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Airdrie Echo
Cheerleaders earn sixth at world championshipssenior competition. Her aim is to make the national team in the next five year
Cheerleaders earn sixth at world championships
Airdrie Echo / Posted 27 minutes ago
senior competition. Her aim is to make the national team in the next five years in pairs or singles, and she hopes to take the first step towards that goal at Rowing Canada Aviron's National Rowing Championships in Burnaby, B.C., September 22 to... Read more
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BC Local News
Pitt Meadows among communities to set new temperature record Mondayis off to a scorching start, with sky-high temperatures Monday shattering recor
Pitt Meadows among communities to set new temperature record Monday
BC Local News / Posted 51 minutes ago
is off to a scorching start, with sky-high temperatures Monday shattering records in almost two dozen municipalities across B.C., including in Pitt Meadows, which hit a high of 30.3 degrees celsius. Chilliwack sizzled with a high of 29.9 that broke... Read more
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BC Local News
Vancouver Giants' move to Langley Events Centre comes to fruitionPacific Coliseum being used for the Winter Olympics. The LEC was home to the j
Vancouver Giants' move to Langley Events Centre comes to fruition
BC Local News / Posted 51 minutes ago
Pacific Coliseum being used for the Winter Olympics. The LEC was home to the junior A Langley Rivermen, who play in the B.C. Hockey League, but with the Giants relocating to Langley, the Rivermen will be moving to the George Preston Recreation... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Farm kid became a B.C. grocery legendHe was born during the winter of 1929 at the family farmhouse in Cloverdale and
Farm kid became a B.C. grocery legend
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 52 minutes ago
He was born during the winter of 1929 at the family farmhouse in Cloverdale and helped transform a modest, made-in-B.C. grocery store chain into a retail icon across western Canada. Clarence Heppell, who was president of Overwaitea from 1971 to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Sheila Dixon exploring legal challenge to election results for Baltimore mayorElections has been criticized by activists who alleged that some ballots went m
Sheila Dixon exploring legal challenge to election results for Baltimore mayor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 56 minutes ago
Elections has been criticized by activists who alleged that some ballots went missing and others were incorrect. Armstead B.C. Jones Sr., the city's elections director, dismissed the accusations, saying his staff carried out their duties... Read more
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BC Local News
Okanagan gymnasts perform in Lone Star state23.70, while Kirsty Marshall and Charli Hall also competing in level 7 came in
Okanagan gymnasts perform in Lone Star state
BC Local News / Posted an hour ago
23.70, while Kirsty Marshall and Charli Hall also competing in level 7 came in sixth with a score of 21.90. Coach Shawna Peters said she was proud of how the OGC athletes performed and the way they represented both B.C. and Canada at the competiti... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Fuel cell vs. battery power: which is better?of places to fill up with hydrogen. As I wrote last week, there’s just one sta
Fuel cell vs. battery power: which is better?
Wheels.ca / Posted 2 hours ago
of places to fill up with hydrogen. As I wrote last week, there’s just one station in Ontario: Canada’s only others are in B.C. And this province’s lone pump, for now, serves a single converted Hyundai Tucson. The number of U.S. hydrogen stations... Read more
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BC Local News
Prison term for carjacker from Langleya March 2, 2015, incident in Abbotsford, also while he was on bail. According
Prison term for carjacker from Langley
BC Local News / Posted 2 hours ago
a March 2, 2015, incident in Abbotsford, also while he was on bail. According to a pre-sentence report, Monaghan moved to B.C. from Alberta in 2014 and became involved with a bad crowd. His lawyer submitted Monaghan drank and used cocaine... Read more
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The Atlantic
In Praise of the Met Gala and the Honest Red CarpetThe red carpet as a concept stretches back, as far as we know today, to 458 B.C
In Praise of the Met Gala and the Honest Red Carpet
The Atlantic / Posted 3 hours ago
The red carpet as a concept stretches back, as far as we know today, to 458 B.C. In the Aeschylus play Agamemnon, the hero of the Trojan War returns home to find that his wife has rolled out a crimson carpet for him to walk upon—a visual celebration... Read more
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Op-Ed News
So Much Money In The Midst Of Broken Humanity -- The Control Of Money Is The Intrinsically Pernicious And Pestiferous Evworld with different definitions and understanding both righteous and crooked.
So Much Money In The Midst Of Broken Humanity -- The Control Of Money Is The Intrinsically Pernicious And Pestiferous Ev
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 hours ago
world with different definitions and understanding both righteous and crooked. Diogenes the Cynic Philosopher, 4th Century B.C. is very correct when he wrote that "Money is the mother city of all evil". To most moralists or Christians or Catholics... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Okanagan gymnasts peform in Lone Star state23.70, while Kirsty Marshall and Charli Hall also competing in level 7 came in
Okanagan gymnasts peform in Lone Star state
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 3 hours ago
23.70, while Kirsty Marshall and Charli Hall also competing in level 7 came in sixth with a score of 21.90. Coach Shawna Peters said she was proud of how the OGC athletes performed and the way they represented both B.C. and Canada at the competiti... Read more
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CTV News
Animal hall of fame dogs save owners from fire, heart attackduo made it safely outside but by the time firefighters arrived, fire had engul
Animal hall of fame dogs save owners from fire, heart attack
CTV News / Posted 3 hours ago
duo made it safely outside but by the time firefighters arrived, fire had engulfed the house. Other inductees include a B.C. Labrador retriever-Norwegian elkhound cross who kept a bear at bay when his owners went for a walk, a Toronto... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Oceanside RCMP constable honouredof Central Island RCMP Traffic Services were recognized last week for their eff
Oceanside RCMP constable honoured
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 hours ago
of Central Island RCMP Traffic Services were recognized last week for their efforts in removing impaired drivers from B.C.’s highways by being named to the 2015 Alexa’s Team. Cst. Blake Manchur, Cst. Tamara Aquilini and Cst. A.J. Obodzinski... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
New 5k course added to Oceanside Mother's Day 10kcourse as it winds along the beautiful oceanfront and through the trails at Rat
New 5k course added to Oceanside Mother's Day 10k
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 hours ago
course as it winds along the beautiful oceanfront and through the trails at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. This is a B.C. Athletics-certified course on what is a mostly flat loop on the road and good trail. This makes the event attractive for... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Driver takes flight over roundaboutOn April 29, just after midnight, the B.C. Ambulance Service, Qualicum Beach Fi
Driver takes flight over roundabout
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 hours ago
On April 29, just after midnight, the B.C. Ambulance Service, Qualicum Beach Fire Department and Oceanside RCMP were called to a report of a single vehicle collision on Memorial Avenue at the roundabout in Qualicum Beach. It was discovered that a... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
The NEWS keeps winning awardsIt’s awards season in the newspaper business and The NEWS is right in the thick
The NEWS keeps winning awards
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 hours ago
It’s awards season in the newspaper business and The NEWS is right in the thick of it. The B.C.-Yukon Community Newspaper Awards — the Ma Murrays — will be handed out May 7 at a gala in Richmond. Finalists were announced last month. The NEWS editor... Read more
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BC Local News
Driver takes flight over roundaboutOn April 29, just after midnight, the B.C. Ambulance Service, Qualicum Beach Fi
Driver takes flight over roundabout
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
On April 29, just after midnight, the B.C. Ambulance Service, Qualicum Beach Fire Department and Oceanside RCMP were called to a report of a single vehicle collision on Memorial Avenue at the roundabout in Qualicum Beach. It was discovered that a... Read more
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BC Local News
The NEWS keeps winning awardsIt’s awards season in the newspaper business and The NEWS is right in the thick
The NEWS keeps winning awards
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
It’s awards season in the newspaper business and The NEWS is right in the thick of it. The B.C.-Yukon Community Newspaper Awards — the Ma Murrays — will be handed out May 7 at a gala in Richmond. Finalists were announced last month. The NEWS editor... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Health & Community Impacts: Kamloops Delegation Learns Hard Lessons from Malartic Open Pit MineNation (SSN) is hosting its first days of community hearings on the controversi
Health & Community Impacts: Kamloops Delegation Learns Hard Lessons from Malartic Open Pit Mine
CommonDreams.org / Posted 4 hours ago
Nation (SSN) is hosting its first days of community hearings on the controversial Ajax open pit mine project near Kamloops, B.C., municipal representatives are touring across the other end of the country, in Ontario and Quebec, learning some hard... Read more
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The Tyee
Christy Clark Should Share the Wealththat's simply not enough money to get by on. So the BC Liberal Party gives her
Christy Clark Should Share the Wealth
The Tyee / Posted 4 hours ago
that's simply not enough money to get by on. So the BC Liberal Party gives her another $50,000. This latest revelation in B.C.'s world of pay-for-play politics has been widely condemned, but the BC Liberals still refuse to ban corporate or union... Read more
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The Tyee
That Time Vancouver Led the World in Housing Insightbe recaptured for the benefit of society as a whole." Those issues continue to
That Time Vancouver Led the World in Housing Insight
The Tyee / Posted 4 hours ago
be recaptured for the benefit of society as a whole." Those issues continue to haunt the city of Vancouver and the Lower B.C. mainland four decades on. A sense of frustration with existing housing policy has replaced what Gurstein and others... Read more
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CTV News
Molson Coors beats expectations as net profit nearly doublesReuters. Results were helped by volume growth and lower costs, along with a $1
Molson Coors beats expectations as net profit nearly doubles
CTV News / Posted 4 hours ago
Reuters. Results were helped by volume growth and lower costs, along with a $110.4 million gain from the sale of the B.C. brewery. In Canada, its adjusted pretax income excluding the Vancouver brewery sale increased 20.7 per cent to $37.3... Read more
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CBC.ca
'We struggle still': Syrian refugees turn to food banks as they wrestle with high cost of livingpurchased more protein. We've purchased more formula for our baby program."Spon
'We struggle still': Syrian refugees turn to food banks as they wrestle with high cost of living
CBC.ca / Posted 4 hours ago
purchased more protein. We've purchased more formula for our baby program."Sponsors struggle, too From Nova Scotia to B.C., food bank officials say they aren't surprised Syrian refugees need help. But few expected so many refugees to be... Read more
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BC Local News
Baker musicians hit the heights at major festivalmusic adjudicators on the continent — more than 4,000 musicians all told. Cant
Baker musicians hit the heights at major festival
BC Local News / Posted 4 hours ago
music adjudicators on the continent — more than 4,000 musicians all told. Cantando Festivals, held in Edmonton, Sun Peaks, B.C. and Whistler (the biggest one) are non-competitive festivals designed for North American school wind ensembles, concert... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament's panel says 'unhappy' over delay in Rafale deal - newkerala.com #58383(fighter aircraft) could not be taken to a logical end." The panel is headed b
Parliament's panel says 'unhappy' over delay in Rafale deal - newkerala.com #58383
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
(fighter aircraft) could not be taken to a logical end." The panel is headed by Bharatiya Janata Party's Major General B.C. Khanduri (retd). According to the report, the government told the committee that the initial deal for the sale of 126... Read more
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Raw Story
The one Trump comparison you haven’t heard yet — Alcibiadeswho are fortunate show contempt toward those who are unfortunate, and that’s th
The one Trump comparison you haven’t heard yet — Alcibiades
Raw Story / Posted 5 hours ago
who are fortunate show contempt toward those who are unfortunate, and that’s the way it is.”An important debate In 415 B.C., the Athenian democracy had a momentous decision before them. They were debating whether to invade and conquer Sicily,... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Making Memories Matterat Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Club on May 1. Rykuiter walked in memory of he
Making Memories Matter
Surrey Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
at Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Club on May 1. Rykuiter walked in memory of her husband Joe, who had Alzheimer's disease. A possibly record-setting 400 volunteers and supporters took part in the walk, a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Nepal expels Canadian over social-media criticismpro-Madhesi website. “He made a lot of people upset.” According to his social
Nepal expels Canadian over social-media criticism
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
pro-Madhesi website. “He made a lot of people upset.” According to his social media posts, Mr. Penner is a former Kelowna, B.C., resident who first visited Nepal a decade ago and has been living in the Kathmandu area for the past four years,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canada's top rugby players stuck alternating between 2 sports(Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) Vancouver hosted Canada's inaugural men's sevens
Canada's top rugby players stuck alternating between 2 sports
CBC.ca / Posted 6 hours ago
(Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) Vancouver hosted Canada's inaugural men's sevens event on March 12-13, while Langford, B.C., hosted the women's series for the second year in a row. According to Bill Cooper, the CEO of Canada Sevens, these... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Editorial: City tangled in web woesabout certain personal attacks on staff members and is seeking to protect its e
Editorial: City tangled in web woes
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 7 hours ago
about certain personal attacks on staff members and is seeking to protect its employees, which it says is a WorkSafe B.C. requirement. The letters could be a proactive measure to safeguard the city – and therefore, taxpayers – from litigation... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Trade deal bypasses Canada’s dairy standardsrGBH) from across the border in the production of ‘Canadian’ cheeses. This remi
Trade deal bypasses Canada’s dairy standards
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 8 hours ago
rGBH) from across the border in the production of ‘Canadian’ cheeses. This reminded me of the phone calls I made to two B.C. cheese makers in 2008. I was told that only the cheddar and mozzarella cheeses from those companies could be guaranteed... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. lowers film tax credit to 28 per centpoint of view of fairness to other sectors in the economy," said de Jong. He s
B.C. lowers film tax credit to 28 per cent
CTV News / Posted 8 hours ago
point of view of fairness to other sectors in the economy," said de Jong. He said the cut will not harm the industry in B.C. "There are still extremely good days ahead for the film and television production sector in B.C.," said de Jong. In... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Millennial breaks payday loan cycle: “It was a struggle, I’m not going to lie.”paid off her payday loans and has a new attitude about money after seeking advi
Millennial breaks payday loan cycle: “It was a struggle, I’m not going to lie.”
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
paid off her payday loans and has a new attitude about money after seeking advice from the Credit Counselling Society in B.C. “It was a struggle, I’m not going to lie,” she says. It required a major change in lifestyle, including a dramatic... Read more
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CBC.ca
RCMP settles long-running sexual harassment case with former spokeswomanfiled a civil suit against four officers, an RCMP doctor, the Attorney General
RCMP settles long-running sexual harassment case with former spokeswoman
CBC.ca / Posted 10 hours ago
filed a civil suit against four officers, an RCMP doctor, the Attorney General of Canada, which oversees the RCMP, and B.C.'s justice minister ​Galliford was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after what she said were years of... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. teen who killed Reena Virk asks for paroleABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A British Columbia woman who murdered 14-year-old schoolgirl
B.C. teen who killed Reena Virk asks for parole
CTV News / Posted 11 hours ago
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A British Columbia woman who murdered 14-year-old schoolgirl Reena Virk near a Victoria-area bridge in 1997 is asking for release from prison. Kelly Ellard is seeking day parole in her first bid for some freedom since the Supreme... Read more
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The Sault Star
Thunderbirds expect difficult early testUrbani, named the OJHL playoff MVP, is certainly one of his team's best players
Thunderbirds expect difficult early test
The Sault Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Urbani, named the OJHL playoff MVP, is certainly one of his team's best players. The 20-year-old native of Coquitlam, B.C., posted a 1.69 goals against average, a saves percentage of .930 and five shutouts in 40 regular season games. Urbani... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
When you’re losing thousands of dollars a minute, who you gonna call?“we can actually get into real trouble,” says Mr. Geraghty, who is foundry mana
When you’re losing thousands of dollars a minute, who you gonna call?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
“we can actually get into real trouble,” says Mr. Geraghty, who is foundry manager at Robar Industries Ltd., a Surrey, B.C., manufacturer of pipe products and castings. That’s where Neutron Factory Works Inc. comes in. Its staff of roughly 40... Read more
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Business Wire
Women of the Natural Resource Sector to Share Stories of Success and Inspiration at SheTalks Resourcesand authentic stories not speeches. SheTalks Resources, powered by Resource Wo
Women of the Natural Resource Sector to Share Stories of Success and Inspiration at SheTalks Resources
Business Wire / Posted 15 hours ago
and authentic stories not speeches. SheTalks Resources, powered by Resource Works, will highlight the stories of women in B.C.’s natural resource sector. It will showcase how women are leading the way in ensuring resource development is taking... Read more
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examiner.com
Fascinating Foam Lakethe conductor of a major Canadian symphony orchestra, and as of this writing sh
Fascinating Foam Lake
examiner.com / Posted 18 hours ago
the conductor of a major Canadian symphony orchestra, and as of this writing she is the Music Director for the Victoria (B.C.) Symphony. She has held this post since 2003. Okay, here’s the big reveal. All of these people, along with travel... Read more
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CBC.ca
RCMP changes application process to fill 'gap' left by attrition and fewer recruitsmeet our gaps. So that's why we changed the process." The new recruitment proc
RCMP changes application process to fill 'gap' left by attrition and fewer recruits
CBC.ca / Posted 18 hours ago
meet our gaps. So that's why we changed the process." The new recruitment process would also allow new RCMP graduates from B.C. and the Prairies to remain in their home provinces for their first posting, which is where there is the greatest need... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Anger over Sundre dad's impaired driving-related crashdecided to gamble with a belly full of booze and the wheel of a car. RCMP say
Anger over Sundre dad's impaired driving-related crash
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
decided to gamble with a belly full of booze and the wheel of a car. RCMP say Sean Terrance Letwin, 30, of Beaverdell, B.C., crossed the centre line with his eastbound car and collided with Yonza’s bike on Hwy. 27, about 15 km east of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jean blasts NDP on fentanylof dragging its feet on a plan to stem the hundreds of deaths from the drug and
Jean blasts NDP on fentanyl
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
of dragging its feet on a plan to stem the hundreds of deaths from the drug and questioned why Alberta doesn’t follow B.C’s lead in declaring a state of emergency. “A state of emergency in B.C. means that they are able to collect real-time... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Volleyball club players hone game at Islandstop U16 volleyball players had one more major tournament to get their game in o
Volleyball club players hone game at Islands
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 19 hours ago
top U16 volleyball players had one more major tournament to get their game in order prior to provincials. Volleyball B.C.’s Vancouver Island U16 club championships were held Sunday at Vancouver Island University gym. The Mariners Volleyball... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Honour House provides refugestress disorder. Honour House was built with nearly $2 million in in-kind dona
Honour House provides refuge
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 19 hours ago
stress disorder. Honour House was built with nearly $2 million in in-kind donations, materials and labour from the B.C. Construction Association and a low-interest loan from B.C. Housing. “It’s for any kind of treatment,” Armstrong said.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pacific NorthWest hopes B.C. LNG project in final stages before approvalto file more information, such as the construction work schedule for a suspensi
Pacific NorthWest hopes B.C. LNG project in final stages before approval
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
to file more information, such as the construction work schedule for a suspension bridge and pier in northwestern B.C. Those two structures spanning 2.7 kilometres would connect a dock in the ocean with the planned LNG terminal on Lelu... Read more
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BC Local News
Backs punish former team in B.C. women’s rugby finalonce the Castaway Wanderers got their running game going, they were virtually a
Backs punish former team in B.C. women’s rugby final
BC Local News / Posted 19 hours ago
once the Castaway Wanderers got their running game going, they were virtually an unstoppable force. The fledgling Rugby B.C. premier women’s division side outgunned the defending provincial champion Westshore Valkyries, overcoming the latter’s... Read more
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Oak Bay News
CW women crowned B.C. champsCastaway Wanderers got their running game going, they were virtually an unstopp
CW women crowned B.C. champs
Oak Bay News / Posted 19 hours ago
Castaway Wanderers got their running game going, they were virtually an unstoppable force Saturday. The fledgling Rugby B.C. premier women’s division side outgunned the defending provincial champion Westshore Valkyries, overcoming the latter’s... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Backs punish former team in B.C. women’s rugby finalonce the Castaway Wanderers got their running game going, they were virtually a
Backs punish former team in B.C. women’s rugby final
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
once the Castaway Wanderers got their running game going, they were virtually an unstoppable force. The fledgling Rugby B.C. premier women’s division side outgunned the defending provincial champion Westshore Valkyries, overcoming the latter’s... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The First Casualty Is TruthSubmitted by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, In the fifth century B.C.,
The First Casualty Is Truth
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 hours ago
Submitted by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, In the fifth century B.C., Greek dramatist Aeschylus said, “In war, truth is the first casualty.” Quite so. Whenever national leaders decide to go on the warpath for the sake of their own ambition... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Vancouver bylaws close 22 pot shops, but many owners vow to fight rulessaid five of his six stores were ticketed on Saturday and he plans to dispute t
Vancouver bylaws close 22 pot shops, but many owners vow to fight rules
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
said five of his six stores were ticketed on Saturday and he plans to dispute the fines. Chuck Varabioff of the B.C. Pain Society filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court for a judicial review of a Board of Variance decision to deny his... Read more
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