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Rain swamps South Coast as evacuation order, alert, in place elsewhere in B.C.

By The Canadian Press
March 28, 2017 - 11:20am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 5:54pm

VANCOUVER — Rainfall warnings have been issued for the Howe Sound, Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley regions of B.C.’s south coast, with Environment Canada cautioning the deluge could cause flash floods or washouts.

Former asylum seeker steadfast about clearing his name looks to Supreme Court

By The Canadian Press
March 28, 2017 - 11:15am Updated: March 28, 2017 - 2:08pm

VANCOUVER — An El Salvadoran asylum seeker who became a permanent Canadian resident after spending two years in sanctuary in a British Columbia church is looking to the Supreme Court of Canada to clear his “tarnished” name following another legal loss.