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'Stars aligned' for miraculous recovery of Calgary woman trapped in tree well

Trapped in a tree well near Squamish for seven hours, her heart no longer beating, 24-year-old Christine Newman of Calgary faced extraordinarily long odds of survival even after… 693 more words


WATCH: Christine Newman miraculously survives being trapped in tree well near Whistler

Doctors say it’s a miracle a 24-year-old Calgary woman is alive and expected to make a full recovery after she spent seven hours trapped in a tree well near Whistler. 501 more words


Gayle Duteil replaces Debra McPherson as BCNU's president

Gayle Duteil will be replacing Debra McPherson as the president of the BC Nurses’ Union, the union announced Monday afternoon.

The 42,000 union members voted for new leadership, but Duteil won’t take McPherson’s place until September. 276 more words

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The Vancouver General Hospital’s main pavilion at 12th Avenue and Oak Street on a recent night when it was belching smoke or steam or whatever it sometimes belches. 39 more words

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Rick Hansen, the Man in Motion's parking spot

As I rode west along 10th Avenue I happened to spy a big hunk of something behind barricades and yellow caution tape in the little parking lot beside the… 283 more words

Vancouver B.C.