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RCMP evict Kinder Morgan protest camp, two girls go on a nighttime bus adventure and more

1. 2 girls, hand-drawn map in hand, sneak out of B.C. home for adventure

The pyjama-clad pair, aged 10 and 12, boarded a bus in Burnaby just before midnight Monday, Metro Vancouver Transit Police said in a statement on Facebook. See more >

2. RCMP hope to trace final days of Chilliwack woman found in Fraser River

Laura Clark was last seen walking near the Agassiz Bridge on the evening of July 15. A body, later identified as Clark’s by the BC Coroners Service, was found July 25. See more >

Laura Clark. (Submitted)

3. B.C. RCMP say Kinder Morgan protest camp to be dismantled today

RCMP say they will enforce a court injunction today and remove Trans Mountain pipeline protesters who have been camped outside a Kinder Morgan terminal in Burnaby. See more >

4. Baby in hospital after truck crashes into Surrey home

A Black Press freelancer at the scene said firefighters worked “feverishly” to find and free the baby, using multiple tools including chainsaws, sledge hammers, jaws of life, among others. See more >

5. B.C. declares state of emergency as more than 560 wildfires rage

The more than 560 wildfires have sparked 29 evacuation orders affecting more than 3,000 people, and 48 evacuation alerts affecting almost 19,000 people. See more >


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