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Mother bear, cubs, caught after woman hurt in Maple Ridge, B.C., attack

By The Canadian Press
July 7, 2016 - 11:37am Updated: July 7, 2016 - 5:14pm

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — The Conservation Officer Service says it has trapped a bear that may be responsible for an attack in Maple Ridge, B.C.

A woman’s face was cut in the incident that occurred on the deck of her rural home at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Two British Columbia men charged after moose-riding video goes viral

By The Canadian Press
July 1, 2016 - 1:10pm

FORT NELSON, B.C. — Conservation officials in British Columbia say two men have been charged in connection with a moose-riding video that went viral last year.

The video posted to YouTube showed a man jumping on a moose and briefly riding the animal as it tried to cross a lake.

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Northern Gateway pipeline approval stymied after court quashes approval

By The Canadian Press
June 30, 2016 - 10:22am Updated: June 30, 2016 - 1:23pm

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government failed in its duty to consult with aboriginal people before giving the green light to a controversial pipeline proposal to link Alberta’s oilsands to British Columbia’s north coast, the Federal Court of Appeal has ruled.

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