Crime scene investigated

Written on:May 28, 2015
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VERNON: RCMP investigating blood splatter on Fulton Road, at the Okanagan Landing Road intersection, near Ellison Elementary school.

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Candidates sought for Queen Silver Star

Written on:May 28, 2015
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The Vernon Winter Carnival’s Queen Silver Star Excellence Program is accepting applications

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Neighbours’ quick action douses Coldstream blaze

Written on:May 28, 2015
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A house fire was reported in the 1300 block of Sumac Lane at about 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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Body found in school yard

Written on:May 26, 2015
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VERNON: RCMP converge at Okanagan Landing Elementary Monday morning after body is found in school yard. Foul play has been ruled out.

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Mountain history in the making

Written on:May 26, 2015
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Silver Star Dreamweavers Society is putting together a new museum

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Enderby resident wins $1 million

Written on:May 26, 2015
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The winning ticket was bought at the Quilakwa Stop and Shop in Enderby.

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Leona Aglukkaq official ‘can’t do the math’ on climate targets for MPs

Written on:May 26, 2015
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The federal environment minister and her top officials were unable to provide concrete numbers on Canada’s new plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a parliamentary committee Tuesday.

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Kinder Morgan underestimating environmental, health risks of pipeline expansion – report

Written on:May 26, 2015
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A small but wealthy B.C. First Nation’s “pioneering” environmental assessment of Kinder Morgan Canada’s $5.4 billion oilsands pipeline expansion could “delay or derail” the megaproject, according to a legal analysis of the report.

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El Niño and how it affects Atlantic Canada’s weather

Written on:May 26, 2015
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El Niño, a weather anomaly in the Pacific Ocean that causes unusual weather conditions worldwide, is back. But what does that mean for us here on the East Coast?

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N.L. won’t budge in fisheries dispute over Canada-EU trade deal

Written on:May 26, 2015
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A dispute between the Newfoundland and Labrador government and Ottawa surrounding the Canadian European Union Comprehensive Trade Agreement (CETA) was reignited Tuesday.

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False killer whale ‘Chester’ rescued by Vancouver Aquarium won’t be released

Written on:May 26, 2015
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A young false killer whale found stranded in Tofino, B.C. last year won’t be released from Vancouver Aquarium because he doesn’t have the skills to survive, say officials.

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Telecoms, governments keep Canadians in dark about rampant surveillance

Written on:May 26, 2015
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Canadian telecommunications providers have been handing over vast amounts of customer information to law enforcement and government departments and agencies with little transparency or oversight, a new report says.

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Harper government changes course, now open to ‘voluntary’ CPP enhancement

Written on:May 26, 2015
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Finance Minister Joe Oliver says his government is ready to start consulting Canadians on allowing larger, “voluntary” contributions to the Canada Pension Plan.

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Sure, Vancouver is one of the world’s most livable cities — but it’s also ‘mind-numbingly boring,’ The Economist says

Written on:May 26, 2015
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An Economist travel blog singled out Vancouver as an example of how a city can be nice, but not fun

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Salmonella outbreak in Western Canada linked to live chicks in probe at Alberta hatchery

Written on:May 26, 2015
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The Public Health Agency of Canada says it’s investigating an outbreak of salmonella in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan that is linked to live chicks at an Alberta hatchery.

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‘Mindy Project’ staying on Canadian TV despite being dropped in U.S.

Written on:May 26, 2015
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Canadians will still be able to watch the ‘Mindy Project’ on TV — even though Americans can’t.

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Vernon chapter builds homes, hope

Written on:May 25, 2015
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The Vernon Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is busy preparing for construction of a triplex on Vernon’s East Hill

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Missing Vernon teen found safe

Written on:May 25, 2015
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Traci Genereaux, 17, was reported missing by Vernon RCMP May 15 after she left a medical treatment facility

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Scooter course on tap

Written on:May 24, 2015
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Vernon Protective Services, in partnership with the RCMP, Schubert Centre and Southward Medical Supplies host Scooter Safety Course June 4

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Defence minister insists radicals pose a threat

Written on:May 24, 2015
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Jason Kenney met with cadets at the Vernon Army Camp Saturday

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