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  • B.C. climber remembers Everest Sherpa killed in avalanche CBC - 4 hours ago

    The Sherpas killed in the deadliest avalanche to sweep through were the most experienced mountaineers to work on Everest, says a B.C. climber. More »B.C. climber remembers Everest Sherpa killed in avalanche

    The Sherpas killed in the deadliest avalanche to sweep through were the most experienced mountaineers to work on Everest, says a B.C. climber.

  • Poachers have illegally killed at least seven elk in the Cowichan Valley raising concerns among conservation officers about public safety.

  • VANCOUVER - Striker Kenny Miller wants to make the most of his seemingly limited time left with the Vancouver Whitecaps. Miller, a former Scottish international slated to become a free agent under a quirky contract that expires at mid-season, hopes to start Saturday in the second of back-to-back games with the Los Angeles …

  • Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield gets hit in the head by a paper airplane as he takes part in a paper airplane toss with some 60 grade five students in Coquitlam, B.C. Thursday, April 17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

    COQUITLAM, B.C. - Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's passion for space travel isn't limited to rockets — he was just as happy flying paper airplanes with a bunch of giddy Grade 5 kids in Coquitlam, B.C. His visit, part of the B.C. Institute of Technology's day of transportation, had Hadfield's passion to educate and inspire …

  • Citing a lack of meaningful progress at the bargaining table, B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Jim Iker has announced his union is issuing 72 hours strike notice, but that job action will be confined to a teacher withdrawal of administrative service.

  • A1961 Gibson SG Les Paul re-issue in a cherry finish, signed by Angus and Malcolm Young of the band AC/DC is shown in police handout photo. Mounties in White Rock, B.C., are asking for the public's help in finding a unique guitar stolen from a display case in a local restaurant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

    Mounties in White Rock, B.C., are asking for the public's help in finding a unique guitar stolen from a display case in a local restaurant. The guitar is a 1961 Gibson SG Les Paul re-issue in a cherry finish, signed by Angus and Malcolm Young of the band AC/DC. The guitar is easily recognizable by a distinct cartoon picture …

 
 
 
 
  • Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., that river watchers are keeping an eye on have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow.
    N.B. officials warn of more flooding due to 35-km-long ice mass CBC - 7 hours ago

    New Brunswick's public safety department issued an advisory Friday night warning residents in two communities to brace for possible flooding because of a 35-kilometre-long … More »N.B. officials warn of more flooding due to 35-km-long ice mass

    Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., that river watchers are keeping an eye on have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow.

    New Brunswick's public safety department issued an advisory Friday night warning residents in two communities to brace for possible flooding because of a 35-kilometre-long mass of ice moving down the St. John River. Parts of P.E.I. were also dealing with water woes caused by the spring melt.

  • CORNER BROOK, N.L. - The man set to become Newfoundland and Labrador's next premier said Friday he attends an anti-abortion rally every year in Corner Brook because he believes in "the value of every human life." In a statement, Frank Coleman said he won't deny his beliefs, but he does not intend to force his personal …

  • Water from the St. John River covers the highway in Maugerville, N.B. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Rain, melting snow and ice jams forced waters in parts of Eastern Canada to rise, submerging roads, filling basements and prompting hundreds to be evacuated from their homes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

    PERTH-ANDOVER, N.B. - While some New Brunswick communities were still cleaning up Friday after flooding earlier in the week, others were nervously watching water levels and bracing for their turn. In the northwestern village of Perth-Andover, municipal officials warned flooding was possible by early Saturday as water levels …

  • Frank Coleman's wife Yvonne, along with some of their children and grandchildren, took part in Friday's anti-abortion rally in Corner Brook.

    Frank Coleman, the Corner Brook businessman who is poised to become Newfoundland and Labrador's next premier, defended on Friday his participation in anti-abortion rallies at a local hospital.

  • Three ice jams in Doaktown, N.B., that river watchers are keeping an eye on have the potential to cause further flooding problems if the massive amounts of ice come together blocking the flow.

    Rising water levels across parts of flood-ravaged New Brunswick continue to cause problems during the spring melt, as people in P.E.I. also deal with their own water woes.

  • The spring thaw has created a mess of potholes and mud on the Trans-Labrador Highway south of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

    Construction on the Trans-Labrador Highway isn't happening soon enough, according to some residents who are frustrated with the unpaved road south of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.