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18 hrs ago | 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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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Black Press purchases Haida Gwaii Observer

Black Press, owner of the Northern View , announced on Thursday an agreement to purchase the Haida Gwaii Observer from Jeff King.

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Seattle Times

Guest: B.C. is competition for Washington state trade

To world travelers, British Columbia's Vancouver is a bewitching urban jewel with mountains framing seaplanes, cruise ships, high rises and sandy beaches.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Port explores Harbour City's LNG potential

With the B.C. government pushing the liquefied natural gas industry, Nanaimo may be able to take advantage of related opportunities that come.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Resource Investing News

Highbank Resources Hires Foresight Innovations for Swamp Point Construction

Highbank Resources Ltd. announced that it has finalized a contract with Foresight Innovations Ltd., located in Victoria B.C..

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

B.C. Appeal Court judge who wrote ruling dismissing Robert Pickton appeal dies

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Prince George Citizen

Out-of-towners at centre of crime surge: police

There is a wave of criminal activity at the street level in Prince George, but instead of it being familiar suspects, the perpetrators are mostly newcomers from the northwest region.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

GlobalNews

Hundreds of people remain out of their homes as crews battle China Nose wildfire near Houston

About 120 homes remain under an Evacuation Order along Highway 16 as a massive fire continues to burn uncontrolled about 15 km south of Houston.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBC News

Humpback whale's hour-long visit with B.C. boat caught on camera

An extended close encounter with a humpback whale off B.C.'s north coast was caught on camera, and some of the incredible footage is now being shared online.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Thursday, August 21

1862 - British sailor Billy Barker strikes gold in western Canada's Cariboo mountains, digging up $600,000-worth.

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The Georgia Straight

Gitxsan First Nation grants extension on CN Rail eviction

Gitxsan First Nation members who rely on the Skeena River for fish say they worry about the environmental impacts of trains that run close to the water.

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The Williams Lake Tribune

Tourism operators suffering

Midway through the 2014 tourist season, tourism businesses along Highway 20 from end to end are hurting, according to a recent survey conducted by Bella Coola Valley Tourism.

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Coquitlam Now

MLA investigates B.C.'s growing pains

Try living on B.C.'s north coast, where the frenzy surrounding provincial plans for liquid natural gas projects has seen average rents in Kitimat leap from $450 a month in 2010 to $1,800 now.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Marine News

Fitch: West Coast Labor Delay Sending Cargo North

The ongoing risk of a strike or work slowdown at West Coast ports may already be diverting cargo to other distribution methods and setting the stage for broader economic impacts, Fitch Ratings says.

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