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Highway 1 in Kicking Horse Canyon now closed until Dec. 1

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A section of the Trans-Canada Highway through Kicking Horse Canyon has closed for upgrades that can't be done safely while regular traffic uses the road. Read More
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B.C. now has the lowest fertility rate in Canada. Home prices are (partly) to blame

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British Columbia now has the lowest fertility rate in Canada, according to new data, but the reasons behind the trend aren’t so straightforward. Read More
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Father's death brings to light 'failing' approach to crises in the DTES by police: Kash Heed

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The family of a man who died Monday morning after an encounter with Vancouver police wants to know why officers did not try to de-escalate the situation before shooting him several times with a bean bag gun. Read More
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Squid ink, mac-and-cheese and a riff on pho among PNE treats to try

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Most people aren't sure what awaits when they bite into a Korean corn dog infused with squid ink and mozzarella. Read More
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Arson suspected in four overnight Cloverdale brush fires: RCMP

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Police are investigating a rash of suspicious brush fires in the Cloverdale area overnight. Read More
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50 days ago
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Great Moments in Patents

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Ford has patented an augmented reality phone app to inform you that an autonomous murderbot has no intention of stopping at the crosswalk.

US11396271B2: System and method for communicating between autonomous vehicle and vulnerable road users:

The systems and methods disclosed herein are configured and/or programmed to allow communication between an autonomous vehicle (AV) and a vulnerable roadway user (VRU). The communication includes a mobile device display using augmented reality (AR).

A VRU may be, according to described embodiments, a pedestrian, bicyclist, individual mobility vehicle user (e.g., a motorcycle, scooter or the like), or another user that may be severely disadvantaged if involved in a collision with an AV or another vehicle. The VRU may, in some aspects, carry on their person and/or otherwise operate a mobile device instantiating an application configured and/or programmed to interact with nearby vehicles, receive map information, and provide information to the VRU that may assist the user in avoiding harmful collision events with the vehicles. Accordingly, the system described in the present disclosure may include the mobile device, which may be associated with the VRU, and adapted for communication with an AV or other vehicle configured and/or programmed to work with the AR systems described herein as the VRU utilizes roadways and sidewalks the same as or proximate to the vehicles.

VRU, new robot euphemism for "bloodbag" or "meatsack".

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“avoiding harmful collision events”
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