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Military plane lands at Comox air force base after experiencing mechanical trouble

Flight safety personnel from the Royal Canadian Air Force are investigating after an incident occurred involving a CP-140 Aurora aircraft out of Comox, B.C., on Wednesday afternoon. According to Captain Brad Little at 19 Wing Comox, the flight crew of the Aurora noticed they had a possible malfunction in one of their four engines shortly before 1:30 p.m.

A CP-140 Aurora aircraft is shown. (File Photo)

B.C. tourism minister resigns due to 'pressing and urgent personal matters'

British Columbia's tourism minister has resigned from cabinet and gone on medical leave effective immediately, the premier announced Wednesday. In a brief statement, John Horgan said Minister of Tourism, Art, Culture and Sport Melanie Mark "advised me of her decision to resign her cabinet portfolio and go on medical leave to focus on pressing and urgent personal matters."

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WATCH LIVE | Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida as Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida near Cayo Costa on Wednesday as a catastrophic Category 4 storm. About 2.5 million people were ordered to evacuate southwest Florida before the storm hit the coast with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph (241 km/h).

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Ian becomes ‘life-threatening’ Category 4 hurricane

National Hurricane Center’s Joel Cline on Hurricane Ian becoming a Category 4 hurricane while it remains along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

National Hurricane Center’s Joel Cline on Hurricane Ian becoming a Category 4 hurricane while it remains along Florida’s Gulf Coast.