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Rita Chretien thankful husband’s remains finally found

October 2, 2012
Rita Chretien thankful husband’s remains finally found

Rita Chrétien says she’s had closure for some time, but is now thankful to have tangible proof of how her husband died. Albert Chrétien’s remains were finally found over the weekend in the Nevada bush – a year and a half after he and his wife got lost and he went for help. Rita says [...]

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Former Vancouver radio DJ Buzz Bishop stirs constroversy for blog post about picking favourite son

September 25, 2012

Former Vancouver media personality Buzz Bishop has garnered international attention for a blog post in which he admits that he prefers one of his children over the other. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Premier compares her comments to Obama’s

September 20, 2012
Premier compares her comments to Obama’s

Premier Christy Clark is comparing her comments yesterday about a “sick culture in Victoria” to those of U-S President Barack Obama. “How often have you heard President Obama refer to “those folks in Washington”?  Do any of us think that he’s talking about the unemployed workers or the people that area sleeping on street corners [...]

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‘We’re helpless here’: radio dispatches reveal early minutes of B.C. wildfire(2)

September 17, 2012
‘We’re helpless here’: radio dispatches reveal early minutes of B.C. wildfire(2)

It was a dry, hot Sunday afternoon, with winds whipping through British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley at speeds as high as 60 kilometres an hour, when a lone RCMP officer found himself staring at fire in a ditch along the highway into the lakeside community of Peachland. Global TV BC News

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‘We’re helpless here,’ says B.C. wildfire radio dispatcher

September 16, 2012
‘We’re helpless here,’ says B.C. wildfire radio dispatcher

Audio recordings of RCMP radio dispatches reveal officers waited for as long as half an hour for firefighters to show up to battle last weekend’s fast spreading wildfire in Peachland. CBC | British Columbia News

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