B.C.: 15 bestselling books for the week of Sept. 11

Compiled by the Association of Book Publishers of B.C.
Emergency crews searching Thames River after reports a person was in the water
The London police and London Fire Department are involved in a joint search of the Thames River after reports that a person was in the water.
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Over 40 per cent of military sexual misconduct class action claims are from men: Eyre
Gen. Wayne Eyre said fixing the military's culture is vital because the world is "probably more dangerous now than it has been since the end of the Cold War."
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Canadian Country music stars excited for in-person 2021 CCMA Awards and performing live again
With vaccine rates at all-time highs and things starting to get back to normal, many of Canada’s country music stars are looking forward to celebrating the 2021 CCMAs in person.
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Laval, Que., bus drivers continue 2-day strike, leaving transit users without service
Laval bus drivers are holding a two-day strike. Transit users were left without any service on Saturday. They have been without a collective agreement for two and a half years.
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Quebec adopts new bill setting stage new special court for sexual assault victims
Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette has said the specialized court is needed because most victims of sexual assault and domestic violence don't report their abusers to police.
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B.C. closing highways as downpour begins in latest storm striking southern region
"The highway infrastructure in these areas is extremely vulnerable following recent storm events. More heavy rain in the forecast poses an additional risk," the Ministry said in a statement.
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City of Abbotsford to provide flooding update as more rain pounds region
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun will deliver the 2 p.m. briefing, supported by municipal emergency officials.
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Will COVID-19 booster shots protect against the Omicron variant? Experts undecided
South African scientists first identified the variant earlier this week after a sudden, exponential rise in cases in the country.
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Regina police use stun gun on allegedly knife-wielding suspect
Police say they attended the business on the 1100 block of Angus Street around 6 a.m. for a complaint of a man holding a knife and refusing to leave.
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City of Winnipeg moves to all electric golf carts
It will cost $50,000 to make the switch from gas to electric.
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Abbotsford mayor 'extremely concerned' about potential for flooding from U.S. this weekend
Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun says his city remains "extremely concerned" about the possibility of floodwaters from the United States arriving this weekend.
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Group looks to give unhoused people in Saint John a home for the holidays
Cathy Foote, affordable housing specialist with the Saint John Human Development Council, says the group is hoping to get 30 people housed by Christmas.
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Saskatchewan RCMP identify bodies found outside Prince Albert
Damien Penner, 19, and Terance Naytowhow, 34, both from Montreal Lake Cree Nation, have been identified as the two men found inside a vehicle outside Prince Albert.
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N.L. storm: Community offers sandwiches, coffee to stranded truckers
The mayor of Placentia, N.L., says some truckers had been stuck at a nearby ferry terminal for a few days without much to eat or drink.
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The Raptors aren’t sure what they’ve got at the NBA quarter mark. But they know what they need
At 9-11 heading into their longest homestand of the season, starting Sunday against the Celtics, the Raptors aren’t buried in the East — but the hole is being dug.
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B.C. Floods: Alberta Christian group drives massive disaster response trailer to Abbotsford to help with flood recovery
'We love what we do and to help people,' says Tammy Suitor, a disaster relief manager for Samaritan’s Purse.
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Cryptocurrency crooks target Vancouver Island residents, locals lose millions
The victims got dividends for a period of time, but their accounts were also drained.
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Should Canada revisit its booster strategy in the face of a new variant?
As the world reacts to the emergence of a new COVID-19 variant first detected in southern Africa, questions are being asked about what this means for the vaccine's effectiveness — and whether access to boosters should be expanded.
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Western Mustangs roll over St. FX in the Mitchell Bowl
A rushing attack that produced 469 yards paves the way for the Western Mustangs as they advanced to the 2021 Vanier Cup.
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2 killed, 18 injured after French convoy uses force on Niger protesters
The armoured vehicles and logistics trucks had crossed the border on Friday after being blocked in Burkina Faso for a week by demonstrations there.
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