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BC Tree Fruits promotes Apple Month

BC Tree Fruits, Kelowna, British Columbia, plans to start an annual Apple Month promotion Feb. 1 with consumer and retail efforts across Western Canada.

World Briefing: Canada: Residents Tests Positive for H7N9 Bird Flu After Trip to China

2 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

A resident of British Columbia has tested positive for the H7N9 avian flu virus in the first documented case of the infection in a human in North America, the federal government said Monday.

Snowboarder With 'Strong Spirit' Found After 3 Days

Three days lost in the "back country" around Whistler, British Columbia, have left a snowboarder "cold," but apparently no worse for the wear. Twenty-one-year-old Julie Abrahamsen was found yesterday by searchers who spotted her tracks from a helicopter, reports ABC News. "Searchers followed the trail and at approximately 1:30pm...

Dani and Dave's Scandinavian Minimalist Home — House Tour

Name: Dani, Dave & Freddy (4 years old) Valentine Location: Coquitlam, British Columbia Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 4 years; owned The Valentines live in Coquitlam, British Columbia which is about 25 minutes outside of Vancouver. Show More Summary

Tegan & Dan's Renewed East Vancouver Gem — House Tour

Name: Dan, resident engineer at Vancouver's The Space Studios; Tegan, co-creator of Treasures and Travels Location: Mount Pleasant; Vancouver, British Columbia Size: 800 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Located in the heart...Show More Summary

British Columbia to cull nearly 200 wolves in last-ditch effort to save caribou

In a desperate attempt to save the caribou of British Columbia, the government there has ordered a death sentence for up to 183 grey wolves. Populations of South Selkirk caribou have dwindled into the double digits, and the provincial government blames the

Alaska: No Rush for Canada Ferry Project Resolution

Alaska can use an existing British Columbia ferry terminal for several more years if Canada enforces an order blocking so-called "Buy America" purchasing

Insulator Ranch in Merritt, Canada

In the arid British Columbia interior, usually associated with cattle and horses, is a ranch of an unique nature where near 7000 glass and porcelain insulators can found in an amazing outdoor display. Glass insulators were first produced in the 1850s for use with telegraph lines. Show More Summary

Child Welfare Manager Arrested for Horrific Crime Against Children

Post by Kiri Blakeley. A man who was once charged with protecting vulnerable children has now been charged with exploiting them. Edward Owen Berry, who was a manager in child welfare services in British Columbia, was arrested for possessing child pornography. Show More Summary

Ex-child welfare manager busted for possession of child porn

A former child welfare manager in British Columbia has been charged with possession of child porn.

Charities That Inspire Kids: Kiva

Diana Williams, a teacher from Surrey, British Columbia, describes the value of making microloans from the classroom.

Kvichak Delivers Two Vessels to Tymac

Kvichak Marine delivered two all-aluminum 36.6’ Crew / Pilot Boats to Tymac Launch Service, Ltd. of British Columbia, Canada.   The vessels were designed

Odyssey to the Sacred Headwaters

On February 12th the University of British Columbia is hosting a lecture by Wade Davis on the beauty of the Sacred Headwaters, the threats to it, and the response of native groups and concerned citizens. Davis’ message: no amount ofShow More Summary

The McBarge in Vancouver, Canada

Meant to appeal to the increasingly class-conscious consumers of the 1980s, the "McBarge" was a floating McDonald's constructed on a barge for Vancouver, British Columbia's Expo '86 world's fair. The menu was typical McDonald's, but the watery locale was supposed to add panache, alongside the wooden floors, potted plants, and framed art. Show More Summary

The Missing: Why Do Some People Vanish Into Thin Air?

On Thursday January 8, 2015, Johanna Frouw’s husband parked his car outside the liquor store on 32 Street in Vernon, British Columbia, leaving her behind while he went inside to purchase beer. He left the keys in the ignition, and was only gone for a few minutes;...

3 British Columbia ice climbers found dead

UPDATE: Missing ice climbers found dead near Pemberton identified – http://t.co/D6fAB7oqk7 # pic.twitter.com/u4B1xBWoVA — Global BC (@GlobalBC) January 13, 2015

Boys' basketball: Unbeaten Fairfax heads to Canada this week

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The passports are packed and so is warm clothing, because the unbeaten Fairfax Lions (15-0) leave for Canada on Wednesday and begin action on Thursday in the Snowball Classic in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Amazing Photo: Snow Tracks

2 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

Twisted Sifter's recent photo of the day is actually from January 24 of 2014, taken after an avalanche in Glacier National Park in British Columbia, Canada. The Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks Facebook post from that day entitled "How to Tame Your Avalanche" shows this photo and others illustrating what park staff had to deal with. Show More Summary

Warming Up Now in Vancouver, British Columbia

A January a visit to Vancouver, B.C. usually involves skiing at one of the many mountain venues: Whistler, Cypress, and Grouse.  For the sports enthusiast there is ice hockey; Vancouver Canucks or Vancouver Giants.

140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, January 9, 2015

Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Mackenzie family of Abbotsford, B.C., fined for noisy kids - British Columbia - CBC News N.B. law society reviews Christian law school WATCH: Florida judge flips out when...Show More Summary

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