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Ontario girl who was teased for love of bugs gets name in science journal

She’s going through the scientific process and making her own discoveries about insect behaviour

Quebec language office OKs English words grilled-cheese, hashtag

English word, “parking,” may now be used in French, as well as its equivalent, “stationnement”

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, loses ‘home’ button

Apple paid homage to its late co-founder Steve Jobs for the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone

Students to negotiate grades in Ontario-based pilot project

Dean from Wilfrid Laurier University thinks grades carry a lot of weight and are sometimes overrated

First edition Spider-Man comic for sale in Victoria

The rare magazine is selling for $500,000 but may be worth up to $1 million.

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Local businesses showcased at Fashion Show and Dessert Night

     

    Those afraid of clowns brace for new ‘It’ movie

    Coulrophobia sufferers get prepared ahead of Stephen King remake

    VIDEO: Restored footage of Charles and Diana’s wedding released

    The 20th anniversay of Diana’s death is coming up next week

    Canadian schools reluctant to embrace later bell times despite research

    Ten to 18-year-olds got an extra three minutes of sleep for a 10-minute delay in school start time

    Baby dolphin dies after tourists manhandle calf in Spain

    “All you want is to photograph and poke, even if the animal suffers from stress.”

    Quiz: Remembering Elvis Presley’s legacy

    Today, 40 years after his death, the King of Rock ’n’ Roll is still honoured

    Rare white moose spotted in Sweden

    Video of the animal was captured by Hans Nilsson.

    • Aug 15th, 2017

    REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

    In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

    B.C. MP says most oppose changes to Canada’s national anthem

    Survey respondents mostly against the idea of making the lyrics gender neutral

    VIDEO: Deadpool 2 begins filming in streets of Vancouver

    Ryan Reynolds stopped between scenes to take pictures with Vancouver police officers Tuesday

    Baby alpaca braves the world

    Meet Pepper, a baby alpaca born in Beaver Creek

    • Aug 9th, 2017

    Mozilla looks to tackle misinformation online

    The company known for its Firefox browser has created the Mozilla Information Trust Initiative

    Transport Canada eases drone regulations

    Changes include smaller no-fly zones and shorter distances from buildings and people

    Man gives up ASIMIL8 licence plate, compares government to Star Trek’s Borg

    Troller says he is being assimilated by the government bureaucracy, losing his freedom of expression

    WATCH: Rescued sea otter pup named Hardy

    The pup was rescued from the ocean and first brought to Port Hardy for treatment.