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Dennis Owen

Western Canada wildfires may spread with more hot, dry weather

Jul 10 2017

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia As Western Canada's British Columbia battled 220 wildfires scattered across the province on Sunday, officials warned that they expect greater devastation with forecasts of more hot, dry weather over the coming week.

Western Canada wildfires prompt state of emergency, evacuations

Jul 08 2017

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia Some 180 wildfires raged over a massive section of Western Canada's British Columbia on Saturday, prompting the evacuation of 3,000 households and the province's first state of emergency in 14 years.

Former Alberta leader dies in air crash, tributes pour in

Oct 14 2016

WINFIELD, British Columbia Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice was one of four people killed in a plane crash in British Columbia, his family confirmed on Friday, as Canadians across the political spectrum paid tribute to his dedication to public service.

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Striking unions battle Macron in pensions showdown

Railway workers, teachers and emergency room medics launched one of the biggest public sector strikes in France for decades on Thursday, determined to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul France's generous pension system.