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‘Billion sea creatures killed’: Canada heat wave cooked mussels, clams and other animals alive on beaches

The heat wave ravaging British Columbia last week is being blamed for mass death of mussels, clams and other marine animals that live on the beaches of Western Canada. Christopher Harley, a professor in the zoology department at The University of British Columbia, found countless dead mussels popped open and rotting in their shells on […]

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Canada: 12,000 lightning strikes spark at least 136 wildfires in British Columbia

Over 130 wildfires sparked by lightning are burning across western Canada following a record-breaking heatwave. Canada’s federal government said it would send military aircraft to help crews battling the fires in the province of British Columbia. Earlier this week, people had to flee the village of Lytton. Lytton, which recorded Canada’s highest ever temperature of […]

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182 unmarked graves found at boarding school in western Canada

At least 182 unmarked graves near a former boarding school for Indigenous children was found in western Canada, the latest such discovery in recent weeks. The Lower Kootenay Band said on Wednesday that experts used ground penetrating radar mapping to locate what are believed to be the remains of Indigenous children between the ages of […]

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Man charged for taking a nap while his self-driving Tesla car was speeding

A Canadian man was charged with dangerous driving for allegedly taking a nap while his self-driving Tesla car was cruising at 90mph. Police said both front seats were fully reclined, and the driver and passenger were apparently asleep when they were alerted to the incident in Alberta. When police turned on emergency lights and other […]

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Woman sued Aston Martin because she couldn’t afford to fix her crashed car, fined $500,000

A British Columbia resident who crashed her car into a rock in December 2015, learned she wouldn’t be able to afford to fix it, and then sued the dealership and repair shop because she thought they needlessly hiked up the bill. The car she crashed was a $200,000 2014 Aston Martin DB9. It turns out […]