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US Tribes Testify Against Canada Pipeline

U.S. tribes told Canadian regulators on Wednesday they’re opposed to a proposed pipeline expansion project in Canada that could dramatically increase the number of oil tankers plying West Coast waters.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2014

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Washington-BC Relationship Tainted By Victoria Sewage

Victoria’s long-delayed sewage treatment plans have become an international irritant, with Washington state demanding the British Columbia government step in to stop the flow of raw waste into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

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Man In Custody After Downtown Vancouver Shooting

Authorities say shooting began outside a Starbucks, suspect exchanged fire with police near a popular tourist destination.

06/10/2014

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Magnitude 6.7 Quake Off British Columbia Coast 

Earthquake centered off the northwest corner of Vancouver Island.

04/23/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

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British Columbia Beachcomber Finds 107-Year-Old Message In Bottle

A man combing a beach south of Tofino last week discovered a glass bottle with a crusted cap containing what turned out to be a message from 107 years ago.

CBS Seattle–09/17/2013

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B.C. Grandma Completes Round-The-World Solo Trip In Sailboat

A 70-year-old retired schoolteacher from England has completed a round-the-world solo trip in a sailboat — starting and ending in Victoria, B.C.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2013

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Canadian Who Flew Pot Into US Gets 10 Years

Just a day after marijuana was legalized in Washington state, a helicopter pilot from British Columbia was sentenced to ten years in prison for flying loads of the drug into the U.S. between 2000 and 2005.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

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Police Search For Motive In US-Canada Border Shooting

A Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle remained hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday as investigators worked to determine the identity and motive of the man who shot her and committed suicide.

CBS Seattle–10/17/2012

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