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FTC Fines Credit Karma $3 Million For ‘Tricking’ Users With Misleading Offers

According to the FTC, Credit Karma pushed customers to apply for credit…

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China Enforces Strict COVID Lockdown Following Earthquake

The lockdown in Chengdu appears to be similarly strict, with reports of…

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Bed Bath and Beyond CFO jumps to his death

Gustavo Arnal jumped from an apartment in a 57-story high-rise building in…

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DOJ Reveals Over 10,000 Non-Classified Docs Were Seized From Mar-a-Lago

It remains unclear what information was previously inside the folders or where…

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RCMP are reminding motorists to travel with care through school zones and crosswalks as students return to the classrooms Sept. 6 and 7. (RCMP)

Okanagan motorists use caution as students return to school

B.C. RCMP sends out yearly reminder that school speed zones are back in effect as kids head to classes

RCMP are reminding motorists to travel with care through school zones and crosswalks as students return to the classrooms Sept. 6 and 7. (RCMP)
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Osbournes Set To Return to Reality TV

The series will follow the Osbournes as they celebrate one of their…

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A helicopter crashed in the water near Parker Island on Saturday afternoon around 1 p.m. Four people were sent to hospital for their injuries. (Google Maps)

4 injured after helicopter crash near B.C. Gulf Island

The helicopter crashed in the water off Parker Island around 1 p.m. Saturday

A helicopter crashed in the water near Parker Island on Saturday afternoon around 1 p.m. Four people were sent to hospital for their injuries. (Google Maps)
Vancouver Police are searching for 25-year-old Arjun Singh Purewal. Purewal is wanted on a Canada wide warrant after disappearing ahead of a sentencing hearing for his role in a kidnapping in Richmond last fall. (Vancouver Police photo)

B.C. kidnapper wanted on Canada-wide warrant disappears ahead of sentencing

Vancouver Police are searching for 25-year-old Arjun Singh Purewal

Vancouver Police are searching for 25-year-old Arjun Singh Purewal. Purewal is wanted on a Canada wide warrant after disappearing ahead of a sentencing hearing for his role in a kidnapping in Richmond last fall. (Vancouver Police photo)
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Serena Williams Wins First-Round Match at US Open

On Aug. 31, Williams will play Anett Kontaveit, who is ranked No.…

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Vancouver Police stopped a driver after he veered into oncoming traffic. Inside the vehicle they found multiple cell phones and an open laptop. (VPD Traffic Services/Twitter)

‘How many can you count?’: B.C. driver pulled over using multiple cell phones and a laptop

Vancouver Police issued the man three $368 tickets for using the devices while driving

Vancouver Police stopped a driver after he veered into oncoming traffic. Inside the vehicle they found multiple cell phones and an open laptop. (VPD Traffic Services/Twitter)
The B.C. Highway Patrol says a man in his 80s is dead near Kamloops after a van towing a trailer entered Highway 1 from Rodeo Drive and into the path of an eastbound motorcycle which collided with the van-trailer combination.	(Black Press file photo)

Motorcyclist in his 80s dies in collision near Kamloops

The crash occurred around 4:50 p.m. on Aug. 30

The B.C. Highway Patrol says a man in his 80s is dead near Kamloops after a van towing a trailer entered Highway 1 from Rodeo Drive and into the path of an eastbound motorcycle which collided with the van-trailer combination.	(Black Press file photo)
Overdose Awareness Manitoba is asking people across Canada and beyond to draw attention to those lost to the toxic drug supply by displaying an empty purple chair. Aug. 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. (Overdose Awareness Manitoba/Twitter)

Why you may see purple chairs popping up on International Overdose Awareness Day

Empty purple chairs represent those lost to the toxic drug supply

Overdose Awareness Manitoba is asking people across Canada and beyond to draw attention to those lost to the toxic drug supply by displaying an empty purple chair. Aug. 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. (Overdose Awareness Manitoba/Twitter)
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This Day in History: Princess Diana Dies in a Car Crash

On August 31, 1997 Diana, Princess of Wales, was 36 when she…

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According to ICBC, distracted driving is responsible for 76 fatalities every year. (Shutterstock)

ICBC says 43% of drivers admit to using their phone while driving

ICBC and police are launching a month-long campaign urging drivers to leave their phone alone

According to ICBC, distracted driving is responsible for 76 fatalities every year. (Shutterstock)
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Honda Motor, LG Energy plan to build $4.4 billion U.S. EV battery factory

Decision part of industry-wide move toward electric vehicles

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How Are Earbuds Affecting Your Hearing?

Headphones and earbuds have become a ubiquitous part of our lives. Experts…

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‘Synthetic’ Embryo Breakthrough Could Help Solve Organ Donor Shortage

British scientists have successfully created a “synthetic” embryo with a brain and…

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The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)

$60M between 60 school districts: B.C. announces one-time back-to-school fund

Each district will receive at least $250,000 to be used at its discretion

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)
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Pumpkin Spice is back!

Starbucks Canada announced the return of the fan-favourite Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL)…

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This Day in History: Hurricane Katrina

The Category 4 hurricane became the worst natural disaster in U.S. history.…

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