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  1. Drinking water now, pipeline debate later: Saskatchewan premier on oil spillRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says his top concern right now is making sure communities affected by an oil spill have enough drinking water and the wider debate over pipelines can wait. "We need to make sure that drinking water is available, that potable water is available to communities affected by this.

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  2. Record numbers of overdose deaths prompt new provincial actions on drug addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    Four years into a sharp increase in drug-overdose deaths in B.C., the premier has announced additional measures and a dedicated task force aimed at bringing the epidemic back under control. "This is an urgent health emergency," Christy Clark said at a press conference in Vancouver this morning .

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  3. B.C. Government to tackle crisis of fentanyl drug overdose deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced further action to deal with the crisis of drug overdose deaths in the province, including a joint task force. "From January to June, there has been a 74 per cent increase in fentanyl deaths," said Clark.

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  4. Clark steals show at ferry protestRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Coast Reporter

    Between 1,500 and 2,000 people, including 60 from the Sunshine Coast, rallied on the lawn of the B.C. Legislature in Victoria on Tuesday afternoon in protest of the planned service cuts by BC Ferries. - Photo courtesy BC Ferry Coalition Premier Christy Clark stole the show when an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 people descended on the B.C. legislature grounds Tuesday for the Defend Our Marine Highways protest against BC Ferries service cuts and fare hikes.

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  5. B.C. asks for Ottawa's help in fentanyl crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CTV

    British Columbia is asking the federal government to help it crack down on fentanyl overdoses that have been classified a public health emergency in the province. Premier Christy Clark wants the federal government to restrict access to devices, such as pill presses and tableting machines, and to pursue stronger penalties against people who import and traffic in fentanyl.

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  6. Wynne's claims contradicted as Ontario GDP lower than some American statesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Canadian Business Magazine

    It turns out Ontario's economic performance isn't as strong compared with some of our American neighbours as Premier Kathleen Wynne claimed. Wynne last week announced that Ontario's first quarter economic growth in 2016 was 0.8 per cent, or three per cent at an annualized rate, which she boasted was "a faster rate than Canada, the United States and all other G7 countries."

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  7. B.C. wants federal crackdown on fentanyl trafficking to fight health emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    British Columbia is asking the federal government to help it crack down on fentanyl overdoses that have been classified a public health emergency in the province. Premier Christy Clark wants the federal government to restrict access to devices, such as pill presses and tableting machines, and to pursue stronger penalties against people who import and traffic in fentanyl.

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  8. Email from Vancouver realtor to clients suggest ways around foreign buyer taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    A letter from a Vancouver realtor to his clients suggests ways to get around the new 15 per cent foreign buyer tax implemented by the provincial government. It is just part of a howling chorus of real estate professionals upset with the province's latest legislation.

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  9. Raw log rally attendees send message to BC gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Close to 100 people gathered the parking lot of the Johnston Road 7-Eleven on Friday and marched to Victoria Quay to support a campaign to ban raw log exports. Representatives from major forest industry unions and environmental organizations along with local elected officials and First Nations marched Friday, July 22, in Port Alberni to rally for sustainable forestry.

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  10. B.C. calls on Ottawa to crack down on fentanyl, restrict pill pressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    British Columbia Premier Christy Clark arrives for a meeting of Premiers in Whitehorse, Yukon, Friday, July, 22, 2016. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark arrives for a meeting of Premiers in Whitehorse, Yukon, Friday, July, 22, 2016.

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  11. Wall says drinking water the focus following oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CKNW News Talk 980

    Saskatchewan's premier says the most important thing in the oil spill crisis in his province is making sure affected communities have enough drinking water. "We have a lot of folks in the RM of P.A. who don't have water, so the government is cooperating, the municipalities are cooperating and Husky has offered to provide potable water.

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  12. Summerland wineries cheer new interprovincial wine agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Summerland Review

    On Friday, the three premiers announced an agreement making it easier to purchase Canadian wines that were not made in their home provinces. "This is good news for Canadians who love B.C. wine, for B.C. wineries and the 10,000 British Columbians whose jobs depend on a strong and growing wine industry," said Premier Christy Clark.

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  13. After DIICOT prosecutors froze Petromidia refinery's assets in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nine O'Clock

    KazMunayGas, Kazakhstan's state oil and gas company, has started legal proceedings against Romania after Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism prosecutors placed a levy upon Petromidia refinery's assets, as part of a criminal case that concerns the way the refinery was privatised, thus disrupting the company's plans to sell a package of KMG International shares to a Chinese company, Financial Times informs. The Kazakh Group has sent to the Romanian Government a notice of investment dispute, the first step in an international arbitration case.

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  14. P.E.I. premier says government actively working on ferry solutionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Cape Breton Post

    Premier Wade MacLauchlan said his government is actively working with all partners, led by the federal government, to pursue additional ferry service between Wood Islands and Caribou. The ferry service has been reduced to one boat this season when it was discovered at the last minute that the MV Holiday Island required significant repairs.

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  15. August 7 referendum: Will we muddle through yet again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    With about one week before the Big Referendum on August 7 to decide whether the constitution draft will be approved, most Thais may still be undecided on how to vote. For one thing, quite a few can't be sure whether they are being asked to vote on the charter draft - or whether it's a vote of confidence or lack of confidence in Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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  16. Former Pheu Thai MP faces chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    A FORMER Pheu Thai MP and 10 others face charges of criminal association and of violating the referendum law after the National Council for Peace and Order filed complaints and demanded that they be tried at both civil and military courts. The NCPO took action after security officers raided local government offices in Chiang Mai and the company of a well-known political clan on Saturday and found copies of letters "distorting" the draft charter.

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  17. Public views on the charter still blurredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Judging from the current public awareness, the August 7 referendum on the draft constitution is not as exciting as the previous one a decade ago, when people voted whether to approve the draft charter of 2007. Many people are still unaware when the national vote takes place and whether August 7 is a big day.

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  18. Govt created mass awareness against terrorism: PMRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says her government has been able to create mass awareness against the twin devils-militancy and terrorism. Photo: Star Renewing her firm resolve to free Bangladesh from terrorism and militancy, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has been able to create mass awareness against the twin devils.

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  19. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall calls Husky oil spill 'terrible situation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Premier Brad Wall said his No. 1 priority is the emergency reponse to the oil spill and ensuring people have enough drinking water.

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  20. The battle for the Free State, the heartland of SARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Despite its image as a mecca for conservatives and its high concentration of white commercial farmers, the Free State has always been one of the strongest bastions in the African National Congress's line-up of regional dominance. In the 2011 local government elections, just over 70 percent of total votes cast went to the ANC.

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