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# British Columbia
93 potential graves found at Canada school site
Since May, more than 1,000 anonymous graves have been found near former schools run by religious groups.
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# British Columbia
Canada death toll set to rise and military helping evacuations as floods ravage Pacific coast
The floods have left one dead and four missing, and forced thousands to flee their homes.
# British Columbia
Canada's Trudeau to visit indigenous children's graves
The remains of more than 200 children were uncovered at the British Columbia school in May.
# Canada
Remains of more than 200 children found at indigenous school in Canada
British Columbia premier John Horgan said he was ‘horrified and heartbroken’ to learn of the discovery.
# the Snowbirds
Canadian aerobatic crew member killed as plane crashes in residential street during display
One crew member was killed in the crash while another was seriously injured. A house was also set on fire.
# gillam
Armed police and tracker dogs search for missing teen murder suspects in remote Canadian forest
The two men had been presumed missing – but then were named suspects.
# British Columbia
Canadian police probe link between tourist double murder and case of two missing young men
Australian Lucas Fowler (23) and American Chynna Deese (24) were found dead in a rural part of British Columbia.
# Squamish
Canadian police officer cleared over fatal road collision with Irishman
Twenty nine-year-old Brendan Keogh was struck by an unmarked police vehicle in March 2018.
# British Columbia
Irishman found after going missing in Canada
Police had asked for the public’s help in locating Damien Hanley.
# Squamish
Irishman in hospital after being hit by police vehicle in Canada
The Department of Foreign Affairs is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.
# Stood down
Over €100k raised for family of missing Irishman as Canadian police suspend searches
David Gavin disappeared after swimming with friends at the start of the month.
# British Columbia
Search underway for Irishman who went missing while swimming in Canada
The man was swimming with friends on Friday afternoon.
# Terrorism
Canadian Islamic converts were 'inspired' by Boston bombings in terror plot
The couple targeted a packed Canada Day celebration with their pressure-cooker bombs.
# i do i do i do
Man charged with having married 24 women since 1990
The man has admitted that he’d forgotten one of his wives when he was asked to tally how many he had.
# looking well guard
Here are the stupidest excuses law-breaking drivers have given police
“Yield is really more of a suggestion, isn’t it?”
# Property Porn
Photos: Canadian island for sale for €55 million (including golf course, naturally)
Let’s have a gawk around.
# ragelist
'Lying Cheating Sale': Angry wife takes revenge via Craiglist
Failed marriages and the internet: not a good combination.
# Drugs
Ecstasy could be legalised, suggests top Canadian health official
Perry Kendall is not calling for the drug’s legalisation but believes a review of drug policies is merited.
# Bonus
Vending machine doles out mountain bikes and surfboards to chuffed Americans
The British Columbia tourist board came up with a unique way to tempt sports lovers and outdoor enthusiasts north of the border.
# Ghost ship
'Ghost ship' from Japan tsunami spotted off Canada
The fishing vessel has spent the last year drifting all the way across the Pacific with nobody on board.
# Saddle sore
What it’s like to ride your bike 20,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina
Stunning images from a very rough ride.
# Emigration
Canadian delegates visit Dublin to attract recruits
About 335,000 job opportunities, mostly construction-based, are projected to arise in British Columbia and Alberta between now and 2014.