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Grounded boat owned by Jamie’s Whaling Station now off rocks near Tofino, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
October 3, 2016 - 2:55pm

TOFINO, B.C. — A vessel belonging to a whale-watching company is no longer stranded on rocks off Vancouver Island.

A spokesman with Jamie’s Whaling Station in Tofino, B.C., says the Stellar Sea has been pulled free from where it grounded late Saturday afternoon.

While on the Spring 2014 trade mission, Premier Christy Clark visited the Petronas Twin Towers and met with CEO & chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Sahmsul Azhar Abbas.
While on the Spring 2014 trade mission, Premier Christy Clark visited the Petronas Twin Towers and met with CEO & chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Sahmsul Azhar Abbas. Photo credit: BC Government

B.C. says Petronas is not considering sale of proposed LNG terminal

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2016 - 3:18pm

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says the main stakeholder in a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal is not considering selling its stake in the multibillion-dollar project.

Suspect arrested after missing Japanese ESL student found dead in Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2016 - 1:47pm Updated: September 30, 2016 - 3:16pm

VANCOUVER — The mysterious disappearance of a Japanese woman studying English in Vancouver is now a police investigation into her death.

Police announced Friday that the body of 30-year-old Natsumi Kogawa was found on the grounds of an empty heritage mansion in the city’s West End.

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Canoeing, fishing planned as Royal Tour heads to coastal islands of Haida Gwaii

By The Canadian Press
September 30, 2016 - 11:24am

HAIDA GWAII, B.C. — First Nations art and a coastal fishing trip are on the itinerary for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they spend their final full day in Canada at the remote West Coast archipelago of Haida Gwaii.

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