Scientists announce through the "Nature" journal, the discovery of 13 deep-space fast radio bursts (FRBs), named FRB 180814, by the CHIME radio telescope in British Columbia, Canada.
A telescope picks up bursts of radio waves from a distant galaxy, shedding light on an astrophysical puzzle.
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The Canadian province of British Columbia begins a postal ballot to determine whether to maintain the current first-past-the-post voting system or switch to a form of proportional representation for their provincial elections.
A series of earthquakes, the largest registering 6.3, strike near Mosquito Lake, Alaska, near the Alaskan border with British Columbia, Canada. At least one office building and two schools were heavily damaged and evacuated in the Yukon.
The fossil of a new species of pterosaur is discovered on Hornby Island, British Columbia in Canada.
An avalanche near McBride in the Canadian province of British Columbia kills five people.
At least five people are dead, one missing, and 21 rescued, from a tour boat carrying 27 people that sinks west of Vargas Island, off the coast of Tofino on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The RCMP is responsible for the missing person now that the search has been called off.