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August 19, 2017 2:49 AM State of emergency extended over B.C. wildfires as windy weather expected

KAMLOOPS — B.C. has extended its provincewide state of emergency because of wildfires that have scorched a record amount of land this season. Chris Duffy of Emergency Management B.C. said this third extension of the state of emergency is expected to remain in effect until Sept. 1, which will bring its total duration to eight weeks. “This will be the longest 3

August 18, 2017 11:33 PM Flammable tire cleaner possible cause of car wash explosion: Platoon Chief

Emergency crews were called to a Red Deer car wash late Friday afternoon, after an explosion. Officials told CTV News two people were in critical condition, and a third was in potentially life threatening condition after flammable liquid exploded at the Lazer Wash, located on 67A Street and 59 Avenue in Red Deer. Platoon Chief Sheldon Christensen told CTV News crews 6

August 18, 2017 10:38 PM Steve Bannon fired as Trump’s chief strategist, rejoins Breitbart Add to ..

President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda. Bannon’s firing, a year and a day after Trump hired him as his campaign chief, put an abrupt end to the rabble-rousing 9

August 18, 2017 10:08 PM Steve Bannon, innovator in weaponized news, is hoist by his own petard: Keith Boag

Skill in manipulating media made ex-Breitbart head the prime suspect in a leak-obsessed White House The former Breitbart CEO turned senior strategist in President Donald Trump's White House was one shrewd innovator in the dark arts of weaponized news, and he was able to parlay that into the biggest political upset in modern American history. But it looks 5

August 18, 2017 6:49 PM State of emergency extended until Sept. 1 as B.C. wildfire crisis continues

B.C. has extended a state of emergency until Sept. 1 as wildfires continue to burn throughout the province. This is the third extension issued since the state of emergency was originally declared on July 7, with previous extensions on July 19 and Aug. 4. The state of emergency, which applies to the whole province, ensures that federal, provincial and local 5

August 17, 2017 11:48 PM Blue Jays beat Rays to remain on fringe of playoff race

Justin Smoak crushed his 33rd home run of the season on a fly ball to center field. TORONTO – The playoff odds still aren’t kind to the Toronto Blue Jays, but all of a sudden the standings don’t look so unforgiving. After their latest win, 5-3 over the Tampa Bay Rays at Rogers Centre, the Blue Jays are only 3.0 games back of the second American League 6

August 17, 2017 11:28 AM Gun used in Sherway Gardens shooting had silencer, witness says

Man in black clothing suddenly appeared and began firing at driver's side of SUV, witness says An eyewitness to a brazen shooting at Sherway Gardens shopping mall Wednesday evening says that a man in black clothing suddenly appeared and began firing a gun into a parked car. The witness shared his story with CBC Toronto but did not want to speak on camera 8

August 17, 2017 1:26 AM 2 people shot at Sherway Gardens, 1 taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

2 male suspects were seen fleeing the parking lot in a black SUV A 50-year-old man has suffered life-threatening injuries after two men shot at him while he was inside a parked car in the Sherway Gardens Plaza parking lot Wednesday evening. A second man, also in his 50s, was found nearby. Acting Duty Insp. Leah Gilfoy said his injuries were not considered 10

August 16, 2017 10:36 PM Facebook threat forces cancellation of free speech event at Ryerson: Jordan Peterson

Ryerson University has cancelled a “free speech on campus” event after activists on Facebook threatened violent disruption, University of Toronto Professor Jordan Peterson says. Peterson, whose criticism of political correctness — and especially genderless pronouns — has attracted international attention, was one of a panel of experts speaking at The Stifling 9

August 16, 2017 9:38 PM B.C. surpasses worst wildfire season on record — and threat is far from over

As evacuation orders are downgraded and evacuees return home, the situation remains unpredictable It's official: the B.C. Wildfire Service confirms the province is experiencing the worst wildfire season on record. Wildfire Service information officer Kevin Skrepnek says an estimated 894,941 hectares of land has been charred in B.C. since April 1. "It's 9