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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, […]

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Rains in Canada’s British Columbia triggers landslides, shuts roads and oil pipelines

Rains in the Canadian province of British Columbia triggered landslides, shut roads, prompted evacuation of an entire town and forced an oil pipeline to shut down. Authorities in Merritt, some 200km northeast of Vancouver, ordered all 7,100 citizens to leave after rising waters cut off bridges and forced the wastewater treatment plant to close. “Continued […]

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Woman throws hot coffee in Tim Hortons employee’s face

Vancouver Police are investigating after someone allegedly threw a hot coffee in a Tim Hortons employee’s face last week. Authorities said surveillance video showed the worker handing the coffee to a customer only to have the hot beverage tossed back at her. “This employee was just trying to do her job,” Const. Tania Visintin said […]

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Giant space rock crashes through the roof and on the pillow of sleeping woman in British Columbia

A giant fireball lit the night sky above Lake Louise striking awe with residents. When Ruth Hamilton was fast asleep she was roughly awoken by the sound of a crash through her ceiling and the sensation of debris on her face. “I just jumped up and turned on the light, I couldn’t figure out what […]

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Canada: Woman who fed wild bears 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds carrots and 180 eggs fined $60,000

A woman in Canada bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of eggs every week during the summer of 2018. Now the woman was ordered to pay $60,000 after officials said she violated the Wildlife Act in British Columbia. In July 2018, the Conservation Officer Service, a public safety agency that […]

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Woman unhappy with breast implant surgery fined $30,000 for writing negative Google reviews about plastic surgeon

A blogger is being fined $30,000 after she posted negative reviews about the plastic surgeon who performed her breast implant surgery. The Supreme Court of British Columbia case serves as a cautionary tale that “online review platforms are not a carte blanche to say whatever one wishes without potential consequences,” Justice Gordon Weatherhill wrote in […]