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by Dermod Travis on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

From the deaths of 30 horses at California's Santa Anita Park this racing season to last month's raid at Vancouver's Hastings Racecourse by the Canadian Border Security Agency (CBSA), the sport of kings is taking a beating this summer.

And once again it seems either the whistleblower or law enforcement is placed on the hot seat.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 05 2019

In a media release Thursday, Health Canada said it is advising Canadians who use vaping products to monitor themselves for symptoms of pulmonary illness (e.g., cough, shortness of breath, chest pain) and to seek medical attention promptly if they have concerns about their health.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 04 2019

The Ktunaxa Nation will receive $16.1 million in federal government support to protect the Qat’muk area, also known as the Jumbo Valley.

It covers 211,045 hectares in the southeastern area of BC in the central Purcell Mountains. Developers have been trying to build the Jumbo Glacier Resort there for over 25 years.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 29 2019

With the school year about to start back up, the Canada Safety Council would like to take this opportunity to remind motorists across Canada to adjust their driving habits accordingly.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Know your bike and where you’re permitted to ride it in BC Parks.

In response to the growing popularity of electric bikes, BC Parks is implementing an e-bike policy to help protect sensitive wildlife, ecosystems and cultural values.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 26 2019

These days, sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another - as in the "greatest of all-time." This is a story about actual goats.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Aug 22 2019

“It's your fault.” “No it's not, it's yours.” “Stop bickering, why don't we all just agree to blame it on the Speaker?” “We can't do that.” “Why not? It makes perfect sense and it gets us all off the hook at the same time.”

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 22 2019

Hundreds of Canadian scientists sent a letter this morning (August 22, 2019) to Stéphane Perrault, the Chief Electoral Officer, urging Elections Canada to clarify how the science on climate change can be communicated during the election period. 

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit is investigating following the discovery of the bodies of two men on Saturday afternoon near Ashcroft.

On Aug. 17,  Lytton RCMP frontline officers were called to a rural area north of Spences Bridge for a report that two bodies had been discovered at that location.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 19 2019

George Hazard-Benoit has been found safe and sound after spending 30 plus hours in thick dense woods in the Lions Lake area in Mackenzie.

George was reported missing after he became separated from his mom while she and a friend were berry picking.

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