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Crime Stoppers is asking the public's assistance in locating the following female who is wanted on a province-wide warrant in effect as of December 6, 2019. Trisha Lee Harper (DOB 1977-12-14) is wanted for three counts of theft under $5000. Harper is described as a 41-year-old Caucasian fema... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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The first segments of pipe for the Coastal GasLink project begin to arrive at storage sites this week in anticipation of construction ramp up later next year, TC Energy reported on Tuesday. The $6.6-billion pipeline, which will provide the natural gas feed for the $40-billion LNG Canada project, wil... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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If you can't take the people to Bethlehem, bring Bethlehem to the people. Once again, Vernon's Emmanuel Baptist Church is putting on Bethlehem Star, an elaborate free event, Friday, Dec. 6, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 3-7 p.m. This is the 11th year the [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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The province is on track to launch the new counter-flow system on the Alex Fraser Bridge by the end of the year, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. Current work is focused on testing the electrical components and intelligent transportation signs needed for the reversible... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Don't feel like putting up a Christmas tree this year? Try making one on your head. Pinterest has revealed the most searched for holiday trends in Canada this year, and one of the most popular is ‘Christmas tree hair.' Not only is the bold beauty look a highly sought after [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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A six-storey residential building collapsed Friday in Kenya's capital, officials said, with at least four people killed and others trapped in the debris. The scene was all too familiar in a city where an audit once found more than half of buildings unsafe for habitation. Associated Press video s... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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A gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia killed at least five people and injured more than 40 Friday. Firefighters rescued people trapped in the building, which officials said is still in danger of collapse. The explosion occurred toward the top of the 12-story building in the ci... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Police on Friday fatally shot four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, drawing both praise and condemnation in a case that has sparked protests across the country. The suspects were in police custody and had not been formally charged with any crime. The burned body [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Legal experts say the justice system is failing Canada's working poor, many of whom are unable to afford lawyers and end up pleading guilty or representing themselves in court. In Alberta, legal aid isn't available to anyone making over $20,000 a year. In Ontario, the threshold is $17,731. B... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Justin Timberlake has publicly apologized to his actress-wife Jessica Biel days after he was seen holding hands with Alisha Wainwright, the co-star of his upcoming movie. The pop star and actor wrote Wednesday on Instagram that he prefers to "stay away from gossip as much as I can, but for [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Travellers heading east should be advised that Environment Canada has issued another snowfall warning for the Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass. Snowfall warnings have been on and off all week for the Trans-Canada highway and Environment Canada is calling for as much as 20 cm as heavy snow is falling [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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UPDATE 8:02 a.m. Revelstoke RCMP tell Castanet that two commercial tractor-trailers collided head-on 40 km east of Revelstoke at 4:30 a.m. Friday morning. Both drivers were pinned in their vehicles and needed to be extricated by the Revelstoke Fire Rescue Service. Both men have been taken to hospita... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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The Bank of Canada says governor Stephen Poloz will not seek a second term as governor when his seven-year term expires next year. Poloz, 64, said the role of Bank of Canada governor has been his dream job. "My time as Governor has been the most fulfilling of my long [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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There will be some high-elevation tunes at Big White this spring. The organizers of Kelowna's Denim on the Diamond are shaking off their Canadian tuxedos in April and donning skis suits for the first annual AltiTunes Music Festival, featuring the Arkells. The one-day event, announced Friday morn... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Hailey Bieber hates the way that social media "puts women up against each other" and creates "toxic narratives." The 23-year-old model is no stranger to finding herself at the center of headlines, with fans recently pitting her against her husband Justin Bieber's ex Selena G... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Khloe Kardashian has forgiven her ex Tristan Thompson and the woman he cheated on her with, Jordyn Woods, in a heartfelt Instagram message to the pair. The reality star called time on her romance with Tristan, the father of her 17-month-old daughter True, when reports emerged that he'd been [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Alanis Morissette slipped into a disguise as she busked in New York City's 50th Street subway station for Wednesday's installment of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Ironic hitmaker wore a blonde wig, sunglasses and hat, while Fallon donned a beard and sunglasses to obscure their... [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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The cape worn by Christopher Reeve in the original 1978 movie Superman and the pipe smoked by Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring are expected to fetch hundreds of thousands at auction. Going up for sale by Julien's Auctions, the Superman cape [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Motley Crue decided to break an agreement never to tour again after bonding while making their biopic The Dirt. The band officially broke up in 2015, and signed a deal blocking members from reuniting the group without all of its founders Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, Vince Neil, Tommy Lee. [...]
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
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Kanye West is reportedly taking his Sunday Service choir to play one of their biggest shows yet, at New York's Yankee Stadium. According to TMZ, the rapper is teaming up with the famed pastor and televangelist Joel Osteen once again to deliver a show-stopping performance in association with Joe... [...]
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