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The city of LA is trying to outlaw house parties in the Hollywood Hills so Chad and JT stepped in to thwart a potential disaster. This is what the Beastie Boys were trying to teach us. One must use all the avenues that the great system of democracy entitles us [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Imagine shredding down some of the world's most dangerous peaks—all on one wheel. Lutz Eichholz is a professional mountain unicyclist taking the unicycle to places it's never been. His passion for downhill riding has taken him around the world, taking on mountains across five conti... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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It sounds like a movie plot, but it may be a valid concern.... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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An Associated Press investigation has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical. The AP interviewed 29 women and girls who said they were raped by Myanmar's armed forces. The women were interviewed separately, come from a wide swat... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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The 10th Annual Big Reds Wine Festival at Big White Ski Resort this weekend proved to be a hit breaking previous attendance records. The two night event saw more than 600 guests flow through the Village Centre Mall sampling the handcrafted wines making it the most attended Big Reds to date. Th... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government still has no intention of imposing a Netflix tax because it would result in a financial hit for middle-class Canadians. Morneau's remarks about the online streaming giant come a couple of days after Heritage Minister Melanie Joly insis... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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A mayor of a Labrador community remains in hospital after being wounded in a hunting accident on Saturday. Officials in Happy Valley Goose Bay, N.L., are confirming Mayor John Hickey was involved in a hunting accident but are providing few other details. St. John's radio station VOCM is re... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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The Penticton Lakeside Resort celebrated the final days of Canada's 150th birthday on their outdoor skating rink Sunday afternoon. The “Canada 150 Skate” was a success with people of all ages lacing up their skates. “We are celebrating Canada's 150th birthday,&rdq... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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A cross-country squabble over how best to divvy up the proceeds of Canada's coming legal-weed windfall is about to intensify as finance ministers gather for high-stakes talks in Ottawa. For the provinces and territories, a key question looms: what entitles Ottawa to claim so much as half of t... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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A plan to tear down a small mobile home park for a new housing development in Mississauga, Ont., has the small community of over 200 homes wondering where they'll have to move and has seniors wondering how they'll be able to afford a new house on their fixed income. The Peel [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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An SUV that had a small dog inside of it was stolen from an Oliver gas station on Sunday. Hazel Ladhar had just parked her vehicle at the Chevron gas station located at Main Street and Co-Op Avenue at about 5:45 a.m. “Her phone and everything was in the vehicle,” said Grace [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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An SUV that had a small dog inside of it was stolen from an Oliver gas station on Sunday. Hazel Ladhar had just parked her vehicle at the Chevron gas station located at Main Street and Co-Op Avenue at about 5:15 a.m. “Her phone and everything was in the vehicle,” said Grace [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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UPDATE: 3:05 p.m. Three customers are without power, according to FortisBC, after crews worked much of the day to restore power to an area of southeast Kelowna. Power went out early Sunday. UPDATE: 10:45 a.m. Power remains out to 500 customers in southeast Kelowna, according to the Forti... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Officials with the U.S government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them. North Atlantic right whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the world, and they have endured a deadly year. The Nati... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Poor ventilation at a Delta, B.C., greenhouse is to blame for sending dozens of workers to hospital for carbon monoxide exposure, a fire chief said. Delta fire battalion chief Neil Shuster said an emergency call came in Saturday afternoon that at least 12 people at Windset Farms were suffering fr... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Police are searching for a man who is believed to have robbed a West Kelowna bank on Saturday. RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at BMO Bank of Montreal at about 3:30 p.m. on Gosset Road. The suspect passed a note to a bank teller and fled the bank with [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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On the day of the annual holiday fundraiser, the founder of a local farm woke up to find it had been robbed. Heather Henderson, founder of Arion Therapeutic Farm, said she found the lock on the office door pried open Sunday morning. “I walked inside and saw a pry bar on the [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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A Hamilton woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by her chiropractor and then forced to see him and his friends for months at the bar where she worked says she's relieved that the allegations are being taken seriously two years after she first came forward. The woman, who asked not [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Castanet's week in review with Nich Johansen.... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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The annual Christmas Bird Count takes place across North America next Sunday – including in the Okanagan Valley. Started in 1900, the annual bird count focuses on the winter bird population, different from summer as many birds leave the area for warmer climes and other species arrive from t... [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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