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9 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ian Mulgrew: A fight to keep the violent at bay

Over the five weeks of the teachers' strike, there have pickets, numerous rallies, and even a students' walkout, all of it documented on social media. Here's a look at the best photos.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Reuters

Press Digest- Canada- Sept 15

The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Terrace Standard

Northwestern B.C. regional district to start recycling pick up

STIKINE regional district residents will be introduced to a new program for garbage collection early next month with the introduction of curbside pick up and recycling. The program, several years in the making and approved by regional district directors last month, goes into effect as of Oct. 6 for residences in the communities of Chimdemash, Usk, Gossan, Kleanza, Copperside Estates, New Remo, Old Remo, North Terrace, Thornhill, Jackpine Flats and the Lakelse Lake highway accessible areas.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Province should come to where the industry is

For those keeping track, there are now seven companies seeking to construct an LNG export terminal in the Prince Rupert area. This week Orca LNG joined Pacific NorthWest LNG at Lelu Island, the BG Group on Ridley Island, WCC LNG across the harbour on Lot 444, Woodside LNG at Grassy Point, Aurora LNG at either Grassy Point or Digby Island and Watson Island LNG on Watson Island.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Prince Rupert Terry Fox run set for Sunday

For more than 30 years Canadians have been working to outrun cancer through annual Terry Fox Run events across the country. The 2014 Terry Fox Run in Prince Rupert will take place on Sunday, Sept.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

AVHerald

Hawk DH8A near Terrace on Aug 30th 2014, engine shut down in flight

A Hawk Aviation de Havilland Dash 8-100 on behalf of Central Mountain Air, registration C-FDNG performing flight 9M-1407 from Prince Rupert,BC to Vancouver,BC with 14 people, was enroute when the crew reported an engine oil pressure problem and decided to divert to Terrace,BC subsequently advising they had shut down the engine.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

D.A.R.E. program seeking funding for coming school year

Two service clubs and one First Nations band donated a total of $1,780 during the 2013/2014 school year to help local RCMP teach the internationally recognized Drug Abuse Resistance Education program to 77 Grade 5 or 6 Prince Rupert school children.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Langley Times

B.C. VIEWS: Bleak summer for coastal ferry remake

There was an uproar in the B.C. legislature this spring when Transportation Minister Todd Stone went ahead with $19 million in cuts to low-usage coastal ferry routes.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Aldergrove Star

Four Abbotsford Police officers to ride with Cops for Cancer

Four Abbotsford Police officers will slip into spandex, strap on their helmets and hit the road as part of the the annual Cops for Cancer cycling tours to raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Mission City Record

Mission cop to join Cops for Cancer cycling tour

Pam Alexis, Carol Hamilton, and Bronwen Sutherland were put behind bars to help raise money for Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley this past weekend.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Legion break-in yields 70 days in jail

A Prince Rupert man was sentenced this week to 70 days in jail for his role in a break and enter that left the Prince George branch of the Royal Canadian Legion with thousands of dollars in damage.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Brooklynvegan

What's going on Friday? (Joanna Gruesome, Handsome Family, Single...

Joanna Gruesome, Big Ups @ South Street Seaport Joanna Gruesome pull equally from indie pop and aggressive punk, and the energy of their super-fun live shows leans more towards the latter.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cops ready to roll for annual Cops for Cancer

More than 100 police officers and emergency services personnel will slip into spandex, strap on their helmets and hit the road next month as part of the the annual Cops for Cancer cycling tours to raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre - August 27

Friday Whist:Ladies' 1st - M. Shrubsal, 2nd - Gerda K.;Men 1st - R. Basso, 2nd - D. Eby.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bloomberg

Canadian Ports Win as Ships Avoid U.S. on Labor Concern

While U.S. West Coast ports are mired in a labor dispute and congestion hobbles local railways, Prince Rupert is winning customers with its shorter sailing times from China and efficient infrastructure that can whisk freight to the U.S. Midwest and beyond.

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Prince George Citizen

Highway of Tears probe hit by budget cuts

Also known as Project E-Pana, the effort will lose six investigators as a result of a $1.4-million reduction in spending on the major crimes section, the B.C. RCMP confirmed Monday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KRBD-FM Ketchikan

DOT draft plan calls for fewer Prince Rupert trips

State Department of Transportation officials were in Ketchikan last week to present the draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan, answer questions and take public input.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Container ship docks on trial run as Nanaimo Port Authority seeks more business

The port has been working with contractor DP World Vancouver, which has a subcontract with Westwood, to create a direct connection to the Asia Pacific market.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Gitxsan test new legal landscape for First Nations' grievances across Canada

Delgamuukw is 78 years old and shares his name with a Supreme Court ruling that forever changed aboriginal relations in Canada, but he says he'll never be done with activism.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Yun-Jou Chang makes connections through arts and culture

It's become one of the biggest events at Richmond Cultural Centre-thanks to the efforts of people like Yun-Jou Chang.

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