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The Globe and Mail
Universities push for increased funding ahead of federal budgetCanadian universities have been lobbying hard in advance of the federal budget,
Universities push for increased funding ahead of federal budget
The Globe and Mail / Posted 56 minutes ago
Canadian universities have been lobbying hard in advance of the federal budget, hoping their efforts will pay off with increases to untargeted research funding, more experiential learning opportunities for students and a dedicated slice of the... Read more
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The Tyee
De Jong Stayed Silent on Health Scandal for Weeks, FOI RevealsMike de Jong sat on information about an investigation into drug safety researc
De Jong Stayed Silent on Health Scandal for Weeks, FOI Reveals
The Tyee / Posted 2 hours ago
Mike de Jong sat on information about an investigation into drug safety research for seven weeks as British Columbia health minister and left his successor to reveal what would become a damaging scandal, newly released documents show. And the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
She, He, They, Hir: Transgender art and artists at Columbia CollegeThe transgender community lost an icon when David Bowie died of cancer two week
She, He, They, Hir: Transgender art and artists at Columbia College
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
The transgender community lost an icon when David Bowie died of cancer two weeks ago, days after his 69th birthday and the release of his latest album. Bowie — whose personas included a space alien, a sexual adventurer and a lost astronaut; whose... Read more
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BC Local News
NIC researcher innovating in aquacultureOne local researcher is trying to change the way fish are farmed on our coast.
NIC researcher innovating in aquaculture
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
One local researcher is trying to change the way fish are farmed on our coast. Stephen Cross, industrial research chair for sustainable aquaculture and developer of the Aquaculture Technician program at the Campbell River campus of North Island... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
NIC researcher innovating in aquacultureOne local researcher is trying to change the way fish are farmed on our coast.
NIC researcher innovating in aquaculture
Campbell River Mirror / Posted yesterday
One local researcher is trying to change the way fish are farmed on our coast. Stephen Cross, industrial research chair for sustainable aquaculture and developer of the Aquaculture Technician program at the Campbell River campus of North Island... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Nanaimo's Simpson wins Cedar 12KSome of the region's fastest runners made short work of a 12-kilometre road rac
Nanaimo's Simpson wins Cedar 12K
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Some of the region's fastest runners made short work of a 12-kilometre road race. Nanaimo's Forrest Simpson was the winner of Sunday's Cedar 12K, one of the stops on the Vancouver Island Runners Association's Island Race Series. Simpson,... Read more
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BC Local News
Scholarship helps Maple Ridge student realize her dreamsWhen she applied to business school and accepted a Black Press scholarship, Ash
Scholarship helps Maple Ridge student realize her dreams
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
When she applied to business school and accepted a Black Press scholarship, Ashley Desautels aspired to be corporate lawyer hell-bent on a life in the big city. But in a few short months of studies at the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Preserving the Great Bear Rainforest doesn’t really save the bearsGood news deserves to be announced more than once, but the parties associated w
Preserving the Great Bear Rainforest doesn’t really save the bears
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Good news deserves to be announced more than once, but the parties associated with the Great Bear Rainforest agreement unveiled last week must have set some sort of record. The deal that saved the Great Bear Rainforest has been announced about 15... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man-made climate change will last 10,000 YEARS: Chilling study warns we only have 'a few more decades' to reverse the trend
Man-made climate change will last 10,000 YEARS
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
: Chilling study warns we only have 'a few more decades' to reverse the trend The study looked at climate data from over the last 20,000 years 20% of world's population will be forced to migrate away... Read more
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Science Daily
Long-term picture offers little solace on climate changeThe picture is disturbing, says co-author Shaun Marcott, an assistant professor
Long-term picture offers little solace on climate change
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
The picture is disturbing, says co-author Shaun Marcott, an assistant professor of geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a nearly inevitable elevation of sea level for thousands of years into the future. Most climate projections... Read more
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PhysOrg
Long-term picture offers little solace on climate changeThe Philippines is one of many densely-populated nations in and around Southeas
Long-term picture offers little solace on climate change
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
The Philippines is one of many densely-populated nations in and around Southeast Asia that are endangered by rising sea levels caused by global warming. Global average sea level is rising 3.1 centimeters per decade. Credit: Department of Foreign... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Law centre boosts water fightThe fight by Spallumcheen residents to protect its drinking water source has ga
Law centre boosts water fight
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 days ago
The fight by Spallumcheen residents to protect its drinking water source has gained more weight. The University of Victoria-based Environmental Law Centre has filed, on behalf of the Save Hullcar Aquifer Team (SHAT), a notice to three officials at... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Colwood rower named top junior in CanadaAt the young age of 18, Victoria athlete Patrick Keane is already rowing his wa
Colwood rower named top junior in Canada
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
At the young age of 18, Victoria athlete Patrick Keane is already rowing his way to success. The University of Victoria student was named the junior athlete of the year by Rowing Canada Aviron at the 35th annual gala that honoured athletes for... Read more
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Mission City Record
Black Press scholarships availableSome of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. c
Black Press scholarships available
Mission City Record / Posted 5 days ago
Some of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. can be reduced, thanks to David Black, the owner of Black Press. Graduating high school students in 37 of the province’s school districts intending to study business at... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Black Press scholarship offered to business studentsSome of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. c
Black Press scholarship offered to business students
Abbotsford News / Posted 5 days ago
Some of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. can be reduced, thanks to David Black, the owner of Black Press. Graduating high school students in 37 of the province’s school districts intending to study business at... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Cal rugby set to host the University of British Columbia, looks to defends its undefeated season streakThe Cal rugby team will face its first serious test of the season and put its u
Cal rugby set to host the University of British Columbia, looks to defends its undefeated season streak
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
The Cal rugby team will face its first serious test of the season and put its undefeated 2015-16 record on the line when the University of British Columbia visits Berkeley on Saturday as part of their annual “World Cup” series. Cal and UBC have... Read more
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BC Local News
University students fed up with rising tuition costsBronte Renwick-Shields is fed up. The student is in her fourth year of studyin
University students fed up with rising tuition costs
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
Bronte Renwick-Shields is fed up. The student is in her fourth year of studying political science and applied ethics at the University of Victoria. Throughout the years, Renwick-Shields has worked two to three jobs at the time to pay for her... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Juan de Fuca Figure Skating Club ready to host Island RegionalsHome ice advantage won’t mean much for Juan de Fuca Skating Club members compet
Juan de Fuca Figure Skating Club ready to host Island Regionals
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Home ice advantage won’t mean much for Juan de Fuca Skating Club members competing in this weekend’s Vancouver Island Regional Championships at The Q Centre in Colwood. But that’s something the club, which is based at the Juan de Fuca Arena, is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Executives-residence pass their knowledge to the next generationFor more than 25 years, real estate executive Blair Hagkull put his fingerprint
Executives-residence pass their knowledge to the next generation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
For more than 25 years, real estate executive Blair Hagkull put his fingerprints on some of the world’s biggest property developments and investments in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Now, he’s passing on his strategic management... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. government withheld aquifer health information, complaint saysB.C.’s Information and Privacy Commissioner has been asked to investigate the p
B.C. government withheld aquifer health information, complaint says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
B.C.’s Information and Privacy Commissioner has been asked to investigate the provincial government for allegedly withholding vital health information about a tainted drinking-water aquifer in the North Okanagan. In a letter Wednesday to... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Westshore's national team member to get tested in Americas Rugby ChampionshipIn high-level rugby players aged 30 and over are considered grizzled veterans.
Westshore's national team member to get tested in Americas Rugby Championship
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
In high-level rugby players aged 30 and over are considered grizzled veterans. Clay Panga, who will suit up for Canada’s men’s 15s in Saturday’s (Feb. 6) Americas Rugby Championship match against Uruguay at Westhills Stadium, is at that milestone... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Belfry ventures deep into The ValleyA happy accident drew Oak Bay’s Joan MacLeod to playwriting, and away from poet
Belfry ventures deep into The Valley
Oak Bay News / Posted 8 days ago
A happy accident drew Oak Bay’s Joan MacLeod to playwriting, and away from poetry and prose, but Canadian theatre is the better for it. “I wanted to be a fiction writer ever since I was a little kid. I always loved writing stories and my dad was a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. by-elections see parties testing tactics ahead of 2017 electionTwo British Columbia by-elections to fill vacant Metro Vancouver seats are bein
B.C. by-elections see parties testing tactics ahead of 2017 election
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Two British Columbia by-elections to fill vacant Metro Vancouver seats are being fought against a much larger political backdrop than who wins or loses. Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals, the New Democrats and the Greens are knocking on doors and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa to start settlement talks with survivors of Newfoundland residential schoolsThe federal government appears ready to resolve a nine-year legal battle with f
Ottawa to start settlement talks with survivors of Newfoundland residential schools
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
The federal government appears ready to resolve a nine-year legal battle with former students of aboriginal residential schools in Newfoundland-Labrador – the only province left out of the Canadian government’s 2008 apology and multibillion-dollar... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. community urging province to protect aquifer tainted with fertilizerResidents of a small valley in the North Okanagan are asking health officials t
B.C. community urging province to protect aquifer tainted with fertilizer
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Residents of a small valley in the North Okanagan are asking health officials to stop the spreading of millions of gallons of liquid manure on land over a drinking water aquifer that has become contaminated with nitrate. B.C.’s Ministry of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Their story: ‘I want to be somewhere between two fixed points of gender’I first met Beck Gilmer-Osborne two years ago. Well, we didn’t exactly meet. On
Their story: ‘I want to be somewhere between two fixed points of gender’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
I first met Beck Gilmer-Osborne two years ago. Well, we didn’t exactly meet. On a dais in a large auditorium, a speck in front of a sea of students and their families, Mx. Gilmer-Osborne was the valedictorian for the spring, 2014, graduating class at... Read more
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BC Local News
College of the Rockies open house celebrates 40 yearsCollege of the Rockies is hosting the annual Open House for community members a
College of the Rockies open house celebrates 40 years
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
College of the Rockies is hosting the annual Open House for community members and prospective students on Tuesday, February 2nd from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Cranbrook main campus. College faculty, and staff will be on-hand to answer questions... Read more
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BC Local News
Belfry Theatre gets dramatic with The ValleyPlaying the role of a mother in the Belfry Theatre’s new play didn’t take much
Belfry Theatre gets dramatic with The Valley
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
Playing the role of a mother in the Belfry Theatre’s new play didn’t take much preparation for Colleen Wheeler. Being a mother herself, Wheeler instinctively felt a lot of the things that are important to the character of Sharon. But what she... Read more
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BC Local News
Cranbrook student a Black Press ScholarThere is a local recipient of the Black Press scholarship to the University of
Cranbrook student a Black Press Scholar
BC Local News / Posted 12 days ago
There is a local recipient of the Black Press scholarship to the University of Victoria’s business school. Patrick Webb, a student from Cranbrook, received this year’s scholarship. Webb is currently attending the University of Victoria and is hoping... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
Cranbrook student a Black Press ScholarThere is a local recipient of the Black Press scholarship to the University of
Cranbrook student a Black Press Scholar
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
There is a local recipient of the Black Press scholarship to the University of Victoria’s business school. Patrick Webb, a student from Cranbrook, received this year’s scholarship. Webb is currently attending the University of Victoria and is hoping... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
College of the Rockies open house celebrates 40 yearsCollege of the Rockies is hosting the annual Open House for community members a
College of the Rockies open house celebrates 40 years
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
College of the Rockies is hosting the annual Open House for community members and prospective students on Tuesday, February 2nd from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Cranbrook main campus. College faculty, and staff will be on-hand to answer questions... Read more
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BC Local News
VIU graduate recognized for early acheivmentVancouver Island University graduate Katelin Albert was presented with the Dist
VIU graduate recognized for early acheivment
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Vancouver Island University graduate Katelin Albert was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Early Achievement award during a convocation ceremony Thursday. Albert graduated from VIU in 2008, with a bachelor of arts with distinction, majoring in... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
VIU graduate recognized for early acheivmentVancouver Island University graduate Katelin Albert was presented with the Dist
VIU graduate recognized for early acheivment
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Vancouver Island University graduate Katelin Albert was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Early Achievement award during a convocation ceremony Thursday. Albert graduated from VIU in 2008, with a bachelor of arts with distinction, majoring in... Read more
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BC Local News
College of the Rockies turns 40The East Kootenay's post-secondary institution is marking an important mileston
College of the Rockies turns 40
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
The East Kootenay's post-secondary institution is marking an important milestone next week. College of the Rockies is inviting all students, alumni, community partners and current and former employees to help celebrate its 40th anniversary at an... Read more
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BC Local News
Exploring our depths: keeping track of life below the watermarkPart one of a series The Alberni Valley is full of diverse animals, landscapes
Exploring our depths: keeping track of life below the watermark
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
Part one of a series The Alberni Valley is full of diverse animals, landscapes and plants—but what about what lies under the surface? Port Alberni is home to NEPTUNE, an Ocean Networks Canada research facility that includes an 840-kilometre loop of... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Exploring our depths: keeping track of life below the watermarkPart one of a series The Alberni Valley is full of diverse animals, landscapes
Exploring our depths: keeping track of life below the watermark
Alberni Valley News / Posted 13 days ago
Part one of a series The Alberni Valley is full of diverse animals, landscapes and plants—but what about what lies under the surface? Port Alberni is home to NEPTUNE, an Ocean Networks Canada research facility that includes an 840-kilometre loop of... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Paying attention to our depthsWhat lies beneath? That’s something Ocean Networks Canada is trying to answer,
Paying attention to our depths
Alberni Valley News / Posted 14 days ago
What lies beneath? That’s something Ocean Networks Canada is trying to answer, with its scientific equipment based off the coast of Port Alberni. NEPTUNE has been based off the shores of Port Alberni for close to a decade, but because it’s... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Seed catalogues: The Paradox of ChoiceThe seed catalogues have begun to arrive. They slip through the mail slot, land
Seed catalogues: The Paradox of Choice
Oak Bay News / Posted 14 days ago
The seed catalogues have begun to arrive. They slip through the mail slot, land in piles in the hall, then migrate around the house. Like a scene from Privet Drive, they come unabated, incessantly, and I stack and read and stack again -– flower... Read more
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BC Local News
UVic explores Holocaust legacyThe University of Victoria hosts a free special presentation this afternoon (We
UVic explores Holocaust legacy
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
The University of Victoria hosts a free special presentation this afternoon (Wednesday, Jan. 27) recognizing the legacy of the Holocaust. Held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Farquhar Auditorium lobby at the University Centre, the event includes musical... Read more
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BC Local News
Seed catalogues: The Paradox of ChoiceThe seed catalogues have begun to arrive. They slip through the mail slot, land
Seed catalogues: The Paradox of Choice
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
The seed catalogues have begun to arrive. They slip through the mail slot, land in piles in the hall, then migrate around the house. Like a scene from Privet Drive, they come unabated, incessantly, and I stack and read and stack again -– flower... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Holocaust events remind us why we must never forgetTwo stories in this edition of your Oak Bay News remind us that while we are 70
Holocaust events remind us why we must never forget
Oak Bay News / Posted 14 days ago
Two stories in this edition of your Oak Bay News remind us that while we are 70 years removed, historically speaking, from the Holocaust, its legacy remains with us. Like the dwindling number of Second World War veterans attending Remembrance Day... Read more
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Oak Bay News
The legacy of Irish poet W.B. YeatsUniversity of Victoria Chancellor Shelagh Rogers moderates a Jan. 28 discussion
The legacy of Irish poet W.B. Yeats
Oak Bay News / Posted 14 days ago
University of Victoria Chancellor Shelagh Rogers moderates a Jan. 28 discussion on the enduring legacy of Irish poet W.B. Yeats, Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Irish poet and Nobel laureate and Thursday’s event also... Read more
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Oak Bay News
UVic explores Holocaust legacyThe University of Victoria hosts a free special presentation this afternoon (We
UVic explores Holocaust legacy
Oak Bay News / Posted 14 days ago
The University of Victoria hosts a free special presentation this afternoon (Wednesday, Jan. 27) recognizing the legacy of the Holocaust. Held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Farquhar Auditorium lobby at the University Centre, the event includes musical... Read more
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BC Local News
Studio added to booming film industry in VictoriaVictoria's already booming film industry is getting a boost with the opening of
Studio added to booming film industry in Victoria
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
Victoria's already booming film industry is getting a boost with the opening of a new film studio in the downtown core. Finerty Film Studios launched on Bridge Street last week, offering a much-needed space for visiting and local film... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna's Zakala to join Canadian elite teamEight-year Kelowna AquaJets' veteran Josh Zakala has achieved the next mileston
Kelowna's Zakala to join Canadian elite team
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 14 days ago
Eight-year Kelowna AquaJets' veteran Josh Zakala has achieved the next milestone in his swimming career by joining Canada’s elite team at the High Performance Centre in Victoria. Zakala, 17, will move to the B.C. capital on Feb. 1 to train under... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Province urged to safeguard Hullcar waterPressure continues to mount for the provincial government to protect and remedy
Province urged to safeguard Hullcar water
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 14 days ago
Pressure continues to mount for the provincial government to protect and remedy a water source in Spallumcheen. The Save Hullcar Aquifer Team (SHAT) has requested, and received, a letter of support from township council that calls for the protection... Read more
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BC Local News
Black Press offers $5,000 business scholarshipsSome of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. c
Black Press offers $5,000 business scholarships
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
Some of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. can be reduced, thanks to David Black, owner of Black Press. Graduating high school students in 37 of the province’s school districts intending to study business at the... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Black Press offers $5,000 business scholarshipsSome of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. c
Black Press offers $5,000 business scholarships
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Some of the financial pressure faced by prospective business students in B.C. can be reduced, thanks to David Black, owner of Black Press. Graduating high school students in 37 of the province’s school districts intending to study business at the... Read more
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BC Local News
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 yearsThe landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throu
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 years
BC Local News / Posted 16 days ago
The landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throughout their lives. Award winning poet Patrick Lane still notices the Okanagan countryside slipping into his prose and poetry. “It still influences my later years. The... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 yearsThe landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throu
Poet recognized for his contribution to literature over a career spanning 50 years
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
The landscape of people’s youth influences the gears of their imagination throughout their lives. Award winning poet Patrick Lane still notices the Okanagan countryside slipping into his prose and poetry. “It still influences my later years. The... Read more
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