British Columbia

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Traffic flowing again on Highway 1 in eastern B.C. to Alberta after rock slide

By The Canadian Press
October 28, 2016 - 4:52am

FIELD, B.C. — One lane of the Trans-Canada Highway in eastern British Columbia leading to Alberta has reopened.

The highway was closed in both directions since Monday, when a rock slide occurred when crews were working on drilling holes for explosives 16 kilometres west of Field.

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RCMP in Langley, B.C., arrest a man who jumped the Canada-U.S. border

By The Canadian Press
October 27, 2016 - 3:34pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 4:53pm

LANGLEY, B.C. — Mounties have arrested a 49-year-old man from Langley, B.C., who allegedly jumped the boarder between the United States and Canada.

Police say two men on separate motorcycles attempted to cross through a ditch near the Aldergrove border crossing on Thursday afternoon.