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Young bobcat surprises B.C. woman with house visit | CBC News

A young bobcat that paid a visit to a family in Peachland, B.C., this week has quickly become the cat seen around the world. When the tiny, fuzzy creature appeared on Naomi Miller’s back patio on Monday morning, with just a pane of glass separating the two of them, Miller caught the moment on video. […]

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Family-run B.C. company beats out some big names to win acoustic

Three of the biggest names in the business were up for the award. But the nod for acoustic guitar of the year for 2022 didn’t go to Yamaha. And it didn’t go to Taylor Guitars or Martin Guitars — it went to Riversong Guitars of Kamloops, B.C. Riversong’s P2P River Pacific was announced on Sunday as the […]

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B.C. used car buyers furious over provincial tax changes that have them paying more | CBC News

Instead of driving the 2008 Dodge Ram pickup truck he purchased in a private sale last month, Chris Lethbridge has it parked, uninsured, at his home in Salmon Arm, B.C. If the truck gets damaged or stolen, he knows he won’t be able to file an insurance claim. Nonetheless, there it sits with no financial protection […]

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Federal government opening Northern B.C.’s 1st passport office | CBC News

Northern B.C. is getting its first passport office. The federal government says it will open as early as April in Prince George. “We are working to expand the services available in Prince George, as a hub in Northern B.C., to enable folks to do an application in person at Service Canada that would enable them to […]

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B.C. man arrested for allegedly interfering with paraglider’s helicopter rescue | CBC News

A search and rescue operation involving a Cormorant military helicopter took a strange twist on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 13, in Kamloops, B.C., when a 35-year-old man was arrested for interfering in the rescue effort. Kamloops Search and Rescue (SAR) says it received a call around 4:30 p.m. about a paraglider who had crashed on […]

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Owl invader takes up roost inside Vancouver Island home | CBC News

When Tina Gaboury saw an owl perched on the dining room chandelier, she knew this was a different kind of home invasion. It was Sunday, Nov. 13 in Oak Bay, B.C., and Gaboury and her boyfriend had arrived to check on a friend’s house. Once inside, they couldn’t help but notice several things were out […]