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Earthquake In British Columbia Leads To Tsunami Warnings
2012-10-28 07:07:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Canadian province of British Columbia late Saturday night, leading to short-lived tsunami warnings and mass evacuations as far away as Hawaii, according to various media reports. The earthquake was centered in the Queen Charlotte Islands area (also known as Haida Gwaii) of British Columbia, US Geological Survey (USGS) officials told Mark Thiessen and Oskar Garcia of the Associated Press (AP),...

2010-11-10 11:20:00

CALGARY AB and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - On November 11th, all Canadian Pacific trains in Canada and the United States will safely halt at 11AM local time, observe two minutes of respect in silence and then sound a long train whistle in tribute. A Remembrance Day and Veterans Day service will also be held at CP's headquarters in Calgary. On land, sea and in the air, Canadian Pacific, its people, resources, ingenuity and expertise have been needed to support...

2009-04-02 07:00:00

World's Largest Broadcast News Operation Partners with 1Cast for First multi-platform Video Product LAS VEGAS, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA -- 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video to the web and to subscribers' Smartphones, today launched a multi-platform partnership with BBC World News to distribute the global broadcaster's daily news content to consumers. The BBC is the world's largest broadcast news operation, producing 120 hours of...

2008-08-12 00:00:20

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ushering in a new era in the distribution and consumption of news content, 1Cast today announced that it has secured an initial round of funding which was led by Eagle River Holdings, LLC. Expected to launch in the coming months, and working with major broadcast network partners, 1Cast will offer consumers unique and personalized on-demand newscasts featuring the best names in news from around the world. "1Cast was created to address the simple fact...

2008-06-18 00:00:08

By Alexander Panetta, THE CANADIAN PRESS KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Canadian soldiers encountered a 27-kilogram bomb and exchanged gunfire with Taliban militants amid stepped-up operations in Kandahar city late Tuesday night. Half of a Canadian platoon was fired upon - without any injuries - while its other vehicles rolled over the exact spot where a crude bomb had just been discovered and disarmed by Afghan police. The events unfolded during one of the increased patrols Canadians are...

2007-10-20 00:00:08

By Greg Joyce And Steve Mertl, THE CANADIAN PRESS MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. - The younger brother of accused Canadian pedophile Christopher Neil says he's relieved his brother is in custody and renewed calls to see him returned to Canada to face any possible charges here. Matthew Neil told reporters gathered outside his basement apartment Friday that he hasn't spoken to his brother since he was arrested and paraded before reporters in Bangkok. Neil said his family is "relieved and we want to...

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