Octopus Attacks Mini-Sub

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  • Just-released video footage shows a giant octopus attacking a small remote-controlled submarine off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Salmon researchers working on the Brooks Peninsula were shocked last November when the octopus attacked their expensive and sensitive underwater equipment.CBC News

  • Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen says he's confident the B.C. government won't have to commit any more money to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, despite rising construction costs. Hansen, the provincial minister responsible for the Olympic preparations, says he's sure the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympics (VANOC) can manage any cost increases without compromising on facilities.CBC News

  • Twelve thousand health care professionals employed under the Health Sciences Association of B.C. have emerged from a three day bargaining conference in Vancouver.CKNW News

  • Australian prosecutors have decided not to proceed with a criminal case against the only suspect charged in connection with the death of a B.C. woman in 2004 – because a legal technicality prevents his extradition from New Zealand. Cynthia Ching, 29, of Richmond was backpacking through Australia in April 2004 when she took a job at a remote outback ranch near Alice Springs.CBC News

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