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Great Shakeout earthquake drill happening at 10:19 a.m.

Worldwide event has become an annual practice set for the third Thursday every October

Year of the Dog: Vancouver Police dog charity calendar now on sale

The $15 calendar raises money for the BC Cancer Foundation and the BC Children’s Hospital

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting child in April

Kate Middleton had announced she was expecting a child back in September

Dodgeball is a wild sport – and Canada is very good

World championships set to begin on Friday outside of Toronto

Police recover Blue Jays rings, including 1992 World Series ring, stolen in 1994

Toronto-area police say they learned last week the stolen items were being sold online.

#MeToo: Women tell stories of sexual assault and harassment on social media

Actress Alyssa Milano started the movement in wake of allegations against Harvey Weinstein

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        Kootenay Rock Climbing Festival Tower of Power

           

          Tim Hortons rolls out Buffalo sauce latte

          Two locations in Buffalo, N.Y., will serve the new drink

          Fraser Health introduces first hospital ‘trauma dog’ in B.C.

          Therapy dogs can help patients reduce stress and comfort them if they are lonely or depressed

          VIDEO: Drone footage shows wolf vs. moose fight in Canada

          The video was taken in northern Ontario and posted to YouTube by Dan Nystedt.

          Can’t Facebook? You’re not alone

          No avocado toast photos or arguing about politics on the social media site

          VIDEO: Tumbling pandas dominate the internet

          Toronto Zoo compiles panda videos, adds opera music: Presto

          • Oct 7th, 2017

          Free pumpkin spice lattes at 7/11

          Popular convenience store is getting in on the October action with free tasters this Wednesday

          BEST DRESSED: Hudson’s Bay Co. unveils kit for Pyeongchang Olympics

          Mitten sales have contributed more than $30 million to the Canadian Olympic Foundation

          Island councillor apologizes for crappy “joke”

          A Qualicum Beach city councillor left a bag of dog poop on a bylaw officer’s desk, later apologizes.

          VIDEO: Helping B.C. teens ‘bounce back’ from depression

          New program aims to help youth self-diagnose with online exercise or coach

          • Oct 2nd, 2017

          Canadian Space Agency, partners developing plans for lunar space station

          Tentative plan would see an SLS rocket travel around the moon unmanned in 2019, then with astronauts

          REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

          In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

          Ontario town offers 90 per cent off land, other incentives to move there

          Would-be residents can purchase parcels of land overlooking a nine-hole golf course for $500

          Doctors warn eyeball tattoos could lead to blindness, severe infections

          Ophthalmologists warn ink can be carried throughout the eye and pose a greater risk to the organ

          5 to start your day

          Versace releases Vancouver Canucks logo look-alike, B.C. cities want to install photo radar and more