Back in class

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Source: News – Vernon Morning Star

It’s back to school Monday for teachers and students across British Columbia

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Easter Seals Makeover

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Vernon-Easter Seals Camp Winfield got an extreme makeover by local businesses and volunteers.

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Group hosts event targeting low energy city

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Vernon in Transition is inviting local citizens to think about how they can work together to become a more resilient, lower-energy community

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Lodge houses 40 years of memories

Written on:September 22, 2014
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The Best Western Plus Vernon Lodge – commonly known as The Lodge – turns 40 this year

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ISIS to Canadians: “You will not feel secure in your bedrooms”

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Threat is apparent attempt to deter members of the military alliance that has formed to challenge the terrorist group.

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Leona Aglukkaq announces new vehicle emissions regulations

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Canada’s federal environment minister is announcing new regulations for cars and trucks, to further lower greenhouse gas emissions and bring the country’s auto sector in line with the U.S. sector.

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Empty Vancouver homes receiving global attention with new blog

Written on:September 22, 2014
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The images of graffiti, boarded-up windows and overgrown brush would look at home on one of the many blogs dedicated to Detroit’s thousands of abandoned homes. But these million-dollar houses strewn about Vancouver’s west side have been left to decay by absentee owners planning to cash in on a speculative real estate market now getting global attention, according to the contributors of a new crowdsourced blog.

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Jory Zechner scoops top spot in YTV’s The Next Star

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Nipigon’s Jory Zechner has sung her way to the very top of YTV’s The Next Star competition.

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Bald eagle rescue 101: how to hitch a ride on a fishing boat

Written on:September 22, 2014
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A Vancouver Island fisherman gave a very tired looking bald eagle a lift to shore, after finding the exhausted bird floundering in the ocean near Nanoose Bay recently.

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Historic Quebec lawsuit against cigarette makers back in court

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Closing arguments in a historic class-action lawsuit against three tobacco companies begin today in Quebec Superior Court.

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South Korean president welcomed to Parliament Hill

Written on:September 22, 2014
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived on Parliament Hill this morning for a welcoming ceremony and meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The two leaders will make a joint statement later today and CBCNews.ca will carry it live, starting at 1:40 p.m. ET.

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ISIS urges jihadists to attack Canadians: ‘You will not feel secure in your bedrooms’

Written on:September 22, 2014
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In a 42-minute audio speech an ISIS spokesman urged supporters to kill Canadians, regardless of whether they were civilians or members of the military

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The story behind Justin Trudeau’s abortion strategy

Written on:September 22, 2014
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The Liberal Party wants you to know about its pro-choice abortion policy, one that’s meant to set them apart from the party of the ’90s, with its sizeable anti-abortion contingent, and which is expected to appeal to women voters.

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Chic hometown wedding in Salmon Arm & Enderby – Larissa + …

Written on:September 22, 2014
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We love the vast countryside and natural landscapes of Enderby and Salmon Arm which tend to be a lot more lush and green than the more desert-like areas of the Southern and Central Okanagan. A huge thanks to Hanna & Hanna Orchards in Salmon Arm for allowing us …. previous article: Elegant Vineyard & Lakeside Wedding at Cedar Creek Winery & Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna, BC – Lucy & Chris. blog design by tofurious. | © Kevin Trowbridge photography – all …

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Stephen Harper condemns ISIS audio urging attacks on Canadians

Written on:September 22, 2014
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Canadian government condemns extremist group audio recording distributed widely on social media that encourages attacks on civilians in member countries of the U.S.-led coalition opposed to violent spread of ISIS through areas of Syria and Iraq.

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Parks plan engaging

Written on:September 21, 2014
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The City of Vernon parks master plan public engagement process is gearing down after involving over 2,500 participants this summer

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Hollywood eyes return to Enderby

Written on:September 21, 2014
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Film, which would star Oscar winner Sir Anthony Hopkins, could be shot in North Okanagan

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Terry Fox Run raises $5,600

Written on:September 20, 2014
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Thirty-four white doves were released into the air to recognize the 34th annual Terry Fox Run Sunday morning at Coldstream Park.

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Classes begin Monday in Vernon and North Okanagan-Shuswap school districts

Written on:September 20, 2014
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B.C. Teachers Federation members vote 86 per cent in favour of a new contract

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Netflix warns Canada against regulating the internet

Written on:September 19, 2014
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Regulating the internet to help boost Canadian content will only hurt consumers, a Netflix executive said in an occasionally tense appearance before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Friday.

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