British Columbia

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Clearwater man finds unexplained stone mound near Wells Gray Park

By Adam Donnelly
July 12, 2016 - 1:17pm Updated: July 13, 2016 - 10:18am

CLEARWATER — Wells Gray Park and the Clearwater River Valley are rich in natural and human history. This spring, a long-time resident of the area close to the park made a discovery he believes pre-dates the first European settlers in the area, and he's hoping to find out more.

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One man hurt, two suspects flee in early morning shooting in Surrey, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
July 12, 2016 - 12:27pm

SURREY, B.C. — A man has been injured in what RCMP believe was a targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C.

Police say in a news release that the victim was hit in the abdomen by a single bullet while walking with another man, who was not hurt.

Officers say both men are known to them.

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New data shows nuisance noise prompts growing complaints across Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
July 12, 2016 - 10:33am

VANCOUVER — New statistics indicate peace and quiet can be a disappearing commodity in some Vancouver neighbourhoods.

Data from Vancouver’s 311 call service reveals 2,148 noise complaints were received in 2015, almost double those received just four years earlier.

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Crews stand down in bog fire outside Vancouver, cause still being investigated

By The Canadian Press
July 11, 2016 - 3:34pm

DELTA, B.C. — Crews working for the fire department in Delta, B.C., are withdrawing from an ecologically sensitive bog more than a week after it caught fire.

Delta Fire says the fire in Burns Bog is fully contained and crews from the B.C. Wildfire Service have also left the area.