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Interviews: October 2012 Archives

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Seismologist answers questions about Haida Gwaii aftershocks

After the earthquake, there are aftershocks. Some are quite large and have members of northwestern communities wondering how long they will continue and if they pose a risk to their safety. To answer these questions, we reached University of British Columbia seismologist Michael Bostock.

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Spirit bear takes journey from Smithers to Kamloops

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Clover the Kermode bear is the first of his kind in captivity. The B.C. Wildlife Park is in the process of building him his own special enclosure, and he is already bonding with his handler, Artice Fleck (Josh Pagé/CBC).


There are probably only a few hundred Kermode bears, or spirit bears, in the world. Most live on the central and north coast of B.C. And then there's Clover. Clover's journey is quite the story, starting as an orphan cub coming into the care of the Norther Lights Wildlife Shelter in Smithers, followed by a re-release into the wild only to have life change once again....

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Run organizers prepared to shovel snow for provincial tournament

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This is the scene in Moore's Meadow, where the cross-country running championships are to be held this weekend.

Cross country running normally conjures up images of running shoes, green grass and high shorts. But that image is about to be shattered this weekend in Prince George. Brian Martinson
is organizing the B.C. High School Cross Country Championships there. The only problem? The piles of snow all over the trail.


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