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Crime Stoppers is asking the public's assistance in locating the following male who is wanted on a province-wide warrant in effect as of April 18, 2019. Zachary Bryan Simpson (DOB 1985-05-06) is wanted for one count of theft under $5000, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, one... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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During a recent gathering inside the Kelowna Detachment, members of the International Order of Daughters of the Empire (IODE) honoured a local RCMP officer for his outstanding commitment to his community. Year after year the local Dr. W.J. Knox chapter of the IODE presents an award to a [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Travellers on select BC Ferries vessels between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay could soon have the option of enjoying a glass of wine or a beer with their meal. BC Ferries officials confirm the independently managed, publicly owned company is exploring a pilot project that would allow limited alcohol sal... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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The master bedroom is on the main level with a luxurious ensuite. French doors lead out to the balcony overlooking spectacular views of the lake with a 12,000 lb boat lift plus two sea doo lifts. The oversized double garage features a workbench plus 40 ft. deep boat garage, [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles in the U.S. to a 2017 recall for possible engine fires. Two years ago the company recommended that the vehicles be parked outdoors until problems are fixed. The recall expansion covers a dozen 3 Series, 5 Series and Z4 models from the 2006 model [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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A Harvard professor is claiming he was disinvited from speaking at Concordia University because he is white and holds conservative opinions. Harvey Mansfield wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal this week saying Concordia's Liberal Arts College had rescinded an offer for him to addr... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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The dynamic duo are back together and coming to the Okanagan. No not Batman and Robin, iconic comedy duo Cheech and Chong are bringing their O Cannabis tour to Canada with a stop in Penticton. Cheech & Chong defined an era with their irreverent, satirical, counter-culture comedy routines and rel... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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This is the time of year when procrastinators begin to fret about filing their income tax forms with Canada Revenue Agency by April 30. Of course, there are many reasons to file on time — such as avoiding expensive late fees and receiving tax refunds promptly. For retired people, the [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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An Ontario court has upheld an order that suspended legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies, rejecting arguments from lawyers representing Quebec smokers. Ontario Superior Court Justice Thomas McEwen issued his decision Wednesday but did not lay out his reasons, saying those would be... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday is a battle between a billionaire tycoon who rode anti-Russian protests to the nation's top office five years ago and a comedian who plays a president in a TV sitcom. Improbably, the actor appears poised to win. Comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy's comma... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Canopy Growth Corp. has signed an agreement to buy U.S. company Acreage Holdings Inc. in a deal valued at US$3.4 billion if cannabis becomes federally legal in the United States. Under the cash-and-stock deal, the Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company would acquire 100 per cent of the shares of ... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Rescuers are caring for a frightened and burned cat that escaped a deadly apartment fire near Victoria. The blaze broke out April 7 in Esquimalt and quickly spread through the top floor of the low-rise building, trapping the cat's owner — a woman in her 60s — on a balcony. [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Generous British Columbians have teamed up to help support the family of B.C. freeskier Dave Treadway. Treadway was killed, April 15, when he fell into a crevasse in the mountains of Pemberton. A statement on Treadway's website says the "incredible skier and monumental human" died Apri... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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After nearly two years of waiting, America is about to get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Ru... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Fleetwood Mac has announced rescheduled dates for its North America tour that were postponed earlier this month because singer Stevie Nicks had the flu. The Grammy-winning band is set to play Boston on Oct. 28 and Philadelphia on Nov. 3. Canadian dates include Quebec City on Oct. 30, Toronto on [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.8 per cent in February to $50.6 billion, the first increase since October. Economists had expected an increase of 0.4 per cent, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon. Sales were up in five of 11 subsectors, representing 73 per cent of retail trade. Retail sale... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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It would seem that high-end fashion has gone logo-manic in the past few years. I'm not talking about a subtle little pony on the chest of a Ralph Lauren polo shirt, or even a hoodie with Gap on it. I'm talking full-on, in-your-face, loud, expensive brand names smothering [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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Cannes Film Festival organizers have announced its 2019 line up, which pits revered directors such as Ken Loach, Jim Jarmusch, Terrence Malick, and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in competition for the top Palme d'Or prize. The 19 entries announced Thursday in Paris include Jarmusch&#... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a meeting that offers President Vladimir Putin an opportunity to emerge as a broker in the long-running nuclear standoff and raise Russia's profile in regional affairs. The Kremlin said in a brief s... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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TransAlta Corp. says Mangrove Partners has withdrawn an application to the Alberta Securities Commission for a hearing related to an investment deal with Brookfield Renewable Partners. Mangrove had sought a joint hearing with the Alberta regulator and the Ontario Securities Commission regarding its ... [...]
Thu, Apr 18, 2019
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