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B.C.’s new attorney general says province won’t delay Trans Mountain permits

By The Canadian Press
July 25, 2017 - 4:18pm Updated: July 25, 2017 - 5:37pm

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s attorney general says the NDP government will not artificially delay permits for the Trans Mountain pipeline, despite the premier’s vow to use every available tool to stop the project.

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The evaporation of an LNG project: A chronology of Pacific NorthWest LNG

By The Canadian Press
July 25, 2017 - 1:50pm

VANCOUVER — Here is a look at how the Pacific NorthWest LNG project evolved over the last several years before the announcement of its demise Tuesday:

Feb. 19, 2013: Pacific NorthWest LNG submits its project description to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

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Military sends extra help for exhausted police officers dealing with B.C. fires

By The Canadian Press
July 20, 2017 - 2:08pm Updated: July 20, 2017 - 5:54pm

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Hundreds of Canadian Armed Forces members will support the police response to devastating wildfires in British Columbia, bringing some relief to scores of exhausted officers on the ground.

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Supervised consumption services approved in Kamloops

By James Peters
July 19, 2017 - 11:12am Updated: July 19, 2017 - 3:44pm

KAMLOOPS — Health Canada has issued a historic approval of the first supervised drug consumption sites outside of major metropolitan areas, in Kamloops and Kelowna.

The only consumption sites previously approved by the agency are in Metro Vancouver and Montreal.