Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top B.C. News as of 4 P.M

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top B.C. News as of 4 P.M

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Top B.C. News


FRIDAY, Sept. 30

Here are the top B.C. and Yukon news stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Projected word counts and timing of stories and updates are subject to change.


War canoe takes Prince William and Kate to Haida Gwaii as royal tour winds down


HAIDA GWAII, B.C. - Prince William and Kate arrived at a small village off the coast of B.C. on Friday in a replica 15-metre Haida war canoe, ferried to the remote island by paddlers wearing T-shirts opposing liquefied national gas development. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were welcomed to the Haida heritage hall by more than a dozen chiefs and elders. 450 words. By Dirk Meissner. Will Be Updated. Moved National. PHOTOS, AUDIO, VIDEO.



'Duchess' blazer by Canadian brand Smythe apparent staple for Kate

HAIDA GWAII, B.C. - Toronto-based fashion label Smythe has become an apparent favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge. Kate arrived at the remote archipelago Haida Gwaii on Friday dressed in an army green "Duchess" blazer from Smythe's fall collection. 250 words. Moved National and Lifestyles. PHOTOS.

-- With Royal-Visit-Summary



Missing Japanese student found dead in Vancouver


VANCOUVER -- The body of a missing 30-year-old Japanese woman has been found on the grounds of an empty heritage mansion in Vancouver's West End. Vancouver Police Acting Sgt. Brian Montague confirms the body is that of Natsumi Kogawa, who was last seen Sept. 7, in Burnaby. 300 words. Moves West Regional and National.



B.C. says Petronas is not considering sale of proposed LNG terminal


VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government says the main stakeholder in a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal is not considering selling its stake in the multibillion-dollar project. The Ministry of Natural Gas Development says in an email it spoke with Petronas and was reassured about the Pacific NorthWest LNG project after a news report indicated the Malaysian state-owned oil firm was pondering selling its stake. …

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