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The B-C Corrections branch is issuing a warning about the release of Kayla Bourque.
Bourque is considered a high risk violent offender.
She plans on living in Vancouver.
Authorities say Bourque has an "escalating criminal history", she has offended violently against people and has tortured animals.
Corrections says she is to be closely monitored by authorities and must abide by no less than 46 court-ordered conditions.
Among them, she has to stay away from parks, animals, children and social networking sites.
Bourque is 23 years old, five feet four inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, is slender with brown eyes and black hair.