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A Penticton man is counting his lucky stars after a $100,000 windfall on a Scratch & Win ticket. Mukhtar Arifov purchased a BCLC Snowflake 777 ticket from Cherry Lane Mall and scratched it while there, and couldn't believe his good fortune. "I realized I won so I went [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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The list of wineries participating in a new Vernon wine event is growing. Dahl Group Events and Wings Vernon say Meyer Family Vineyard, Mayhem Wines, Peak Cellars Winery, Play Estate Winery and Waterside Wine will take part in the Vernon Wine Show. The event will take place Feb. 20, from [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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Add the impact of a global pandemic to teenaged angst, and it is a stressful time for youths. To help teens navigate these stressful days, CMHA Vernon, in partnership with the YMCA, is facilitating a Y-Mind Teen Mindfulness group series. The group supports youth ages 13-18 who are experiencing anxie... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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Add the impact of a global pandemic to teenaged angst, and it is a stressful time for youths. To help teens navigate these stressful days, CMHA Vernon, in partnership with the YMCA, is facilitating a Y-Mind Teen Mindfulness group series. The group supports youth ages 13-18 who are experiencing anxie... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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A new podcast series on the disappearance of four-year-old Michael Dunahee dives deep into the 30-year search for the missing Victoria boy. The first episode of ­Missing Michael, by Island-based ­journalist Laura Palmer, released Tuesday, opens with audio from home videos of Michael meeting ... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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Island Health is temporarily shuffling health-care workers, closing laboratories and diverting ambulances as it struggles to cope with Omicron-driven staffing challenges. President and CEO Kathy MacNeil said while temporarily pausing or changing services “has a real impact on those who have to... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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More than 200 Afghan refugees have arrived in Vancouver, the most to reach the province since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan last August. Sean Fraser, Canada's minister responsible for refugees, says the latest arrivals are among a total of 7,000 refugees that have now been airlifted to... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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Canadian airlines say flights to the U.S. remain unaffected by the rollout of new 5G wireless technology. Several international airlines cancelled flights to the United States this week over concerns that 5G mobile phone service could interfere with aircraft technology. Following demands from large ... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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A Royal Canadian Navy admiral says a frigate departing today for the Mediterranean is prepared for "any threat" as tensions with Russia mount. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, families weren't permitted on the wharf in Halifax for the traditional sendoff as the HMCS Montreal pulled away f... [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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For the first time, all Americans can log on to a government website and order free, at-home COVID-19 tests. But the White House push may do little to ease the omicron surge, and experts say Washington will have to do a lot more to fix the country's long-troubled testing system. [...]
Wed, Jan 19, 2022
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