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Two Kitimat residents hope to save birds by clawing back house-cat freedom

By The Canadian Press
September 9, 2016 - 9:04am Updated: September 9, 2016 - 3:07pm

KITIMAT, B.C. — A proposal by two residents of Kitimat, B.C., could send fur flying as they seek civic regulations on house cats.

Laurel Woodhill and Hilda Littman are appealing to Kitimat council to consider a bylaw that would keep cats indoors, away from birds and other wildlife.

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Security guard testifies Nanaimo, B.C., mill shooter ‘like a God-damned zombie’

By The Canadian Press
September 8, 2016 - 12:54pm Updated: September 8, 2016 - 6:39pm

NANAIMO, B.C. — A veteran security guard testified he watched a zombie-like man walking towards another man in the parking lot of a Vancouver Island sawmill with his right arm outstretched before hearing an explosion.

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B.C. schools told to include sex orientation and gender ID in anti-bully plans

By The Canadian Press
September 8, 2016 - 12:49pm Updated: September 8, 2016 - 6:40pm

VANCOUVER — British Columbia will soon require all schools to include specific protections for gay, lesbian and transgender students in their anti-bullying policies, the province announced Thursday in a move advocates applauded but called long overdue.