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Vince “Vinny” Edmond THERIAULT September 4, 1961 – December 19, 2016 On Monday, December 19, 2016, Vince “Vinny” Theriault passed away following a diagnosis of cancer just days prior. Vince was born in Montreal, QC on September 4, 1961 and … > Read Mor…
01.21 / 22:43
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Letter to the Editor Since 1977, we have observed National Non-Smoking Week as one of the longest-running public health events in Canada’s history. Each year we take the opportunity to emphasize the importance of quitting smoking, even trying it ‘one … > Read…
01.21 / 22:03
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Colourful signs and posters were in abundance, with messages like “Love Trumps H…
01.21 / 21:42
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Early estimates predicted between 10,000 and 20,000 people attended the Vancouver…
01.21 / 21:01
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One man is in custody after a TransLink bus driver was sexually assaulted while operating her bus in Burnaby last week, Transit Police…
01.21 / 20:55
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Thousands of people have gathered at the Jack Poole Plaza in Vancouver in solidarity with the Women's March in Washington, D.C. — an event to show support for women's rights and human rights a day after Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. p…
01.21 / 20:41
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Also, RMOW seeking feedback on proposed transportation plans Traffic flaggers will be posted along Highway 99 on select days over the next three weeks in an effort to ease the flow of weekend traffic out of the resort. Traffic control personnel will be in place to alleviate southbound traffic tomorrow, Jan. 22, next Sunday, Jan. 29, and Super Bowl Sunday, Feb,…
There was one emergency after another at Silver Star Mountain today and that is exactly the way it was planned. The third-annual Emergency Services Day was held at the North Okanagan ski resort Saturday, featuring numerous branches of first responders. Demos throughout the day highlighted…
01.21 / 19:40
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Bone marrow donation is often the last hope of survival for leukemia patients like seven-year-old Joshua Weekes, who died earlier this week after being unable to find a…
01.21 / 19:19
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It all began with fragrant bowls of yam and pineapple soup. When Grace Gerry and her husband bought their first home in Victoria, B.C. over 13 years ago, they didn’t know a soul. Born and raised in Donegal, a coastal village in Ireland, Gerry was used to a close-knit community. Anything less felt abnormal. Grace Gerry and her husband started a soup social for their Victoria, B.C. neighbourhood. “I wasn't used to living beside people who are strangers,” Gerry, a social worker, told The…
01.21 / 18:59
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So far, notable post-inauguration plans for U.S. President Donald Trump's first day in office include a world-wide protest. But 40 years ago today, the beginning of Jimmy Carter's presidency sparked a different…
01.21 / 18:38
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We’re still in the middle of winter, the Federal government is already thinking about their Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. The Liberals ... more &…
01.21 / 18:19
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Yalla Chef & Co-Owner Joel Pollock shares a recipe for grilled halloumi kale…
01.21 / 18:13
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The blaze broke out before 2 a.m. at a house in the 9600-block of 139 Street Saturday…
01.21 / 16:36
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Thousands of U.S. women are marching in protest of Donald Trump's inauguration today, and many B.C. women are marching at home in…
01.21 / 15:14
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Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn 'zombie urchins' into profitable seafood — but there is a question about the ecological c…
01.21 / 14:33
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The Rental Tenancy Act does what it is meant to do, but it needs to do it faster. Sean McCoey manages several rental units for Delaney Properties in Vernon and he said the act – which some landlords feel gives too much power to a renter – does work, but the process is too…
01.21 / 13:11
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A young stock car driver from Kaleden is seeking help from the public to further his career. Conrad Brightman, 18, has entered the 2017 Search for a Champion Contest where he could win up to $50,000 in sponsorship money. "It's a perfect opportunity to give myself a chance to become…
01.21 / 13:10
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This is the 12th in a series recognizing businesses that took home awards from the 29th business excellence awards held by the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce. A Penticton business specializing in collision repair won an excellence award from the chamber of commerce in…
01.21 / 13:09
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When Columbia River Revelstoke NDP chose Invermere Mayor Gerry Taft as their man for 2017’s election a parallel universe arrived in the Kootenays. The BC NDP’s gender equity policy stipulates that a male NDP MLA stepping down be replaced by an equity-seeking individual, i.e. a woman or a person with minority status. This policy has [&#…