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Small B.C. town picks up the pieces after devastating fire

August 9, 2013

The small, unincorporated town of Bella Bella on B.C.’s central coast is piecing itself back together after a devastating fire last month. The July 12 fire, which is under police investigation, gutted the central building that housed the only grocery store as well as a café, library, liquor store and post office. Vancouver Sun – [...]

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Three teen girls arrested after devastating Bella Bella fire

July 16, 2013

Members of the remote community of Bella Bella on the central coast of B.C. were crestfallen after the arrest of three teenage girls just hours after a suspicious early-morning fire destroyed its main community building, which houses the only grocery store, library and post office. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Japanese tsunami vessels arrive in B.C. waters

June 25, 2013

At least eight vessels suspected to be from the 2011 tsunami have now drifted into B.C. waters, everywhere from the northern tip of Haida Gwaii to Aristazabal Island and Klemtu, on the north and central coast, and to the west coast of Vancouver Island. Large amounts of debris — not even officially being tracked by [...]

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Queen of the North officer to be sentenced today

June 24, 2013
Queen of the North officer to be sentenced today

The navigator of the sunken Queen of the North ferry expects to learn his fate today, more than seven years after the ship went down off the central coast, taking two passengers with it. CBC | British Columbia News

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada says old system shut down communications on B.C. Coast

June 8, 2013
Fisheries and Oceans Canada says old system shut down communications on B.C. Coast

Fisheries and Oceans Canada says it was the old system, not a new one, that went down on B.C.’s central coast yesterday, blacking out the ability to monitor for marine distress calls. Real Thibault, the national director for marine communication and traffic services consolidation, says the new system has yet to be installed in B.C. [...]

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