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Another sure sign of spring in the Okanagan, the osprey have returned. FortisBC and the Ministry of Transportation have set up cameras across the province so everyone can watch the osprey's as they return from migration and take up residence in manufactured nests, many which are equipped with... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Bubbles filled the Kelowna Sails' fountain and smoke was seen coming from a manhole right beside it on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the scene just after 11 a.m. after being alerted about the smoke. People crowded around the man hole as firefighters lifted the lid and found s... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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A rare vintage poster for a 1955 Elvis Presley show in North Carolina has sold at auction for more than double the expected price. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the poster for a show on May 19, 1955, in Raleigh sold this month for $42,500. Giles Moon of Texas-based [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Castanet's week in review with Nich Johansen.... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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If you've been thinking about adopting a dog, here's your chance. Upwards of 40 dogs will be up for adoption at Kelowna's PetSmart on April 27 to April 29. Embrace Discarded Animal Society, a charity that rescues dogs and adopts them out to loving homes, is bringing the dogs.... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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A 55-year-old man is dead after an assault early Sunday morning in Vancouver. Just before 1:30 a.m. police and ambulance responded to Kingsway and Nanaimo Street for reports of an injured man. The man, Dam Minh Huu, was transported to hospital where he later died. Detectives have already ar... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh. Genesis 2:24 Do you believe that marriage results in two individuals becoming one? I did 30 years ago when I got married. It was part of my romantic vision of living happily [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Private schools in B.C. continue to perform better than public schools, according to the annual elementary school report card published by the Fraser Institute. The Fraser Institute releases separate reports each year on the performance of elementary and high schools based on test scores for read... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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It's a sure sign of spring when the annual plant sale at the Summerland Ornamental Gardens takes place. The sale is a fundraiser supporting the Friends of the Gardens, a local non-profit. Vendors will offer an array of annual and perennial flowers, native plants, shrubs, a few trees and ve... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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The District of Peachland is under a boil water notice. Turbidity levels in Peachland Creek increased over the 5 NTU threshold overnight forcing the boil water notice. Interior Health asks all community members to drink boiled water or a safe alternative until further notice. Water for drin... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Canada and Japan signed a military co-operation agreement ahead of today's G7 foreign ministers meeting where the North Korean nuclear crisis will be front and centre. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono signed an efficiency agreement Saturday nig... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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The federal government says a Canadian was killed in Peru. Global Affairs Canada says the death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas. Arevalo Lomas was a human rights activist of the Shipibo-Konibo people in the Ucayali region. The federal gover... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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A suicide bomber struck a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 57 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said another 119 people were wounded in Sunday's attack, updating an earlier toll. Gen.... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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As U.S. and Canadian government policies toward marijuana grow more divergent amid Canada's push for legalization, their stock exchanges have seen a flurry of cross-listing activity from companies eager to snap up investment capital and carve out dominant positions in a growing global market. ... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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The woman who raised a teen girl found dead in a river after she kept returning to the streets wants changes to Manitoba child welfare to prevent chronic runaways from ending up in grave danger. Kids who run away constantly while in government care have become a recurring problem due to [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Mary-Jane Wilkinson is worried about what will happen to families and a community grieving the dead and the injured in a tragic hockey bus crash earlier this month in Saskatchewan. Funerals have been held and residents of Humboldt where the junior league Broncos are based face the return to their... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Trans Mountain troubles B.C. Premier John Horgan's government may file a long-promised court reference this week to clarify questions around provincial authority over Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd.'s Trans Mountain p... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Canada's central bank governor says inflation will likely hover just above the historic target of two per cent for this entire year, but he's comfortable with that because the longer-term trendline is steady. Stephen Poloz challenged the notion that two per cent represents some unbreachab... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee early Sunday, according to police, who credited a bystander with saving many lives by wresting a weapon away from the gunman. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said via their Twitter account that authoritie... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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The mother of Michael Brown and the maker of a documentary about his death will be speaking at Harvard University. Brown was an unarmed, black 18-year-old when he was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The officer was not charged. Brown's death touched off widesprea... [...]
Sun, Apr 22, 2018
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