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Members of North Shore Rescue near Vancouver had quite the mission earlier this week, carrying a 100-pound dog out of steep terrain.

The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon as rescuers were responding to a different call for help, according to a Facebook post. Crews were finishing up that rescue when they got word of a group of people struggling to carry their big dog from Mount Seymour.

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Police in Abbotsford, B.C. are looking into a "possible child abduction attempt" that took place Monday night, when an "unknown male" broke into a home.

In a news release, Abbotsford Police said that the man tried to pull the child out of a "ground floor bedroom window" of the home. They added that the child "broke free" and did not suffer any injuries.

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Those who live in or have visited B.C. may have seen a whale or two before. But those along the Stanley Park Seawall in Vancouver Tuesday night got quite the sight with a pod of orcas seen swimming about.

The pod of "transient" orcas may have ventured into Vancouver waters "looking for seals which hang out close to the shoreline," the Marine Mammal Research Unit at the University of British Columbia told Narcity.

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Mother Nature is cranking up the heat in B.C. again. Environment Canada has issued 12 heat warnings across different parts of the province for the upcoming days. Temperatures could get as high as 35 degrees, depending on where you're at.

Things will be the hottest in the early afternoon Wednesday and Thursday in the Vancouver area, and Environment Canada said things should cool down again by Friday.

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A TikTok video showing a man at a B.C. SkyTrain station ranting at a woman for not speaking English has gained almost 400,000 views and counting.

The video shows a man speaking to a group of women and asking one of them where they are from. The person filming the video approached the man after he said to the woman: "You're in Canada now."

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Multiple wolves escaped their enclosures from the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove, B.C. on Tuesday morning.

The Langley RCMP and the B.C. Conservation Officer Service are both working with the zoo "to contain wolves that have been found outside their enclosure this morning," according to a statement from the zoo.

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A Lotto Max winner's wife thought he was having a heart attack, but it turned out that he was just excited because he had won $1 million in the Lotto Max Maxmillions draw.

Luckily, the Nanaimo resident was perfectly safe when he discovered he had won the August 2 draw while visiting a local grocery store.

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All those in Victoria, rejoice! It's now official that your city comes ahead of Toronto in a new ranking. The west coast city came in third place on the list of the Best Metropolitan Areas in Canada.

The Rentola ranking is based on Statistics Canada data on housing, equality, environment, income, crime, education, health, and labour.

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A Lotto Max winner in B.C. just took home the "largest lottery ever awarded from a ticket purchased on PlayNow.com," according to BCLC.

The record-breaking $31 million jackpot lotto win was a shock for the West Kelowna resident, Jennifer Cole. Cole said that the decision to get a lottery subscription on BCLC's PlayNow website was "one of the best of her life."

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Gary Averbach has been getting his steps in this summer. He completed a nearly 1,100-kilometre walkover the course of 45 days, from Calgary to Vancouver, with the goal of raising $500,000 for cancer awareness and research.

Averbach's trek finished on Thursday when he arrived at Jack Poole Plaza in Vancouver where he was accompanied by a bunch of supporters. And when it was done, the 79-year-old received over $540,000 worth of donations, according to the BC Cancer Foundation's website.

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Someone moved from Ontario to Surrey, B.C. but didn't exactly fall in love with their neighbourhood, so they turned to a Reddit community for help finding a new small town in B.C. to live in.

The Reddit user wanted a slower pace of life and to get out of the city area, but they still wanted a great local food and brewing scene. Locals actually came through with some beautiful recommendations.

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A man in B.C. is now sentenced to jail time after admitting to attacking his kitten, which then had to be euthanized due to being "brutalized."

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