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CBC News   05 August 2019   British Columbia   Quesnel Lake  
<p>People are swimming and fishing in Quesnel Lake five years after the largest environmental mining disaster in Canadian history, but residents of Likely, B.C., are still struggling with unresolved emotions about what happened and who will be held accountable ...
CBC News   20 February 2018   Canada   British Columbia  
<p>Calgary-based mining company Margaux Resources has announced a plan to clean up old tailings sites by using new mining technologies to extract the remaining minerals.</p> <p>Margaux has partnered with the Salmo Watershed Sreamkeepers Society &mdash; a non-profit ...
Filed under: Mining News
CBC News   06 February 2018   Taiwan   Hualien  
<p>A rescue crew on Wednesday was trying to free two people from a hotel whose ground floor caved after a strong earthquake hit near Taiwan's east coast and killed at least four people.</p> <p>The shallow, magnitude-6.4 quake that struck late Tuesday night ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
CBC News   29 January 2018   Canada   Vancouver Island  
<p>An emergency operation centre has opened in the Regional District of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island after a landslide occurred in Lantzville and flooding hit Parksville and Whiskey Creek.</p> <p>On Sunday night Nanaimo Search and Rescue responded to several ...
CBC News   31 March 2017   United States, Canada   Americas  
<p>A landslide in South Surrey, B.C., has shut down Amtrak train service between Vancouver and Seattle.</p> <p>Amtrak said BNSF, which owns the railway, has suspended passenger railway traffic on the tracks until Friday, March 31. Amtrak said it is providing ...