No red flags about motel’s safety prior to fatal fire, says Prince George, B.C., mayor

The mayor of Prince George in northern B.C. is concerned about reports that fire alarms didn’t go off when a downtown motel went up

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Guests tell of narrowly escaping major fire at Prince George motel

Guests at the downtown Prince George Econo Lodge say they narrowly escaped injury or worse in a major fire that the RCMP is now calling

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‘Almost like a miracle’: McMurray Métis discover elder interviews thought lost in fire

A summer student working for the McMurray Métis has uncovered a valuable cache of interviews with elders, their stories and memories preserved on computer

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Blackfoot Confederacy calls for Jason Kenney to fire speechwriter

The Blackfoot Confederacy is the latest group of Indigenous Albertans calling for the firing of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s speechwriter after a 2013 column

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York officers rescue 2 people in wheelchairs from Markham house fire – Toronto

York Regional Police say officers were able to save four people, including two in wheelchairs, from a burning home overnight Thursday in Markham. Police

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Penticton Fire Department issues warning for channel floaters

In fact, the Penticton Fire Department is urging the public to be careful when floating in the channel. Source link [Prosperity] Top Canadian News

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Crews battle coulee fire in Lethbridge – Lethbridge

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Birds to blame for Oliver brush fire: official – Okanagan

The Oliver Fire Department says wildlife is to blame for a brush fire that ignited near Tucelnuit Drive in Oliver, B.C., on Saturday afternoon.

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Fire spreads from construction site to nearby townhouses in Vancouver

A large fire that began in an apartment building under construction has spread to neighbouring townhouses in Vancouver’s Marpole neighbourhood. According to Assistant Chief

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B.C. teacher suspended, transferred for unsafe chemistry experiment that caused $60K fire damage

An Okanagan high school teacher has been suspended for three days for conducting a chemical experiment in his Grade 9 classroom that later caused a fire

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