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10 hrs ago | A-Infos Radio Project

GroundWire: GroundWire | July 7, 2014, Segment 1

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CHRW in London, Ontario by Ed von Aderkas.

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19 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Statistics reveal Canadian prisons becoming more violent places

Correctional Service Canada statistics indicate that rates of violence among inmates in federal prisons are outpacing the country's prison population growth.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Michael W. Smith to perform Christmas concert in Abbotsford

"Christmas with Michael W. Smith" will feature a full symphony orchestra, and the local show is the popular artist's only stop in British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Canada, Symphony, Arts

STN Online

Aledo ISD Chooses Gatekeeper XFORCE High Definition Body Worn Recorders and Cameras

ABBOTSFORD, B.C., Canada - Gatekeeper Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received a new contract from Aledo Independent School District in Texas for an undisclosed number of high definition body worn recorders and cameras.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Langley Times

Rural drivers face challenge of delays from coal trains

This summer, drivers in rural North Langley will get a taste of what Langley City drivers deal with on a daily basis - slow-moving coal trains which block crossings and cause traffic headaches.

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The Abbotsford News

Chad Kroeger's former home in Abbotsford hits market for $9 million

The 20,135-square-foot former Abbotsford home of Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger is for sale and can be yours for just under $9 million .

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Chad Kroeger, Canada, Pop/Rock, Nickelback

Prince George Citizen

Police say public safety a concern in Abbotsford, B.C., as dispute escalates

An ongoing dispute between two groups of teens and young adults in Abbotsford, B.C., has escalated to the point that police are concerned about public safety.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Abbotsford's proposed ban on agricultural land grow-ops denied

Commercial marijuana grow-ops could come to Abbotsford despite efforts to keep them outside city limits after the province rejected the city's proposed bylaw to ban grows from the Agricultural Land Reserve .

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Berrybeat Festival heats up downtown Abbotsford

Katelyn Preston is having fun at the boat race booth at the 33rd annual Berrybeat Festival in Downtown Abbotsford.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Slice of Life: July 5 to 10

The annual Berrybeat Festival takes place in the streets of Historic Downtown Abbotsford this weekend.

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The Western Producer

Couple likes low overhead, low risk approach

He recalls going to the Circle Y in the Big Muddy, where he learned to ride and rope as part of a saddle club.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Economic summit aimed at small- to medium-sized businesses

The Fraser Valley Economic Summit, hosted by the city of Abbotsford, will feature a variety of keynote speakers, breakout sessions and a mayor's panel.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

OUTLOOK: Building better berries

In greenhouse conditions, Baumann and company can grow two generations of strawberries in a year, proving a quicker timeline to evaluate and produce new varieties.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, Entomology,

CBC News

Do B.C.'s homeless have a right to live on city property? Top court to decide

After being forced to vacate a site on Gladys Avenue in October, homeless people and their supporters set up a homeless protest camp in Jubilee Park.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Heat in the Street returns to Abbotsford

The Heat in the Street ball hockey series returns to Abbotsford for its fourth season on Thursday, July 10 at Rick Hansen Secondary School .

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Related Topix: Canada, Kids, Family

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Jam in Jubilee returns in July for its 10th anniversary year

The series takes place at Jubilee Park, located in downtown Abbotsford in the area of South Fraser Way and McCallum Road.

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GlobalNews

Speed limits going up on some B.C. highways

WATCH: After much controversy and months of studies and surveys, speed limits on several B.C. highways are going up.

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The Williams Lake Tribune

Truckers unlikely to use B.C.'s higher speed limits

The B.C. Trucking Association, which opposed the move, says its member companies had "no appetite for higher speed limits" and will likely direct their drivers to maintain their current speed policies in the name of safety and efficiency.

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GlobalNews

High-profile gang trial coming to an end

A trial in Vancouver that has offered an unprecedented look inside the Vancouver area's street gangs is drawing to a close with final submissions beginning Wednesday, nearly seven years after a mass killing that has come to epitomize the region's violent underground drug trade.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Castanet.net

Strike cancels summer classes

A handful of municipalities in British Columbia say they are cancelling summer classes because of a province-wide teachers' strike.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada,

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