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Suspicious white powder turned out to be harmless

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- A letter containing
suspicious white powder triggered a quarantine for several hours at
GM Place, home of the Vancouver Canucks. The substance was later
determined to be not harmful.

Police say the contents of the package leaked onto a desk when
opened by Orca Bay staff Monday. None of the seven employees
exposed to the material became ill.

The letter referred to Canucks star Todd Bertuzzi, although no
other details were released. Bertuzzi was suspended and reinstated
by the NHL for his on-ice attack of Steve Moore in 2004. He played
for Canada at the Turin Olympics.

The Canucks were in Dallas on Monday night and lost their fourth
straight game.