Friday 26th May, 2017

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Girl attacked by a sea lion treated for rare bacteria

The Canadian girl who went viral in a video after a sea lion dragged her into the water in British Columbia is being treated for a rare bacterial disease to avoid the risk of suffering an amputation. ...

City costs for Vancouver 4-20 marijuana protest more than $245,000

VANCOUVER -- This year's 4-20 marijuana day of protest in Vancouver cost the city more than $245,000.The city says estimates 40,000 people were at Sunset Beach Park and the Vancouver Ar ...

Winnipeg author Katherena Vermette wins $40,000 Amazon.ca First Novel Award

Katherena Vermette poses in this undated handout photo. Winnipeg writer Katherena Vermette has added to her growing list of accolades with top honours from the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. T ...

Grace McCarthy, first lady of B.C. Social Credit, dies at 89

To her fans, Grace McCarthy was "Amazing Grace," the indefatigable, flame-haired grande dame of B.C.'s Social Credit Party, who revived the party after its defeat b ...

B.C. teacher given two day suspension for locking 6-year-old autistic boy in storage room

A Nanaimo-Ladysmith teacher is facing a two-day suspension for locking a six-year-old boy in a storage room last September. The suspension follows a four-day suspension from the Te ...

NDP mulling judicial recount application in Richmond-Queensborough

Call it the election that never ends. More than two weeks after election day, there may be one more count yet — with the NDP considering a judicial recount in the riding of Richmond-Qu ...

Hundreds line up to speak to controversial Chinatown condo proposal

It's day two of a public hearing at Vancouver City Hall for a controversial rezoning proposal in the heart of Chinatown and more than 160 people want their say. Up for discuss ...

Art Gallery construction running late, but not over budget

The city says it's still on budget — but it's definitely not on time. Construction on the Vancouver Art Gallery's new North Plaza won't be finished until ...

Vancouver officials say 4/20 costs this year were nearly a quarter of a million dollars

The City of Vancouver has announced it spent nearly a quarter of a million dollars on the unpermitted 4/20 celebration last month. The tab for all police officers was more than $17 ...

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Canada: 5-year-old becomes PM for a day!

Ottawa [Canada], May 26 (ANI): In an adorable gesture, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, spent a day with 5 year old Bella Thompson and built pillow forts!CBC Kids posted a delightful picture o

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The jungle book 2016

Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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