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Province modifies tsunami notification process

November 12, 2012

The province is changing how it alerts communities to tsunami threats. Minister Shirley Bond says the government will forward information from Emergency Management BC to local authorities, media and first responders using e-mail and social media. “None of us think that any system of notification is perfect, so our job is to make sure that [...]

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Bond glad nobody hurt in earthquake

October 29, 2012
Bond glad nobody hurt in earthquake

Two days after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Haida Gwaii, B.C.’s Attorney General says she’s grateful the damage appears to be minimal and no injuries have been reported.When asked whether she was satisfied with how Emergency Management B.C. handled the situation, Shirley Bond said when staff became aware of the earthquake they were into high [...]

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Float home owners see future sinking

October 26, 2012
Float home owners see future sinking

Float home owners and marina operators packed a public meeting in Delta Thursday evening voicing their anger over fee increases by Port Metro Vancouver. The Port is demanding rate increases for water lot leaseholders along the Fraser River, some as high as 80-percent. But that’s not the only cost about to go up. Marine insurance [...]

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Head of IIO says progress is good at six-week mark

October 24, 2012

The civilian group that investigates serious incidents involving police in B.C. has been up and running for six weeks now. Members from the independent investigations office have been dispatched to five cases so far – two of them fatal – from Prince George to Vancouver to Creston. The man in charge, Richard Rosenthal, says the [...]

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RCMP launch full investigation into Amanda Todd’s death

October 12, 2012
RCMP launch full investigation into Amanda Todd’s death

The Lower Mainland District RCMP say a full investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the October 10th death of Amanda Todd.  Global TV BC News

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