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Man fatally shoots two homeless people in Canada’s Langley city

A man has fatally shot two homeless people in a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia, before being shot and killed by police, Canadian authorities said. Authorities on Monday had earlier issued an emergency alert for multiple shootings in the city of Langley “involving transient victims” and asked residents to stay away from the area. “We […]

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Mysterious fast burst pattern similar to heartbeat detected in space

A mysterious radio burst with a pattern similar to a heartbeat has been detected in space. Astronomers estimate that the signal came from a galaxy roughly a billion light-years away, but the exact location and cause of the burst is unknown. Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are intense, millisecond-long bursts of radio waves with unknown […]

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Beaver causes massive power, internet, landline and cellular service disruption in BC

A beaver caused a massive outage of internet, landline and cellular service for more than eight hours in northeastern British Columbia, Canada early this month. The beaver gnawed its way through an aspen tree which then fell on both BC Hydro lines and a Telus fibre-optic cable line strung along BC Hydro poles between Topley […]

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Man holds neighbour’s denture hostage after it flew off the fence during heated argument

A neighbour who is holding a man’s denture after it flew off the fence during a heated argument has been ordered to pay up by a court in British Columbia. Bob Bjerregaard was ordered to pay his next-door neighbour $1,829 for a replacement and other costs after the Civil Resolution Tribunal found he took Todd […]

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Woman discovers naked man in the trunk of her car, he lived there for 3 days

A British Columbia woman had the fright of her life recently when she discovered a naked man had been living in the trunk of her car. Nanaimo resident Bethany Coker, who is a Red Seal diesel mechanic, noticed some mud in the front seat of her car earlier this week. She deduced someone had broken […]

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Canada: Elderly couple rescued from backyard swimming pool after crashing vehicle

Authorities in British Columbia were called to rescue two people from a vehicle that crashed into a swimming pool. Surrey police said the elderly couple were rescued by the police officer after the car they were in wound up crashing through a residential fence on Wednesday and into the backyard pool. In a statement on […]

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Canada: British Columbia extends fuel restrictions as the region recovers from devastating floods

The Canadian province of British Columbia on Monday extended restrictions on the use of fuel by residents, saying it was needed for emergency vehicles as the region recovers from devastating floods. The order, which was first issued on November 19, limits vehicles deemed “non-essential” by the government to 30 liters of gasoline or diesel fuel […]

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Canada Floods: British Columbia braces for very heavy rains, three bodies found

Search and rescue crew located three bodies swept away by landslides in British Columbia, officials said on Saturday, after record rainfall that paralyzed parts of the province, leading to food and fuel shortages. Canada’s westernmost province declared a state of emergency after a phenomenon known as an “atmospheric river” brought a month’s worth of rain […]

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Canada Floods: British Columbia rations petrol over fuel shortage after chaotic storm

British Columbia, the western province in Canada is rationing petrol over fuel shortage fears after a major storm cut off road and rail links. Canadian Armed Forces personnel have begun arriving in the affected regions to help with recovery efforts in the flood-stricken region. On Friday the province issued travel restrictions and rations on petrol, […]

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Canada: Flood ravaged British Columbia declares state of emergency, military deployed

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian western province of British Columbia after a major storm cut road and rail links in the region. The Canadian Armed Forces are being deployed to help thousands of stranded residents who have been trapped since the storm hit overnight on Sunday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […]

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Canada: Farmers scramble to save trapped cows from frigid waters as floods hit British Columbia

A flotilla of motorboats, canoes, dinghies and jet-skis helmed by farmers raced to move dozens of trapped cows from frigid waters as floods hit the Canadian province of British Columbia.After a month’s worth of rain in two days, the downpours triggered widespread flooding. Mudslides hit cities and towns across the province.Among the worst-affected areas was […]

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Canada: Once-in-a-century storm cuts road and rail links around Vancouver

A once-in-a-century weather event has cut off road and rail links around Vancouver, Canada. Two motorways connecting the West Coast city were closed after being damaged by severe flooding. Thousands of people were forced to leave their homes due to the massive storm, which struck on Monday. A woman was killed in a highway landslide, […]