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New review of worker safety underway seven years after B.C. mill explosion

By The Canadian Press
April 30, 2019 - 8:45am Updated: April 30, 2019 - 1:56pm

VANCOUVER — The union representing four workers who died in two British Columbia sawmill explosions in 2012 says it hopes a new review of worker safety ordered by the provincial government will lead to overdue justice for survivors and families of the victims.

Eagle talons made two punctures into Lisa Bell's jaw. One of the two eagles pictured in the bottom right was the bird that clawed her.
Eagle talons made two punctures into Lisa Bell's jaw. One of the two eagles pictured in the bottom right was the bird that clawed her. submitted/Lisa Bell

'It could have been severe:' eagle claws gouge face of Bowser photographer

By Ian Holmes
April 27, 2019 - 1:04pm Updated: April 27, 2019 - 8:36pm

BOWSER — A peaceful afternoon snapping pictures on the waterfront suddenly shifted when an eagle's talons dug into the face of a Bowser photographer.

RCMP say impersonating police is no joke and is a criminal code offence.
RCMP say impersonating police is no joke and is a criminal code offence. Submitted/RCMP

Senior impersonates police in Qualicum, fake lights attached to his vehicle: RCMP

By Ian Holmes
April 26, 2019 - 9:31am Updated: April 27, 2019 - 6:03am

PARKSVILLE — Oceanside Mounties are investigating the bizarre case of a senior pretending to be a police officer.

Police were called to downtown Qualicum Beach shortly after midnight on April 17 after a security guard was approached by a man between the ages of 75 and 80.

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