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vancouver island

  • n  an island off southwestern Canada (off the southwestern coast of British Columbia); the largest island off the west coast of North America
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  • FBI closing in on Irish mafia boss Whitey Bulger?
    The feds have been blanketing Vancouver Island in British Columbia with photographs of the former Boston Irish mafia boss Bulger (80), and his girlfriend Catherine Greig (59). They are offering a $2 million reward.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Racing Pigeon Has Poor Sense Of Direction
    A pigeon that set out on what was to be a 600 mile race in Japan, lost his way and ended up landing 5,000 miles across the Pacific in Canada. When it was found on Vancouver Island, the bird was exhausted and very skinny.
    June 27, 2013 - NPR
  • Pigeon Makes Trans-Pacific Journey
    Talk about a bird that has something to flap about. A Canadian avian rescue organization says a Japanese racing pigeon made an unscheduled, trans-Pacific journey from the northern island of Hokkaido before landing in British Columbia’s Vancouver Island last week. The wayward bird was...        
    June 26, 2013 - ABC News

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