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Air Force helicopter rescues climber near B.C.’s Mount Waddington

August 2, 2013

A climber who fell about 15 meters down a steep slope located among some of B.C.’s highest mountains was rescued by helicopter late Thursday evening. Royal Canadian Air Force search and rescue crews were called out after the injured man and his partner used an emergency beacon to signal help from a narrow ledge on [...]

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People being arrested should expect police to use force: B.C. government

July 22, 2013

Incident involving woman whose knee was broken was examined by IIO before officers cleared globeandmail – British Columbia

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B.C. gardeners cry ‘uncle’ as European fire ants return in force

July 8, 2013

The European fire ants that were the bane of gardeners across Metro Vancouver last summer have returned with a vengeance, and another type of imported ant has made its Canadian debut. The Argentine ant first appeared in B.C. last fall, and has the dubious distinction of being one of the 100 worst invasive species on [...]

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RCMP chief speaks about sexual harassment in the force

June 3, 2013
RCMP chief speaks about sexual harassment in the force

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson is a key witness Monday before a Senate committee that is investigating sexual harassment within the RCMP. CBC | British Columbia News

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Turkish Canadians plan Vancouver protest against ‘brutal force’ used in Turkey

June 3, 2013

Feza Sanigok spent the weekend at his East Vancouver home glued to Facebook, following over 500 friends from his hometown of Istanbul as they posted photos and rapid-fire missives on the latest violent clashes between protesters and police. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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