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KFR HAZMAT responds to McArthur Island ammonia leak

By Jill Sperling
February 27, 2017 - 4:42pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 6:50pm

KAMLOOPS — An ammonia leak at the McArther Island Sport and Events Centre was quickly isolated Monday afternoon. 

Kamloops Fire Rescue was called out to the facility after a gauge blew off a valve that a worker was attempting to change. Ammonia began to rush out. 

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Fentanyl trafficking presents new challenges for police, experts say

By The Canadian Press
February 26, 2017 - 9:00am

VANCOUVER — Illicit drugs have always been a problem in port cities, but experts say the emergence of highly potent synthetic opioids that are fuelling British Columbia’s overdose crisis are slipping through borders in new ways, presenting challenges for law enforcement.

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Wearing boots but in the buff, Prince George toddler OK after wandering outside

By The Canadian Press
February 23, 2017 - 2:11pm

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The RCMP are thanking a Canada Post employee in British Columbia for helping solve a case involving a nude toddler who had gone missing.

The three-year-old boy was wearing nothing but rubber boots when he was found in Prince George on a cold Wednesday morning.

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