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The Gustafsen smoke plume as seen on the first day of the fire. (Pauline Weigelt photo.)

Looters at B.C. wildfires typical in disasters: expert

The RCMP said they have arrested a half-dozen people accused of exploiting the evacuations

The Gustafsen smoke plume as seen on the first day of the fire. (Pauline Weigelt photo.)
This year, the U.S. has imposed an additional 6.76 per cent duty on Canada’s smaller lumber companies. (Ezra Black/The Free Press)

Lumber prices see ‘big jump’ after wildfires in B.C.

As early as Sunday, several companies temporarily closed some of their mills as evacuation orders

This year, the U.S. has imposed an additional 6.76 per cent duty on Canada’s smaller lumber companies. (Ezra Black/The Free Press)
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Loonie soars as interest rates rise

The Bank of Canada hiked the interest rate for the first time in 7 years on Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Help pours in from all over Canada for evacuees, firefighters in B.C.

VIDEO: Help pours in from all over Canada for evacuees, firefighters in B.C.

Everyone from Fort Mac to New Brunswick is pitching in

VIDEO: Help pours in from all over Canada for evacuees, firefighters in B.C.
B.C. forests more fire-prone than in the past

B.C. forests more fire-prone than in the past

One expert says past firefighting efforts have made B.C. forests more fire-prone

B.C. forests more fire-prone than in the past
B.C. wildfire situation deteriorates

B.C. wildfire situation deteriorates

B.C. orders more people to evacuate as wildfire situation deteriorates

B.C. wildfire situation deteriorates
VIDEO: Inside a wildfire

VIDEO: Inside a wildfire

Crews are battling more than 230 blazes, many of which remained uncontained

VIDEO: Inside a wildfire
Princeton wildfire phots courtesy of Debbie Lyon.

UPDATE: Crews battle as wildfires rage in B.C. Interior

Crews brace for another day on B.C. firelines as no let up is likely

Princeton wildfire phots courtesy of Debbie Lyon.
McMorris was out cold for about 45 seconds. When he regained consciousness, his mind was racing. (The Canadian Press)

McMorris weighs in on near-fatal crash

‘I broke everything:’ Canadian snowboarder McMorris says of crash in B.C. backcountry

McMorris was out cold for about 45 seconds. When he regained consciousness, his mind was racing. (The Canadian Press)
Calgary Stampede takes place all weekend. (Instagram - @calgarystampede

Deep fried Jell-O, chicken feet new additions to Calgary Stampede menu

There are around 50 new foods on the menu this year

Calgary Stampede takes place all weekend. (Instagram - @calgarystampede
Supreme Court upholds procedures for breathalyzer evidence

Supreme Court upholds procedures for breathalyzer evidence

Crown can rely on a simple certificate recording the breath readings of the accused

Supreme Court upholds procedures for breathalyzer evidence
This photograph is suggested to be that of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan in the Marshall Islands. Image credit: US national archives

Amelia Earhart’s fate solved?

A new film claims to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s fate

This photograph is suggested to be that of Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan in the Marshall Islands. Image credit: US national archives
Dad says son in unhealthy state of mind in prison

Dad says son in unhealthy state of mind in prison

B.C. Civil Liberties Association, John Howard Society of Canada launches constitutional challenge

Dad says son in unhealthy state of mind in prison
Vancouver wants to license Airbnb hosts

Vancouver wants to license Airbnb hosts

New Vancouver rules would allow most Airbnb-style rentals – with a licence

Vancouver wants to license Airbnb hosts
VIDEO: Word of Omar Khadr’s $10.5-million deal sparks fury

VIDEO: Word of Omar Khadr’s $10.5-million deal sparks fury

$10.5-million settlement with former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, sources say

VIDEO: Word of Omar Khadr’s $10.5-million deal sparks fury
Vancouver condo market up while house sales cool

Vancouver condo market up while house sales cool

Last month’s sales were still 14.5 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month of June

Vancouver condo market up while house sales cool
VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN

VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN

The 28-second clip was posted on U.S. President Donald Trump’s official Twitter account

VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN
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Interac’s e-Transfer service back online

The banking service seems to be fixed after after troubles that began Thursday

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Vancouver Canucks sign veteran centre Sam Gagner

Gagner, a 27-year-old native of London, Ont., had a career-high 50 points in 81 games last season

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Trudeau unveils Canada’s newest astronauts

Trudeau unveils Canada’s newest astronauts

Jen Sidey and Josh Kutryk will officially be welcomed at the Canadian Space Agency headquarters

Trudeau unveils Canada’s newest astronauts