Canucks can’t buy a goal in loss to Stars

Written on:December 18, 2014
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Source: CBC | British Columbia News

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Kari Lehtonen stopped 27 saves for his second shutout of season and the 29th of his career as the Dallas Stars defeated Vancouver 2-0 on Wednesday to extend the Canucks’ losing streak to five games.

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‘We are not Liberals, that’s for sure’: Sikhs ‘across Canada’ to jump Trudeau ship — starting right here in Vancouver

Written on:December 18, 2014
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A large group of Sikhs in B.C. who have threatened to abandon Justin Trudeau’s Liberals say their political protest is reaching Sikh communities across the country.

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Full text of Peter Mansbridge’s interview with Stephen Harper

Written on:December 18, 2014
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Read a complete transcript of Peter Mansbridge’s year-end interview with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Harper guided by RCMP training as gunshots echoed during Oct. 22 attack

Written on:December 17, 2014
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In a year-end interview with the CBC’s Peter Mansbridge, Prime Minister Stephen Harper reveals for the first time how he coped inside a caucus room closet as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stormed Parliament Hill’s Centre Block after killing Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.

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Stephen Harper touts merits of Alberta’s carbon pricing system

Written on:December 17, 2014
Stephen Harper touts merits of Alberta’s carbon pricing system

In a year-end interview with Peter Mansbridge, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has indicated for the first time a willingness to implement on a ‘broader’ scale a carbon pricing system similar to the one in Alberta.

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Where do young Canadians turn to for mental health help?

Written on:December 17, 2014
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More than one in 10 young Canadians say they consulted professionals for mental health problems in 2012 and about a quarter sought informal support, Statistics Canada says.

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Miller earns the Realtors Care Award

Written on:December 17, 2014
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Don Miller has played an integral role in many of the Silver Star Rotary Club’s fundraising efforts

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Bands on the Run rock Kal Tire Place

Written on:December 17, 2014
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Vernon Vipers den taken over by 1,300 country fans to see Blackjack Billy, Doc Walker and the Road Hammers

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There’s still too much salt in your restaurant food

Written on:December 16, 2014
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Sodium levels in most foods served at chain restaurants in Canada have stayed the same over three years, say nutrition researchers calling for government-enforced action to reduce sodium.

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Ugly sweaters drive conservation

Written on:December 15, 2014
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Vernon asked residents to turn down the heat and put on their coziest (and ugliest) sweaters for a chance to win

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Barking dog alerts Enderby woman to prowlers

Written on:December 15, 2014
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RCMP officers make one arrest after two men were peering into a window at a home near Larsen Drive Friday evening

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B.C. SPCA seizes 16 emaciated horses from Okanagan farm

Written on:December 14, 2014
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The B.C. SPCA is investigating after discovering numerous horses on a farm in B.C.’s Interior that were malnourished and near death.

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Paralympian inspires youth

Written on:December 14, 2014
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Josh Dueck met recently with students of the Vernon School District’s Snowsports Academy

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Renovations to transform rec complex

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One of Vernon’s busiest amenities is undergoing a major facelift

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Canada stays mum on controversial Israeli bill

Written on:December 14, 2014
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Canada says it is too soon to comment on an Israeli bill that has caused controversy within that country and provoked criticism from several Western allies for threatening to revoke Arabic’s official-language status and change wording in the country’s basic law about its democratic characteristic.

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U.S. man sentenced in cold-case murder of Ontario nurse

Written on:December 14, 2014
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A man who murdered his ex-girlfriend but remained free for 30 years before police solved the crime was sentenced Friday to 26 years to life in prison.

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Fire destroys Vancouver home, but not family after community steps up

Written on:December 13, 2014
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The Edwards-Cyrus family lost their East Vancouver home in a fire. CBC’s Jennifer Chen tells how the community rallied to raise more than $18,000.

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Health Canada advises parents to shop smart for children’s toys

Written on:December 13, 2014
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Health Canada is warning consumers shopping for children’s gifts to choose toys wisely to ensure that everyone has a safe and happy holiday season.

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Deer on ice rescued by conservation officers in Okanagan

Written on:December 13, 2014
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Conservation officers rescued a white-tailed deer that had fallen on the frozen Duck Lake, near Kelowna, B.C.

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Foreign workers: Microsoft gets green light from Ottawa for foreign trainees

Written on:December 13, 2014
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The federal government has quietly granted an exemption to Microsoft Canada that will allow the company to bring in an unspecified number of temporary foreign workers to train in British Columbia.

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