Friday, November 6, 2015

CBC building evacuated after ‘military artifact’ found

About 2000 people are now allowed to enter the Centre for Broadcasting Centre (CBC) Building after police called for an evacuation after a “military artifact” was located, Toronto Police say, the Star reports.
CBC News says that the military artifact was found in a shipment of objects donated to CBC Archives. Sergeant Martin Vandall said that the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN) technicians are investigating the artifact.
Trevor Trotter, Toronto Fire chief, says that while the CBC was doing inventory work in their archives, they found the artifact. It was full of rubber and a “prop”. A CBRN technician told The Star that the artifact is not active but, it would have been active once in the 1980s.

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