British Columbia

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Energy board OK’s its first 40-year natural-gas export licence for LNG Canada

By The Canadian Press
January 8, 2016 - 1:19am Updated: January 8, 2016 - 4:28pm

VANCOUVER — Plans for a liquefied-natural-gas export facility on British Columbia’s northwest coast inched forward after backers received the first-ever 40-year export licence issued by the National Energy Board.

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Armed robbery in Clinton

By James Peters
January 7, 2016 - 3:53pm Updated: January 8, 2016 - 1:29am

CLINTON, B.C. — RCMP are investigating an armed robbery in that small community.

Police say at about 7 o'clock last night (January 6), a man walked into a local grocery store, pulled a weapon and made off with a quantity of cash.

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Vancouver cyclist dies after being hit by an object thrown from garbage bin

By The Canadian Press
January 7, 2016 - 12:41pm Updated: January 8, 2016 - 1:28am

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver cyclist riding on the city’s seawall has died in what investigators are calling a bizarre event.

Const. Brian Montague says in a news release that the 46-year-old man was riding on the False Creek seawall at about 8:30 Wednesday night.

Site C dam protesters dig in and prepare for arrests at historic site in B.C.

By The Canadian Press
January 7, 2016 - 10:23am Updated: January 7, 2016 - 12:35pm

VANCOUVER — First Nations protesting the construction of the $9-billion Site C dam in northeastern British Columbia are preparing for their own arrests while they implore Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intervene to stop the hydroelectric project.