Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Vancouver jazzman Kenny Colman dead at 85

Kenny Colman

Vancouver jazz singer Kenny Colman has passed away at the age 85. Colman made his name in show business in the 1960s after his voice captured the attention of luminaries such as Sarah Vaughn and Frank Sinatra.



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Transit police investigate woman for using offensive language on SkyTrain in Burnaby

Transit woman offensive language skytrain

Metro Vancouver transit police are investigating an incident involving offensive language on a SkyTrain in Burnaby. A video of the event was posted to Facebook, and as of Wednesday afternoon had been viewed 172,000 times.



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'Like a jail cell': some dog owners unhappy with new BC Ferries regulations

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New BC Ferries rules mean dog owners will be more limited in how they travel with their pets.



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Collapsed fish farm that released thousands of Atlantic salmon had structural problems last month

Collapsed net pens

The fish farm in Washington state that collapsed last weekend, releasing several thousand Atlantic salmon into Pacific waters, had problems last month, the company says.



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Cooke Aquaculture's standards questioned after salmon escape near B.C.

Atlantic salmon

The Ecology Action Centre says it is concerned about the thousands of Atlantic salmon that escaped into the Pacific Ocean on the weekend, and the possibility that a similar escape could happen in Nova Scotia.



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Japan routs Canada at Little League World Series

canada-japan

Japan advanced to the Little League World Series international final after a 10-0 rout of Canada on Wednesday at Howard J. Lamade Stadium.



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Firefighters fined $1,150 for campfire in B.C. Interior during burning ban

BC firefighters campfire

A photo that surfaced in July showing what appeared to be forest service firefighters enjoying a campfire have resulted in a fine and several warning tickets.



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