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Map shows the location of the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Wednesday 40 kms southwest of Port Alice at a depth of 22 kms. The earthquake was initially reported at 6.7 magnitude, but the USGS National Earthquake Information Centre later changed the scale of the quake to 6.6. CBC
B.C. earthquake: 6.6 magnitude quake hits near Port Alice, B.C.

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday night shortly aftter 8 p.m. PT. The epicentre was located 40 kilometres southwest of Port Alice at a depth of 22 kilometres, according to the Pacific Tsunami Information Centre.

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  • Alstom will cut 150 jobs in Montreal by November to transfer them to Europe. Associated PressAlstom to cut 150 jobs in Montreal
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-23 6:11 PM

    Alstom, the French company known as a world leader in power transmission and rail infrastructure, says it will cut 150 jobs in Montreal over the next six months.

  • Sandy Nelson, 58, worked at Brothers Classic Grill and Pizza in Weyburn for 28 years. CBCWeyburn restaurant defends staffing moves and use of foreign temps
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-23 4:57 PM

    The owners of the Weyburn, Sask., restaurant at the centre of controversy over its use of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, say recent staffing changes were related to a "restructuring" of their hours of operation and no waitresses lost their jobs to workers from abroad.

  • Map shows the location of the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Wednesday 40 kms southwest of Port Alice at a depth of 22 kms. The earthquake was initially reported at 6.7 magnitude, but the USGS National Earthquake Information Centre later changed the scale of the quake to 6.6. CBCB.C. earthquake: 6.6 magnitude quake hits near Port Alice, B.C.
    cbc.ca - 2014-04-23 11:31 PM

    A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday night shortly aftter 8 p.m. PT. The epicentre was located 40 kilometres southwest of Port Alice at a depth of 22 kilometres, according to the Pacific Tsunami Information Centre.

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  • 6.7 quake rattles off Vancouver Island
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 9:28 PM

    PORT HARDY, B.C. - Glass rattled, buildings swayed, but no damage was reported after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday night.

  • Feds vow to phase out old tank cars before USFeds vow to phase out old tank cars before US
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 7:45 PM

    OTTAWA - The federal government announced an aggressive — some say unrealistic — plan Wednesday to phase out within three years tens of thousands of older tank cars used to transport oil and ethanol by rail.

  • NDP, Libs want more info on CF-18 deployment
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-23 4:52 PM

    OTTAWA - Federal opposition parties are demanding to know where the country's CF-18s are headed in eastern Europe and what they'll be doing as tension rises throughout the region.

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  • Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slideBiologists watching fish runs after deadly slide

    DARRINGTON, Wash. - As search crews continue to look for two missing people following the devastating mudslide in Washington state, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs.

  • Obama: US would defend Japan in islands disputeObama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

    TOKYO - Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.

  • Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injuryCamilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury.

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