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A commuting nightmare unfolding for travellers on both directions of the Coquihalla Highway. A car is on fire on the northbound side of the highway, between Hope and the Great Bear Snowshed. The fire has spread, causing a wildfire nearby.

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Local News
More federal and provincial cash for Kamloops expected to be announced on Monday. A news conference has been called to reveal details for the emergency water intake in the North Thompson River.

A crow gets the blame for a second power outage on the Kamloops North Shore this morning.

BC Federation of Labour president Irene Lanzinger will be in Kamloops Tuesday to support striking Emterra Recycling workers, and to promote her campaign for a 15 dollar an hour minimum wage in BC.
B.C. News
The Central Okanagan Regional District has issued an evacuation order due to the Joe Rich Fire near Kelowna. A number of other homes are on evacuation alert. The fire is now 80 hectares in size with zero containment.

Health Minister Terry Lake has asked BC's newly appointed ombudsperson to investigate the firings of eight health researchers.


Evacuees south of Nanaimo have been allowed to return home after crews contained a 20-hectare grass fire late last night.


A BC judge has ruled that a mandatory victim surcharge of 200 dollars violated a homeless man's Charter rights and amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.


Vancouver-area mayors are considering whether to call for a moratorium on the construction and development of the Site C dam until the end of 2017.


National News
Winnipeg police say one woman has been rushed to hospital with very serious upper body injuries after an explosion at a law office. Police believe the woman inadvertently triggered the blast but they say they don't know where the device came from.

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver is rejecting the claim from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which says  the Canadian economy will fall into a recession.


The economy was on Prime Minister Harper's mind as he attended the Calgary Stampede Parade insisting he's
confident in the long-term future of the oil industry.

 
A labour disruption is causing flight delays and cancellations at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.





World News
Greece's highest administrative court has rejected an appeal by two citizens asking for Greece's critical referendum on austerity to be ruled unconstitutional.

Flags were lowered to half-staff at Buckingham Palace and UK government buildings today to remember the 30 British citizens killed in Tunisia's deadliest terror attack.


Scientists at the US National Institutes of Health are trying to find out if people at risk of developing Type 1 diabetes can avoid getting the disease by taking an insulin pill a day.


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