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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Archaeologist discusses burial moundIn the first program in the 2016 Blennerhassett Winter Lecture series, archaeol
Archaeologist discusses burial mound
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 minutes ago
In the first program in the 2016 Blennerhassett Winter Lecture series, archaeologist Andrea Keller discussed the history and interesting points of the mound. Prehistoric Native Americans who were members of a culture known today as the Adena people... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Jobs versus the environment? Those wedge politics just don’t workPoliticians of all stripes have resorted to the same tactic: When environmental
Jobs versus the environment? Those wedge politics just don’t work
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 minutes ago
Politicians of all stripes have resorted to the same tactic: When environmentalists oppose resource development, accuse them of trying to kill jobs for good working folk. In 1997, conservationists launched a global boycott of B.C. forest products in... Read more
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Everett Herald
Everett captain Dawson Leedahl to miss four-to-six weeksPublished: Sunday, February 7, 2016, 8:30 p.m. The Everett Silvertips learne
Everett captain Dawson Leedahl to miss four-to-six weeks
Everett Herald / Posted 59 minutes ago
Published: Sunday, February 7, 2016, 8:30 p.m. The Everett Silvertips learned Sunday that captain Dawson Leedahl will be out four-to-six weeks after suffering a hand injury during Saturday’s... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Stampeders hope they're close to deal with Jerome MessamClose only counts when it comes to horseshoes and hand grenades. Being in the
Calgary Stampeders hope they're close to deal with Jerome Messam
Calgary Sun / Posted an hour ago
Close only counts when it comes to horseshoes and hand grenades. Being in the vicinity, oftentimes, does not get contracts done in CFL free agency. The Calgary Stampeders and prized free-agent running back Jerome Messam, according to sources, are... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Dinos star Mercer Timmis watching where CFL running backs landYou don’t need to give Mercer Timmis a lesson on the machinations of the Canadi
Calgary Dinos star Mercer Timmis watching where CFL running backs land
Calgary Sun / Posted an hour ago
You don’t need to give Mercer Timmis a lesson on the machinations of the Canadian Football League ratio. He already knows. If you have one Canadian running back, you need two. Ideally, maybe even three. That has the University of Calgary Dinos... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver-area home flipping leads to call for inquiryA real estate technique in which Vancouver-area properties flip one or more tim
Vancouver-area home flipping leads to call for inquiry
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
A real estate technique in which Vancouver-area properties flip one or more times before a deal closes – bringing profits for speculators but higher prices for buyers – is sparking calls for a public inquiry. Vancouver MLA David Eby is demanding... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sex workers leaving the industry find ‘there’s no escape’ from stigma of pastWhen Cheryl’s manager discovered the 38-year-old used to work in the sex trade,
Sex workers leaving the industry find ‘there’s no escape’ from stigma of past
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
When Cheryl’s manager discovered the 38-year-old used to work in the sex trade, she says he joked that a name plate on her desk read “pubic relations.” Kayla, 61, was in a new job too when she says a police officer informed a colleague she had... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary’s Nash Restaurant & Off Cut Bar chef takes silver medal at Canadian Culinary ChampionshipsCalgary’s own Matthew Batey walked away from the Canadian Culinary Championship
Calgary’s Nash Restaurant & Off Cut Bar chef takes silver medal at Canadian Culinary Championships
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
Calgary’s own Matthew Batey walked away from the Canadian Culinary Championships proud. The Nash Restaurant & Off Cut Bar chef took the silver medal with him from the competition, which was held Feb. 5 and 6 in Kelowna, B.C. Chefs in the event,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Time-delay safes seem to deter thefts of narcotics in B.C. pharmaciesThe theft of narcotics such as oxycodone, fentanyl and codeine from British Col
Time-delay safes seem to deter thefts of narcotics in B.C. pharmacies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
The theft of narcotics such as oxycodone, fentanyl and codeine from British Columbia pharmacies has dropped significantly since the province became the first jurisdiction in Canada to mandate time-delay safes. There have been only five pharmacy... Read more
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BC Local News
Aboriginal cultural centre proposed for Nanaimo's Beban ParkAboriginals of all nations could have their first cultural space to gather – a
Aboriginal cultural centre proposed for Nanaimo's Beban Park
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
Aboriginals of all nations could have their first cultural space to gather – a colossal new centre proposed for Nanaimo’s Beban Park. The vision is to build the Indigenous Peoples Place of Culture, a 42,000-square-foot centre with licenced... Read more
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TSN
Howard earns record 16th Brier berthBRANTFORD, Ont. - Four-time Brier champion Glen Howard will be making his recor
Howard earns record 16th Brier berth
TSN / Posted 4 hours ago
BRANTFORD, Ont. - Four-time Brier champion Glen Howard will be making his record 16th appearance at next month's Canadian men's curling championship after winning the Ontario provincial title on Sunday. Howard booked his spot in the Brier with an... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Hamelin, St-Gelais a winning speed-skating couple in GermanyCharles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais plan to say their marriage vows in the s
Hamelin, St-Gelais a winning speed-skating couple in Germany
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
Charles Hamelin and Marianne St-Gelais plan to say their marriage vows in the summer of 2018 and pledge to be there for one another in sickness and health — in good times and bad. But speed-skating’s power couple already knows how to balance... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Aboriginal cultural centre proposed for Nanaimo's Beban ParkAboriginals of all nations could have their first cultural space to gather – a
Aboriginal cultural centre proposed for Nanaimo's Beban Park
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Aboriginals of all nations could have their first cultural space to gather – a colossal new centre proposed for Nanaimo’s Beban Park. The vision is to build the Indigenous Peoples Place of Culture, a 42,000-square-foot centre with licenced... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘Sobering centre’ planned in Vancouver years after inquiryHealth officials in Vancouver are planning a new “sobering centre” seven years
‘Sobering centre’ planned in Vancouver years after inquiry
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Health officials in Vancouver are planning a new “sobering centre” seven years after it was recommended by an inquiry into the death of a severely intoxicated homeless man, but some advocates and family members say it still falls short. Vancouver... Read more
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CTV News
Toddler found dead in B.C. pondA two-year-old girl has died after she was pulled from a shallow pond in rural
Toddler found dead in B.C. pond
CTV News / Posted 7 hours ago
A two-year-old girl has died after she was pulled from a shallow pond in rural British Columbia. CTV Vancouver reports that the little girl was last seen Saturday afternoon playing with other children on a large, five-acre property in Langley, B.C..... Read more
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Kincardine News
Great Backyard Bird Count starts FridayThe Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Fri
Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday
Kincardine News / Posted 7 hours ago
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Friday and could use your help. It's the 19th year for the count, which gathers and reports information at birdcount.org. The count will “help scientists track changes in... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Great Backyard Bird Count starts FridayThe Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Fri
Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 8 hours ago
The Great Backyard Bird Count, a worldwide citizen-science project – starts Friday and could use your help. It's the 19th year for the count, which gathers and reports information at birdcount.org. The count will “help scientists track changes in... Read more
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Toronto Star
Kayla had a new job and life — until a cop exposed her sex worker pastThe women, whose names were changed in the study to protect their identities, r
Kayla had a new job and life — until a cop exposed her sex worker past
Toronto Star / Posted 11 hours ago
The women, whose names were changed in the study to protect their identities, reported challenges from name calling to violence, identifying the stigma they faced as the most challenging barrier to leaving the sex trade, said researcher Raven Bowen,... Read more
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CTV News
Pipeline review changes won't stall B.C.'s LNG 'dream': ClarkRecent changes to the Canadian pipeline review process won't slow down British
Pipeline review changes won't stall B.C.'s LNG 'dream': Clark
CTV News / Posted 13 hours ago
Recent changes to the Canadian pipeline review process won't slow down British Columbia's liquefied natural gas push, according to Premier Christy Clark. After meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday, Clark said the province is... Read more
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BC Local News
Rockets edge Hitmen in shootoutThe Kelowna Rockets defeated the Calgary Hitmen 3-2 in a shootout in WHL action
Rockets edge Hitmen in shootout
BC Local News / Posted 13 hours ago
The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Calgary Hitmen 3-2 in a shootout in WHL action on Saturday night at Prospera Place. Michael Herringer stopped all three Calgary shooters and Justin Kirkland scored in the shootout for Kelowna to give the Rockets the... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Drycleaner cuts footprint“Here. Smell anything?” John Heighington swings open the glass-faced door of t
Drycleaner cuts footprint
Terrace Standard / Posted 13 hours ago
“Here. Smell anything?” John Heighington swings open the glass-faced door of the drycleaning machine right after it has finished a cleaning cycle. Other than the sensation of heat, nothing. Particularly not that faintly-chemical smell familiar to... Read more
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CBC.ca
Family mourning ceremony held for B.C.'s murdered and missing indigenous womenWith hundreds of indigenous girls and women murdered or missing across Canada,
Family mourning ceremony held for B.C.'s murdered and missing indigenous women
CBC.ca / Posted 14 hours ago
With hundreds of indigenous girls and women murdered or missing across Canada, the families of victims in B.C. held a mourning ceremony in Prince George. The B.C government invited family members of victims to a three-day, private gathering there... Read more
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CBC.ca
Atelier chef wins gold at national culinary championshipsAn Ottawa chef has become the first two-time winner of a prestigious national c
Atelier chef wins gold at national culinary championships
CBC.ca / Posted 14 hours ago
An Ottawa chef has become the first two-time winner of a prestigious national culinary competition. Marc Lepine, the head chef at Atelier, won gold Saturday night at the Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, B.C. Lepine beat 10 other chefs... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Country's flag evokes pride and memoriesOur Canadian flag turns 51 this month on Feb. 15 and the anniversary of its bir
Country's flag evokes pride and memories
Terrace Standard / Posted 14 hours ago
Our Canadian flag turns 51 this month on Feb. 15 and the anniversary of its birth brings back memories. It was not an uncontroversial or quiet arrival. As some critics of the new flag commented subsequently, the only ones who fought under that flag... Read more
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CTV News
Stigma worst barrier for sex workers leaving the industry, study findsVANCOUVER -- When Cheryl's manager discovered the 38-year-old used to work in t
Stigma worst barrier for sex workers leaving the industry, study finds
CTV News / Posted 15 hours ago
VANCOUVER -- When Cheryl's manager discovered the 38-year-old used to work in the sex trade, she says he joked that a name plate on her desk read "pubic relations." Kayla, 61, was in a new job too when she says a police officer informed a colleague... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trudeau versus Nenshi, Obhrai versus O'Leary and other headbutts on the Hill this weekOTTAWA - Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi seemed none too impressed with Prime Minis
Trudeau versus Nenshi, Obhrai versus O'Leary and other headbutts on the Hill this week
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
OTTAWA - Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi seemed none too impressed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps. Trudeau told the Davos crowd of billionaires, movie stars and celebrity politicians that while... Read more
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CTV News
Vancouver officials plan 'sobering centre' years after man's death, inquiryVANCOUVER -- Health officials in Vancouver are planning a new "sobering centre"
Vancouver officials plan 'sobering centre' years after man's death, inquiry
CTV News / Posted 16 hours ago
VANCOUVER -- Health officials in Vancouver are planning a new "sobering centre" seven years after it was recommended by an inquiry into the death of a severely intoxicated homeless man, but some advocates and family members say it still falls... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Village drivers ignore seat beltsA significant number of Lumby and area residents are failing to buckle up. A t
Village drivers ignore seat belts
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 20 hours ago
A significant number of Lumby and area residents are failing to buckle up. A three-hour watch by RCMP at the four-way stop in Lumby revealed more than 78 seatbelt violations. “We’re in 2016 and I’m pretty sure B.C. has had seatbelt laws for 30... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Student support lackingWhile the Vernon School District has good support in place for students struggl
Student support lacking
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 20 hours ago
While the Vernon School District has good support in place for students struggling with mental health issues, it is stretched to capacity. “If I were giving the district a grade, it would be in the C range,” said Truman Spring, director of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mummies unwrappedSAN JOSE, Calif. -- Great, this is all I need -- another pointless and wholly i
Mummies unwrapped
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Great, this is all I need -- another pointless and wholly irrational fear. I was roaming the dimly lighted hallways of the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and Planetarium in downtown San Jose, marveling at the Moorish architecture,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
One of Canada's worst mass murders, the 1965 bombing of Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21, remains a mysteryThe bomb, possibly gunpowder or dynamite, detonated in the plane’s rear toilet.
One of Canada's worst mass murders, the 1965 bombing of Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21, remains a mystery
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
The bomb, possibly gunpowder or dynamite, detonated in the plane’s rear toilet. The blast, at 15,000 feet, ripped the tail off the Canadian Pacific DC-6, leaving the propeller-driven passenger plane to careen out of control to the ground below,... Read more
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Daily News
First anniversary of IndependenceReproduced from Ceylon Daily News of February 5, 1949 *Independence Column Fou
First anniversary of Independence
Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
Reproduced from Ceylon Daily News of February 5, 1949 *Independence Column Foundation Laid *Premier's Message *Need for Hard Work and Patriotic Duty The climax to Ceylon's first Independence anniversary celebrations was reached yesterday evening... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Another early lead helps Wheat Kings beat TigersNolan Patrick scored twice as the Brandon Wheat Kings built up a big first peri
Another early lead helps Wheat Kings beat Tigers
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Nolan Patrick scored twice as the Brandon Wheat Kings built up a big first period lead for the second night in a row, beating the Medicine Hat Tigers 6-2 at Westman Place on Saturday. On Friday, the Wheat Kings raced out to a 4-0 lead as they beat... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Canada beats Uruguay 33-17 to open 2016 Americas Rugby ChampionshipLANGLEY, B.C. - Dan Moor scored two tries as Canada opened the 2016 Americas Ru
Canada beats Uruguay 33-17 to open 2016 Americas Rugby Championship
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
LANGLEY, B.C. - Dan Moor scored two tries as Canada opened the 2016 Americas Rugby Championship with a 33-17 victory over Uruguay on Saturday. Phil Mackenzie, Nick Blevins and Alistair Clark also had tries as the Canadians opened up a 19-0 lead just... Read more
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Calgary Sun
A former priest at the Edmonton Youth Development Centre has been accused of sexually assaulting five teens between 1985 and 1989An Anglican priest is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly molesting a
A former priest at the Edmonton Youth Development Centre has been accused of sexually assaulting five teens between 1985 and 1989
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
An Anglican priest is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly molesting at least five teen boys at the Edmonton Youth Development Centre in the 1980s. Edmonton police say two victims came forward in September telling police that they had been... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Coach's Corner: Leafs 'dummy defencemen' didn't help ReimerHis .932 save percentage was best in the NHL among goalies with at least 22 app
Coach's Corner: Leafs 'dummy defencemen' didn't help Reimer
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
His .932 save percentage was best in the NHL among goalies with at least 22 appearances. It was clearly not Reimer’s night, but Don Cherry blamed the goals on poor decisions from the “dummy defencemen” on the Maple Leafs. “You’re taught this in... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Town News: Locals discount card fails to get tractionTELLURIDE, Colo. – Shouldn’t ski town residents get discounts for being locals?
Mountain Town News: Locals discount card fails to get traction
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
TELLURIDE, Colo. – Shouldn’t ski town residents get discounts for being locals? Wages tend to be low, rent high, and, come March, tempers short. Many businesses do give out discounts for local residents. But merchants, restaurateurs, and other... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Year of the Monkey: Kung fu, predictions of fire, diseaseBEIJING — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zo
Year of the Monkey: Kung fu, predictions of fire, disease
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
BEIJING — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments... Read more
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CTV News
Priest faces sex charges over allegations dating back to the 1980sEDMONTON -- An Anglican priest faces sex related charges stemming from allegati
Priest faces sex charges over allegations dating back to the 1980s
CTV News / Posted yesterday
EDMONTON -- An Anglican priest faces sex related charges stemming from allegations dating from when he worked at a youth jail in Edmonton in the 1980s. Police say Gordon William Dominey, 63, is accused of sexually assaulting five youths when he... Read more
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Yahoo News
Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome? Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz is a New York Times best-selling nonfiction writer a
Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz is a New York Times best-selling nonfiction writer and poet, and the author of "Dr. Mütter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Dozens of refugees set to arrive in Abbotsford by end of monthBetween 20 and 25 refugee families from Syria are expected to arrive in Abbotsf
Dozens of refugees set to arrive in Abbotsford by end of month
Abbotsford News / Posted yesterday
Between 20 and 25 refugee families from Syria are expected to arrive in Abbotsford by the end of the month. The refugees will be sponsored by the federal government, and there is “tremendous energy” from locals laying the groundwork for their... Read more
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BC Local News
Dozens of refugees set to arrive in Abbotsford by end of monthBetween 20 and 25 refugee families from Syria are expected to arrive in Abbotsf
Dozens of refugees set to arrive in Abbotsford by end of month
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Between 20 and 25 refugee families from Syria are expected to arrive in Abbotsford by the end of the month. The refugees will be sponsored by the federal government, and there is “tremendous energy” from locals laying the groundwork for their... Read more
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MLive.com
Year of the Monkey inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, diseaseBEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, t
Year of the Monkey inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, disease
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
BEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Brandonite vies for cooking crownAccountant Jacqueline Clark, formerly of Brandon, made it to the Top 40 in Seas
Brandonite vies for cooking crown
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Accountant Jacqueline Clark, formerly of Brandon, made it to the Top 40 in Season 3 of MasterChef Canada. (COURTESY CTV) Growing up in Brandon, home-cooked meals were a must in Jacqueline Clark’s home. As she watched her father cook and garden, a... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Photos: Meet the Kamloops Blazers' most dedicated fanNext time you’re at a Kamloops Blazers game, head to the east end of the rink —
Photos: Meet the Kamloops Blazers' most dedicated fan
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
Next time you’re at a Kamloops Blazers game, head to the east end of the rink — that’s where you’ll find over two decades worth of hockey pride and handiwork by Duane Torgunrud. The 81-year-old retired oil refinery worker has been a dedicated fan of... Read more
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BC Local News
Metchosin supports stopping old-growth loggingWhile it's not quite a New Years resolution, Metchosin resolved to prevent any
Metchosin supports stopping old-growth logging
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
While it's not quite a New Years resolution, Metchosin resolved to prevent any more logging of old-growth forest on provincial Crown Land on Vancouver Island. The resolution will see a letter go to the Association of Vancouver Island Coastal... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Metchosin supports stopping old-growth loggingWhile it's not quite a New Years resolution, Metchosin resolved to prevent any
Metchosin supports stopping old-growth logging
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted yesterday
While it's not quite a New Years resolution, Metchosin resolved to prevent any more logging of old-growth forest on provincial Crown Land on Vancouver Island. The resolution will see a letter go to the Association of Vancouver Island Coastal... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Racism, legal inequality key issues in murdered and missing inquiry, victims’ families sayRacism in police forces and an “uneven application of justice” must be addresse
Racism, legal inequality key issues in murdered and missing inquiry, victims’ families say
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Racism in police forces and an “uneven application of justice” must be addressed as part of the public inquiry into Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women, victims’ families told federal ministers at a closed-door consultation in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. artifacts could rewrite history of Spanish presence in North AmericaLong before Captain James Cook sailed along the West Coast in 1778, laying the
B.C. artifacts could rewrite history of Spanish presence in North America
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Long before Captain James Cook sailed along the West Coast in 1778, laying the foundation for England’s claim to what is now British Columbia, Spanish explorers were attacked and killed by natives in the Okanagan Valley. That is the legend, at... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Monkey Year inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, diseaseBeijing: The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zod
Monkey Year inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, disease
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Beijing: The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey - the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments... Read more
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