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Man Saving Moose From
Halloween Decor Goes Viral
Oct 27, 2023 2:20 PM CDT
Man Saving Moose From Halloween Decor Goes Viral
After human helps it get untangled from decorations in BC, moose gives him a friendly lick
- Halloween proved especially frightening for one Canadian moose over the weekend, or at least one family's Halloween decorations did. The CBC reports that Shaydon Soucy was driving with his wife Saturday to visit a friend in the British Columbia city of Fort St. John when they spotted something odd...
This Is What You Don't
Want on the Golf Course
Aug 10, 2023 1:57 PM CDT
This Is What You Don't Want on the Golf Course
Canadian golfer suffers an ursine-related theft caught on video
- Sometimes a guy just wants to play a relaxing round of golf with his buddies. And sometimes a bear just wants to get his mitts on some of said guy's golf clubs. The two worlds collided in what
somewhat dramatically calls the "wildest, scariest horror film...
Couple Tired of Pickleball Noise
Asks What Gandhi Would Do
in case you missed it
Jul 30, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
Couple Tired of Pickleball Noise Asks What Gandhi Would Do
Hunger strike fails to move officials in Canadian city
- The Canadian city of Chilliwack has just three pickleball courts. For Rajnish and Harpreet Dhawan, the problem is that the closest of them is about 30 feet from their house. The Dhawans hear the sound of ball striking paddle 11 hours every day, in every room of their home. They...
Man Accuses 9-Year-Old Girl
of Being Boy at Track Meet
Jun 14, 2023 9:00 AM CDT
Man Accuses 9-Year-Old Girl of Being Boy at Track Meet
'Let's keep calling out transphobia,' says BC premier after grandparents banned from future events
- A Canadian school's track-and-field meet turned distressing for one young athlete after an attendee accused her of being a boy. The incident, first reported in Castanet , took place Thursday at Kelowna's Apple Bowl Stadium, where Heidi Starr's 9-year-daughter was preparing to compete in the meet's fourth...
Found Dead Along
Jun 14, 2023 6:09 AM CDT
Australian Hiker Found Dead Along Canadian Trail
Julia-Mary Lane appears to have slipped and fallen while hiking alone in British Columbia
- The Australian woman who failed to return from a hike in Canada has been found dead. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed Wednesday that the body of Julia-Mary Lane had been located, adding her death is "not considered suspicious." "It looks accidental, due to steep terrain,"...
About as Weird
as It Can Get
in case you missed it
Jun 4, 2023 7:20 AM CDT
This Bakery Break-In Was About as Weird as It Can Get
Man cleaned up mess from his break-in at Vancouver shop, took selfies, stole 6 cupcakes
- "Canadians are known worldwide for sometimes being too nice" is how one media outlet is framing a cupcake caper out of British Columbia, in which both the perp and the bakery owner he inconvenienced are making headlines for their classic Canadian courtesy. The CBC reports on the incident, which...
This Is How We Know
Bears Don't Like Diet Soda
Apr 19, 2023 7:52 AM CDT
This Is How We Know Bears Don't Like Diet Soda
At least this black bear in BC, who downed 69 cans of regular from woman's car but not the diet version
- Diet soda isn't for everyone, and now we can add bears to that list—or at least this particular one in Canada, who broke into a resident's vehicle and quaffed 69 cans of regular pop before calling it a night. Per the CBC , Sharon Rosel of Earls Cove,...
Feb 3, 2023 10:20 AM CST
Court Acquits Man Who Stabbed Wife 'Involuntarily'
Canada's Jean-Luc Charles Perignon was ruled to be 'effectively asleep'
- A Canadian man who definitely stabbed his wife has been found not guilty of the crime. In a stunning case of "automatism," British Columbia's Supreme Court found Jean-Luc Charles Perignon was "effectively asleep" when he stabbed his then-wife, Debra, in the back with a kitchen knife...
Forever Chemicals Invade
Orcas—and Their Fetuses
Jan 15, 2023 6:00 AM CST
Forever Chemicals Invade Orcas—and Their Fetuses
'We need to think about how this could affect our health,' says researcher
- Researchers say they're "shocked and saddened" to have discovered toxic chemicals, including "forever chemicals," in the bodies of killer whales, including endangered southern resident orcas, whose population decline could be a direct result. Scientists from the University of British Columbia, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and BC'...
On Icy Canadian Highway, Bus
Crash Kills 4, Injures Dozens
Dec 26, 2022 5:27 AM CST
On Icy Canadian Highway, Bus Crash Kills 4, Injures Dozens
Christmas Eve rollover happened in British Columbia
- The powerful winter storm that has caused deaths across the US has not left Canada unscathed. Authorities in British Columbia say a bus crash on an icy highway killed four passengers and injured more than 50, reports the
New York Times
. No other vehicle appeared to be involved in the...
Whale Makes 'Amazing'
but Heartbreaking Journey
Dec 11, 2022 1:00 PM CST
Whale Makes 'Amazing' but Heartbreaking Journey
Humpback with broken back made 3.1K-mile trek from Canada to Hawaii but likely won't live long
- It's a story both inspiring and heartbreaking, and one that marine wildlife experts have been monitoring with admiration and deep concern. For at least the last decade, a humpback whale named Moon has been on the radar of scientists at the Fin Island whale research station off of British...
Diver Captures 'Mind-Blowing'
Giant Octopus Encounter
in case you missed it
Nov 13, 2022 7:13 AM CST
Diver Captures 'Mind-Blowing' Giant Octopus Encounter
It 'was giving me a hug,' she says
- Canadian high school teacher Andrea Humphreys has done almost 700 dives, and she says she's never experienced anything as "mind-blowing" as her encounter with a giant Pacific octopus. She says that when she started filming the creature during a dive off the east coast of Vancouver Island, it...
More Dead Whales Are
Turning Up on West Coast
Oct 27, 2022 10:20 AM CDT
More Dead Whales Are Turning Up on West Coast
At least 5 since mid-May, off of California and Canadian coasts
- Scientists are probing the unexplained deaths of a fourth and fifth whale on the US and Canadian west coasts since mid-May. "Spike," a young female humpback first documented by scientists in 2018, was found washed ashore near Vancouver Island on Sunday, just a day after a male humpback...
People Called 911
to Complain About
Active Shooter Alert
Jul 26, 2022 4:56 PM CDT
People Called 911 to Complain About Active Shooter Alert
Mounties say they issued the alert 'at the appropriate time' during rampage
- Public safety officials in Langley, British Columbia promise to review the decision to issue public emergency alerts during a shooting rampage Monday, but they say the decision was appropriate, and they’re not happy with the way some citizens responded. Per CTV News, the first cellphone alert was issued at...
Jul 25, 2022 4:30 PM CDT
Mounties: Shooter Who Targeted Homeless People Is Dead
2 were killed in attacks in Vancouver suburb
This story has been updated with new developments
. A man suspected of shooting homeless people at multiple locations in the Vancouver area, killing two of them, was shot and killed during an "interaction" with police, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police says. The RCMP earlier said the man had been...
2 Suspects Killed,
6 Cops Hurt in
Jun 29, 2022 7:15 PM CDT
2 Suspects Killed, 6 Cops Hurt in 'Chaotic, Violent' Bank Robbery
Dozens of shots were fired in BC incident
- Two suspects were shot dead and six police officers were injured in what police describe as a "chaotic, tragic, and violent" attempted bank robbery in British Columbia on Tuesday morning. Police say shooting began outside the Bank of Montreal branch in a largely residential area of Saanich after officers...
Canada Takes Bold Step to
'Remove the Shame' on Drugs
Jun 1, 2022 8:11 AM CDT
Canada Takes Bold Step to 'Remove the Shame' on Drugs
Small amounts of 'hard' drugs to be temporarily decriminalized in British Columbia to fight ODs
- If you're busted in British Columbia with a small amount of hard drugs, you could soon see some grace, thanks to an innovative new program designed to deal with the OD crisis. The BBC reports that, starting at the end of January, drugs like cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA (ecstasy), and...
Crash of Small Plane Kills
2 Wanted Gang Members
May 6, 2022 8:30 AM CDT
Crash of Small Plane Kills 2 Wanted Gang Members
Including the No. 2 on Canada's most-wanted list
- Two men with ties to organized crime—one an alleged international hit man and the other accused in a murder plot, both with outstanding warrants for their arrests—have died in a small plane crash in Canada. Authorities are investigating what brought down the plane over a stretch of forest...
International Women's Day
Quip Costs CEO His Job
Apr 20, 2022 12:13 PM CDT
International Women's Day Quip Costs CEO His Job
Vivek Sharma oversaw the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia
- International Women's Day was on March 8, and the way the CEO of Fairmont Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia attempted to mark it ended up costing him his job. The CBC reports that on March 9, Vivek Sharma welcomed people to the BC Tourism and Hospitality Conference in...
Boys Identified 70 Years
After Bludgeoning by Hatchet
Feb 16, 2022 10:05 AM CST
Boys Identified 70 Years After Bludgeoning by Hatchet
David and Derek D'Alton named as Vancouver's 'Babes in the Woods'
- For almost 70 years, they've been known as the "Babes in the Woods." Now, thanks to DNA, police in Vancouver, Canada, say they finally know the names of two young victims who were found bludgeoned to death by a hatchet in Vancouver's Stanley Park in 1953....
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