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New lottery game to debut on Sept. 25

Canada’s lottery lovers will soon have a new game to replace the Lotto Super 7.

B.C. newspaper receives second letter connected to pipeline bombings

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — Staff at the Dawson Creek Daily News opened the morning mail on Wednesday and found what appeared to be the second letter from someone connected to a series of bombings targeting EnCana (TSX:ECA) operations in northeastern British Columbia.

H1N1 flu strikes summer camps

TORONTO — A health official says cases of swine flu have been confirmed at three Ontario summer camps and more than 225 children have symptoms of H1N1.

B.C. cadet training reduced after cadet comes down with swine flu

An army cadet training centre in Interior British Columbia has cut back on activities after a cadet came down with swine flu and others reported respiratory problems.

Expert likens teen convicted in Rengel case to Glenn Close in ’Fatal Attraction’

The 17-year-old girl convicted of first-degree murder in Stefanie Rengel’s stabbing death could develop a personality disorder resembling Glenn Close’s character in “Fatal Attraction,” according to a forensic psychiatrist’s report.
Mounties, steeds return to Hill

Mounties, steeds return to Hill

Red-coated riders and their black steeds have returned to Parliament Hill.And, as it should be, the Mounted police are mounted.

Cop changes story over report, Taser warning

A Halifax police officer said Tuesday he copied parts of a report on a Tasering incident from another officer involved in the melee, which is at the centre of a inquiry into the death of a mentally ill man.
Visa decision panics industry

Visa decision panics industry

Mexican travellers and the Canadian tourism industry that serves them were sent into panic mode Tuesday after the sudden announcement of a new visa requirement for visitors from that country.

B.C. toddler saved from river after two hours still wants to ride truck

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Demetrius Jones will be turning three on Wednesday without any idea how lucky he is to be alive after being swept up by a current in the Peace River, from where he was rescued clinging to his motorized truck.

Young child’s swine flu death is first in B.C., raises national tally to 43

VANCOUVER — Health officials in B.C. have confirmed the province’s first death associated with swine flu, raising the national tally to 43.