British Columbia

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RCMP urge end to B.C. vigilante groups targeting online predators

By The Canadian Press
September 2, 2016 - 1:12pm

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia’s Integrated Child Exploitation unit wants vigilante groups to leave policing to the professionals after media attention on a group of civilians who are posting the names and photos of alleged abusers on social media.

Photo taken September 1st
Photo taken September 1st Image Credit: BC Wildfire Service

Crews make progress on Lytton wildfire, evacuation order rescinded

By James Peters / Chad Harris
September 2, 2016 - 10:57am Updated: September 2, 2016 - 2:34pm

KAMLOOPS — Firefighters in the Lytton area are beginning to get the upper hand over the South Spencer Road fire near the community.

Fire Information Officer Max Birkner says the fire is still mapped at about 500 hectares, but crews are gaining more containment.