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BC Local News
Peninsula cancer relay to be replaced with new eventA popular fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society will not return to the Sem
Peninsula cancer relay to be replaced with new event
BC Local News / Posted an hour ago
A popular fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society will not return to the Semiahmoo Peninsula this spring, according to a local organizer. Jenn Schroeder, community giving co-ordinator, told Peace Arch News via email the Relay for Life will no... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Peninsula cancer relay to be replaced with new eventA popular fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society will not return to the Sem
Peninsula cancer relay to be replaced with new event
Peace Arch News / Posted 2 hours ago
A popular fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society will not return to the Semiahmoo Peninsula this spring, according to a local organizer. Jenn Schroeder, community giving co-ordinator, told Peace Arch News via email the Relay for Life will no... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Shutting out cancerThere are many good lessons to be taught in high school and the Eastview Wildca
Shutting out cancer
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
There are many good lessons to be taught in high school and the Eastview Wildcats got to take one of them onto the ice. On Tuesday, Eastview hosted the inaugural Pink Puck Cup, a six-team girls hockey tournament in which the proceeds went to the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Inside Alberta hospital parking fees: 'A tax on the sick'It's a complaint Rick Lundy hears all too often. For the founder of Open Arms
Inside Alberta hospital parking fees: 'A tax on the sick'
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
It's a complaint Rick Lundy hears all too often. For the founder of Open Arms Patient Advocacy Society, it's a painful reality facing the sick and their loved ones — exorbitant parking fees charged at hospitals, creating an added burden during an... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Ready, set, RelayThe wheels are in motion, and it’s time to gear up for another season of Relay
Ready, set, Relay
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 3 days ago
The wheels are in motion, and it’s time to gear up for another season of Relay for Life. Though the June 10 event in Woodstock is still a few months away, the organizing committee is hard at work. The annual Relay Rally kicks off the season on Feb.... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Pharmacist has reservations with Bill 33Bill 33 received Royal Assent Dec. 10. Patients will now be required to return
Pharmacist has reservations with Bill 33
Sarnia Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Bill 33 received Royal Assent Dec. 10. Patients will now be required to return all previously dispensed fentanyl patches prior to receiving any new supply. The spirit of Bill 33 is to reduce the potential diversion of residual fentanyl contained in... Read more
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examiner.com
Cruise line's 'On Deck' effort raises $4.7M to fight cancerHolland America Line has revealed that to date cruise guests and employees of t
Cruise line's 'On Deck' effort raises $4.7M to fight cancer
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
Holland America Line has revealed that to date cruise guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.7 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming. The line's On Deck for a Cause program benefits six international cancer... Read more
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Langley Times
Spartans star getting cutHow much is a pony tail worth? That is what Trinity Western Spartans women’s v
Spartans star getting cut
Langley Times / Posted 7 days ago
How much is a pony tail worth? That is what Trinity Western Spartans women’s volleyball player Sophie Carpentier wants to know. The fourth-year outside hitter will be cutting off her pony tail between the second and third sets of the Spartans men’s... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pink the RinkMinnedosa Chancellors hosted their first ever “” game earlier this winter to ra
Pink the Rink
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Minnedosa Chancellors hosted their first ever “” game earlier this winter to raise money and awareness in the battle against cancer. The team was dressed in pink jerseys, pink socks and had placed pink tape on their sticks. Earlier this... Read more
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Melfort Journal
Cancer Society Jail N’ Bail raised $13,000The Canadian Cancer Society Jail N’ Bail at the Melfort Mall on Thursday, Janua
Cancer Society Jail N’ Bail raised $13,000
Melfort Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Canadian Cancer Society Jail N’ Bail at the Melfort Mall on Thursday, January 28 was a huge success. According to Kim Eskowich of the Canadian Cancer Society Northeast Unit the event was great for being the first one of this type in many... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Wellness campaign aims to improve productivityThe Better Health Better Business campaign, a pilot project coordinated by Albe
Wellness campaign aims to improve productivity
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 7 days ago
The Better Health Better Business campaign, a pilot project coordinated by Alberta Health Services through the Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund, is rolling out across the province later this month, and more businesses in the province’s north are... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Holland America Line raises over $4.7 million for cancer support through 'On Deck' eventsFundraising walks held on 500 cruises each year In honor of World Cancer Day t
Holland America Line raises over $4.7 million for cancer support through 'On Deck' events
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Fundraising walks held on 500 cruises each year In honor of World Cancer Day tomorrow, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date cruise guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.7 million for cancer support... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Help students create ‘graduation nation’The following are volunteer opportunities in Kitchener-Waterloo. For more infor
Help students create ‘graduation nation’
Guelph Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
The following are volunteer opportunities in Kitchener-Waterloo. For more information, call the Volunteer Action Centre in Kitchener at 519-742-8610 or check the website at www.volunteerkw.ca. • Carizon Family and Community Services invites... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
YouTube stars to kick off Redbridge celebrations for LGBT monthBlog Members of the LGBT community marching for equal rights. Photo:Julien Beh
YouTube stars to kick off Redbridge celebrations for LGBT month
Ilford Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
Blog Members of the LGBT community marching for equal rights. Photo:Julien Behal/PA Archive/PA Images Five of YouTube’s hottest young stars will descend on Redbridge to help kick off... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Do you have the winning ticket?A recent break-in at the Canadian Cancer Society office in Mission may have cau
Do you have the winning ticket?
Abbotsford News / Posted 13 days ago
A recent break-in at the Canadian Cancer Society office in Mission may have caused the delay of some good news for an Abbotsford resident. The CCS office was broken into on Jan. 16, with intruders stealing gift cards, donated prizes and cash.... Read more
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BC Local News
Robbie Burns fundraiser a successThe Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society held its annual fundraiser th
Robbie Burns fundraiser a success
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
The Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society held its annual fundraiser the Robbie Burns’ Supper and Dance. The fundraiser took place on Jan. 23 at Chartwell Cedarbrooke in Mission. The event raised close to $5,000. Organizers are pleased with... Read more
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BC Local News
Do you have the winning ticket?A recent break-in at the Canadian Cancer Society office in Mission may have cau
Do you have the winning ticket?
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
A recent break-in at the Canadian Cancer Society office in Mission may have caused the delay of some good news for an Abbotsford resident. The CCS office was broken into on Jan. 16, with intruders stealing gift cards, donated prizes and cash.... Read more
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Mission City Record
Robbie Burns fundraiser a successThe Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society held its annual fundraiser th
Robbie Burns fundraiser a success
Mission City Record / Posted 13 days ago
The Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society held its annual fundraiser the Robbie Burns’ Supper and Dance. The fundraiser took place on Jan. 23 at Chartwell Cedarbrooke in Mission. The event raised close to $5,000. Organizers are pleased with... Read more
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BC Local News
Slopes for Hope returns to KimberleyAfter a one year hiatus, the Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser Slopes for Hope
Slopes for Hope returns to Kimberley
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
After a one year hiatus, the Canadian Cancer Society fundraiser Slopes for Hope, is back, with an enthusiastic committee volunteers getting it all organized. Slopes for Hope has a special place in the hearts of many Kimberley residents because it... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Slegg’s Give Back campaign raises the barOne local company has found a way to turn $35,000 into $100,000. On Wednesday
Slegg’s Give Back campaign raises the bar
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
One local company has found a way to turn $35,000 into $100,000. On Wednesday at their store in Langford, Slegg Building Materials presented the Canadian Cancer Society with its largest-ever single donation from an independent fund-raising event on... Read more
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BC Local News
Volunteers needed to bring back cancer ride programWhen the Canadian Cancer Society terminated its Volunteer Driver Program in B.C
Volunteers needed to bring back cancer ride program
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
When the Canadian Cancer Society terminated its Volunteer Driver Program in B.C. in October 2015, hundreds of people were left scrambling. In the program, volunteer drivers picked up cancer patients and drove them to and from their treatment... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Volunteers needed to bring back cancer ride programWhen the Canadian Cancer Society terminated its Volunteer Driver Program in B.C
Volunteers needed to bring back cancer ride program
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 20 days ago
When the Canadian Cancer Society terminated its Volunteer Driver Program in B.C. in October 2015, hundreds of people were left scrambling. In the program, volunteer drivers picked up cancer patients and drove them to and from their treatment... Read more
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Mission City Record
Fundraiser continues despite recent break-inOn Saturday, the Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting a Rob
Fundraiser continues despite recent break-in
Mission City Record / Posted 20 days ago
On Saturday, the Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting a Robbie Burns dinner and dance. It’s a fundraiser to help kids cope with the battle against cancer. Money raised will go to pediatric care and Camp Goodtimes, where ill... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Turning smokers into runnersA new program is offering help to thousands of British Columbians kick their sm
Turning smokers into runners
Surrey Leader / Posted 21 days ago
A new program is offering help to thousands of British Columbians kick their smoking habit and get healthier. With funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Run to Quit is a groundbreaking smoking cessation program that combines the power of... Read more
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BC Local News
Thieves break into Mission Cancer Society officeLate Saturday night, thieves smashed the front door of Mission Barbers on Logan
Thieves break into Mission Cancer Society office
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
Late Saturday night, thieves smashed the front door of Mission Barbers on Logan Ave. After obtaining a small amount of cash from the barbershop, the intruders then smashed through the wall into the adjacent empty store and punched a hole into that... Read more
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Mission City Record
Thieves break into Mission Cancer Society officeLate Saturday night, thieves smashed the front door of Mission Barbers on Logan
Thieves break into Mission Cancer Society office
Mission City Record / Posted 21 days ago
Late Saturday night, thieves smashed the front door of Mission Barbers on Logan Ave. After obtaining a small amount of cash from the barbershop, the intruders then smashed through the wall into the adjacent empty store and punched a hole into that... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Cops donate car for Oak Bay High programmingOak Bay News The 2016 Cops for Cancer campaign at Oak Bay High has a head star
Cops donate car for Oak Bay High programming
Oak Bay News / Posted 21 days ago
Oak Bay News The 2016 Cops for Cancer campaign at Oak Bay High has a head start thanks to a donation by the Oak Bay Police Department. Police had a car kicking around that was “obtained by Oak Bay Police Department during an investigation,” said... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Canadian Cancer Society's new office gives more space, better access in Terrace B.C.The local cancer society office starts the new year in a new space with new fur
Canadian Cancer Society's new office gives more space, better access in Terrace B.C.
Terrace Standard / Posted 22 days ago
The local cancer society office starts the new year in a new space with new furniture and improved access. Amanda Berry, annual giving coordinator for Terrace, Kitimat and Prince Rupert, says the move from the office it was sharing with the hospice... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
UBCO program helping new fathers quit smokingA smoking cessation program designed at UBC is showing some promising results w
UBCO program helping new fathers quit smoking
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 22 days ago
A smoking cessation program designed at UBC is showing some promising results with new and expectant fathers. UBC Okanagan’s Dads in Gear (DIG) is a novel smoking cessation program that targets new and expectant fathers. In a way that has never been... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Mouat Secondary hosts YPI semifinalsFive Grade 10 students representing Canuck Place Children’s Hospice won the fir
Mouat Secondary hosts YPI semifinals
Abbotsford News / Posted 22 days ago
Five Grade 10 students representing Canuck Place Children’s Hospice won the first-semester semifinals of a contest held Wednesday (Jan. 13) at W.J. Mouat Secondary. Luke Snow, Kenji Noftle, Jacob Kooy, Sadie Baird and Jaenjira (JJ) Lane now advance... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Leininger leads Kings past StampedersKeaton Leininger had a hat trick as the Dauphin Kings beat the visiting Swan Va
Leininger leads Kings past Stampeders
Brandon Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Keaton Leininger had a hat trick as the Dauphin Kings beat the visiting Swan Valley Stampeders 4-2 in the lone game in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League on Tuesday. Tyler Garrioch added a short-handed goal for ninth-place Dauphin (16-23-2). The... Read more
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Mission City Record
$26,000 raised to fight cancerWhy do our law enforcement and emergency services officers commit to months of
$26,000 raised to fight cancer
Mission City Record / Posted 25 days ago
Why do our law enforcement and emergency services officers commit to months of arduous training and embark on a journey away from their families and friends for nine days? Why do organizations, businesses and ordinary people pledge to raise... Read more
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The Northern View
Cops for Cancer deadline approachesWhen police officers and community riders alike hit the pavement for the 2016 C
Cops for Cancer deadline approaches
The Northern View / Posted 27 days ago
When police officers and community riders alike hit the pavement for the 2016 Cops for Cancer Tour de North in September, it will have been 15 years since the first brave and fitness-tested souls strapped on a helmet and headed west from Prince... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Oceanside Hospice reacts to national report on palliative careOceanside Hospice says it welcomes the recent Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) rep
Oceanside Hospice reacts to national report on palliative care
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 28 days ago
Oceanside Hospice says it welcomes the recent Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) report, agreeing there are gaps and barriers to palliative care in Canada. "In our community the Oceanside Hospice Society has been a leader in the development of hospice... Read more
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BC Local News
Province helps smokers butt it outIf cutting cigarettes out of your life made it onto your News Year’s Resolution
Province helps smokers butt it out
BC Local News / Posted 29 days ago
If cutting cigarettes out of your life made it onto your News Year’s Resolution list, the provincial government wants to help you out. BC’s Health Minister Terry Lake has announced that, as of Jan. 1, British Columbia’s smokers can join the... Read more
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BC Local News
Surrey business students empty pockets for cancer researchStudents at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business leveraged a pro
Surrey business students empty pockets for cancer research
BC Local News / Posted 30 days ago
Students at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business leveraged a project management class project to raise funds for cancer – and after narrowly failing to reach their ambitious $30,000 target, dipped into their own pockets to make up the... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Surrey business students empty pockets for cancer researchStudents at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business leveraged a pro
Surrey business students empty pockets for cancer research
Surrey Leader / Posted 30 days ago
Students at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business leveraged a project management class project to raise funds for cancer – and after narrowly failing to reach their ambitious $30,000 target, dipped into their own pockets to make up the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadians lack proper access to palliative care, study findsThousands of Canadians are suffering unnecessarily each year because they do no
Canadians lack proper access to palliative care, study finds
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Thousands of Canadians are suffering unnecessarily each year because they do not have access to palliative care, says a new study by the Canadian Cancer Society that calls on governments to make end-of-life care part of a new federal-provincial... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The hottest Canadian party tickets of 2016Whether in support of health or the arts, social gatherings for a cause continu
The hottest Canadian party tickets of 2016
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Whether in support of health or the arts, social gatherings for a cause continue to build momentum. With a bevy of new galas popping up each season eager to catch the eyes (and wallets!) of this country’s big givers, I’ve selected 10 social... Read more
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Business Standard India
MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warningsThe panel, which has earlier been criticised by tobacco control activists for a
MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
The panel, which has earlier been criticised by tobacco control activists for apparent conflict of interest as one of its members owns a tobacco business, sent a list of 32 questions to the health ministry in October. It asked the ministry to... Read more
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asianage
MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warningsTobacco usage is linked to as many as 900,000 deaths a year in India. New Delh
MPs, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
Tobacco usage is linked to as many as 900,000 deaths a year in India. New Delhi: A parliamentary panel in India reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has asked the health ministry for evidence to show that such a move... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indian lawmakers, health officials spar over tobacco pack warningsNEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel in India reviewing whether to put larger healt
Indian lawmakers, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel in India reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has asked the health ministry for evidence to show that such a move would cut tobacco consumption, according to documents reviewed by... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Maple Ridge News / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Terrace Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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The Northern View
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
The Northern View / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Revelstoke Review / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC PageantBlack Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant th
Applications now accepted for Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press is partnering with the Miss BC, Miss Teen BC and Mrs. BC Pageant this year as its official media sponsor. The partnership means that women interested in participating in the pageant can upload and share their information online through... Read more
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