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10 hrs ago | 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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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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