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B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

The party is demanding the BC NDP government include education on the dangers of cannabis

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules
Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims

Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims

President Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims
B.C.’s mental-health detention system violating charter rights, report says

B.C.’s mental-health detention system violating charter rights, report says

New report by the Community Legal Assistance Society calls for an overhaul of the Mental Health Act

B.C.’s mental-health detention system violating charter rights, report says
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Opposition leaders press for details on Payette's resignation
Trudeau says vaccine delays not entirely unexpected
Federal NDP, Green leaders welcome Biden's plan to cancel Keystone XL
Sick-leave program is not to pay for post-vacation quarantines: Trudeau
Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown

B.C. residents rally for medication

Cystic fibrosis patients from Vernon, Vancouver, Victoria among those rallying at Legislature Wednesday

Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown
Former RCMP spokesperson Tim Shields. (File photo)
Former RCMP spokesperson Tim Shields. (File photo)
BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

Bulletin indicates “electrical contact incidents resulting in serious injury are on the rise.”

BC Hydro issues storm safety tips
Jason Verners launches Milennial, Dec. 1 at Glenlyon Norfolk School. Photo submitted

Magic creates emotion: Jason Verners launches Milennial

by James Kasper Victoria’s Jason Verners is an entertainer on the rise.…

Jason Verners launches Milennial, Dec. 1 at Glenlyon Norfolk School. Photo submitted
Women’s changing role in war

Women’s changing role in war

The presence of women in the Canadian military goes back over a century

Women’s changing role in war
Nearly Neil Diamond visits Mary Winspear Dec. 16 for pre Christmas show

Nearly Neil Diamond visits Mary Winspear Dec. 16 for pre Christmas show

Arriving in Sidney just in time for Christmas, Nearly Neil Diamond, featuring…

Nearly Neil Diamond visits Mary Winspear Dec. 16 for pre Christmas show

Jewish film fest explores diversity within unity

The Jewish Film Festival kicks off Nov. 18 to 21 at The Roxy Theatre

ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween

ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween

It works out to 330 people injured in 920 crashes across the province.

ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween
Monday Magazine’s Theatre Critic reviews Belfry’s Onegin

Monday Magazine’s Theatre Critic reviews Belfry’s Onegin

By Sheila Martindale Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera…

Monday Magazine’s Theatre Critic reviews Belfry’s Onegin
Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile

Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile

Friends and colleagues remember Lloyd Smith as someone who was always willing to help people

Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile
Fernie mourns after fatal ammonia leak

Fernie mourns after fatal ammonia leak

The community of Fernie is coming together to support each other following a local tragedy.

Fernie mourns after fatal ammonia leak
(Tim Fitzgerald/THE NEWS)                                Shelly Balson of Maple Ridge shows the letter issued on Thursday Oct. 12 stating all decorations need to be removed by Monday, Oct. 16 at 9 a.m. or they would be removed by the landlord.

Halloween decorations a no-go for for some Maple Ridge residents

Management company issues letters stating all decorations will be removed by Oct. 16

(Tim Fitzgerald/THE NEWS)                                Shelly Balson of Maple Ridge shows the letter issued on Thursday Oct. 12 stating all decorations need to be removed by Monday, Oct. 16 at 9 a.m. or they would be removed by the landlord.
Making the big announcement on Friday night at the Civic Centre were Dynamiters President James Leroux, Mike Gould, Mike’s step-brother Duane Johnson, Dynamiter board members Karrie Hall, Al Rice and Troy Pollock.

Kimberley man pays it back to home town

Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

Making the big announcement on Friday night at the Civic Centre were Dynamiters President James Leroux, Mike Gould, Mike’s step-brother Duane Johnson, Dynamiter board members Karrie Hall, Al Rice and Troy Pollock.
Local job fair runs on Tuesday Oct. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WorkBC office, located at #170 – 22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

Maple Ridge hosts WorkBC job fair

Free event could offer as many as 50 job opportunities

Local job fair runs on Tuesday Oct. 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WorkBC office, located at #170 – 22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd.
St. Luke’s Players launch the season with two great short plays

St. Luke’s Players launch the season with two great short plays

Monday Magazine’s theatre critic Sheila Martindale reveiws St. Luke’s Players new plays

  • Oct 13, 2017
St. Luke’s Players launch the season with two great short plays
UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opened following accident

UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opened following accident

The accident occured south of Merritt Saturday afternoon

UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opened following accident
Canada misses chance to ban toxic plastics chemicals: environment watchdog

Canada misses chance to ban toxic plastics chemicals: environment watchdog

Phthalates are chemicals used to make plastics flexible and harder to break, or as solvents

Canada misses chance to ban toxic plastics chemicals: environment watchdog