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Sanctions on agenda at Korea summit

VANCOUVER—A gathering of foreign ministers in Vancouver today to discuss the perils posed by North Korea is expected to focus on sanctions, non-proliferation, and diplomacy.

Eric Walsh, Canada's ambassador to Korea, says ministers will aim to identify which sanctions are being evaded and how to improve enforcement while also discussing possible diplomatic solutions.

Group challenging B.C. bear cub killing

VANCOUVER—A woman who found a black bear cub that later was killed by a conservation officer is accusing the British Columbia government of breaking its own law on the destruction of wild animals.

Tiana Jackson and the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals have filed a court petition challenging the officer's decision to kill the cub near Dawson Creek in May, 2016.

Missing woman's dad sends drones to B.C.

VANCOUVER—John Simpson is determined to use the novel experience he gained in a troubling search for his daughter to help others who have lost loved ones.

Ashley Simpson went missing in Salmon Arm, B.C. in April, 2016, and this spring her father travelled there from Ontario for a second time.

He believed her body might be along the banks of a river or creek.

Families walk 'Highway of Tears'

SMITHERS, B.C.—Gladys Radek raised a fist in the air and wept as she reached the end of her 350-km journey along British Columbia's “Highway of Tears.”

The indigenous grandmother finished her walk along the notorious stretch of Highway 16 for the seventh and final time yesterday.

It is the same highway where her beloved niece, Tamara Lynn Chipman, disappeared.

Stunt driver killed on movie set

VANCOUVER—A female stunt driver working on the movie “Deadpool 2” has died after witnesses say she appeared to lose control of a motorcycle before crashing into a window of a building in downtown Vancouver.

A crumpled motorcycle was seen laying on its side surrounded by broken glass a few metres from the smashed window of the Shaw Tower near the city's waterfront.