CRD warns of toxic algae blooms in 3 local lakes

Ingesting water containing the blue-green algae may cause a range of symptoms, including headaches and abdominal pain in humans and can lead to lethal liver damage in dogs. August 3, 2016 (CTV Vancouver Island) Ingesting water containing the blue-green algae may cause a range of symptoms, including headaches and abdominal pain in humans and can lead to lethal liver damage in dogs. August 3, 2016 (CTV Vancouver Island)

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Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine, sees protests in Russia

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow, while hundreds of people were arrested in Russia for protesting a military mobilization order aimed at beefing up the country's troops in Ukraine.