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Internet meme for ‘Suicide Squad’ film ridicules death of Amanda Todd: mom

By The Canadian Press
August 8, 2016 - 1:27pm Updated: August 8, 2016 - 5:39pm

VANCOUVER — A mock movie poster for “Suicide Squad” depicting Amanda Todd with celebrities who killed themselves has drawn the British Columbia teenager’s mother into another battle against cyberbullying and trolls.

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Municipality without mayor or residents will not have regional district vote

By The Canadian Press
August 8, 2016 - 12:44pm

INVERMERE, B.C. — Jumbo Glacier Resort municipality will not have a voting seat on the Regional District of East Kootenay in 2017.

The B.C. government says Jumbo must have properties with a minimum of $30-million in assessed value before it qualifies for a regional district vote.

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Whistler Blackcomb to be taken over by U.S. resort company in friendly deal

By The Canadian Press
August 8, 2016 - 6:39am Updated: August 8, 2016 - 2:54pm

VANCOUVER — One of Canada’s most popular and internationally renowned ski destinations is being sold to an American resort operator with the architects of the nearly C$1.4-billion deal citing financing for expansion and a push to attract more international visitors as benefits of the sale.

Canadian-led researchers squeeze Stone Age protein from 250,000-year-old tools

By The Canadian Press
August 8, 2016 - 5:02am Updated: August 8, 2016 - 12:47pm

VICTORIA — It’s supposed to be impossible to squeeze blood from a stone, but a Canadian-led team of archeologists has extracted rhino blood from a Stone Age hand axe that is dated at 250,000 years old, the oldest evidence of early human hunting activities.