs of danger before troubled students act on violent impulses. Kevin Cameron told educators, social workers, parents and police on Friday that hints of danger can be found by searching Facebook, rooting through lockers, examining written assignments and talking to peers of students whose behaviour [...]

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B.C. farmers’ anger turns to support for Agricultural Land Reserve

September 15, 2012

Forty years on, farmers have learned to accept foremost legacy of the Barrett government, to preserve agricultural land for agricultural purposes globeandmail – British Columbia

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