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Commuters on Pandosy Street may have noticed some serious-looking police action this morning. But, there's no need for concern – it was only a drill. The RCMP Emergency Response Team held its monthly training exercise at two homes near Kelowna General Hospital that are set to be torn do... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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A small portion of the Mabel Lake Forest Service Road east of Mabel Lake is being closed temporarily to all vehicle traffic due to safety concerns. The ministry says the closure takes effect Friday, Apr. 28 at 7 a.m. and covers a a 100-metre stretch of the road, starting at about [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Shania Twain fears Lyme disease may have been behind vocal issues that sidelined her career for years. The country star developed dysphonia, a vocal cord disorder often caused by stress, but she recently discovered a bacterial infection may have been behind the drama. As she warms up for a per... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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The mother of a missing Ecuadorian man studying in Vancouver has issued an emotional plea for information that could help find her son. Lupe Carrera travelled to Vancouver from Ecuador and spoke at a news conference at the University of British Columbia. Louis Gonick was last seen on the eveni... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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A team of scuba divers was being called in Thursday to help in the search for four hunters missing in northeastern Alberta. The RCMP dive team from British Columbia was to arrive in the area north of Fort Chipewyan in the afternoon. Police said the divers would work with boats equipped with [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Members of a Canadian class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen can submit claims for reimbursement starting on Friday after an Ontario judge ordered the car manufacturer to pay $2.1 billion to affected customers. Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba wrote in his judgment Wednesday that the 105,0... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Give Yourself a Gift - smartUBC Mindfulness By Corinne Crockett Anxiety, depression and burn-out are familiar words that take on a whole new meaning when you're the one experiencing them I know, because it happened to me. A queen at multi-tasking and doing it all, I thought I had... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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An Ohio man accused of kidnapping a neighbour and keeping her trapped in a pit has been ordered held on $1 million bond. A municipal court judge in Wilmington set bond Thursday for 45-year-old Dennis Dunn, who participated via video from jail. A public defender was appointed to represent Dunn,... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux has tabled a bill to force municipal police officers to ditch their colourful protest pants. The bill amends the Police Act to obligate police officers and special constables to wear the uniform and equipment provided by their employer. Montreal p... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Oliver volunteer firefighters were busy running from one incident to the next on Wednesday night. At about 9 p.m. they responded to a single vehicle rollover on Tucelnuit Drive, north of Oliver. The single male occupant was assisted in getting out of the vehicle and transported to hospital. ... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Suncor Energy (TSX:SU) has a potential opportunity to make further purchases in Alberta's oilsands if foreign multinationals continue to exit the sector, the oil and gas company's chief executive said Thursday. Suncor feels no pressure to buy but is watching closely for opportunities and ... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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British Columbia's election campaign is entering its final stretch after a TV debate Wednesday night that saw the three party leaders spar on the economy, housing and political leadership. Liberal Leader Christy Clark is trying to maintain her party's 16-year grip on power and while her r... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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David Hasselhoff still can't believe his manager ruined his chances of playing Superman by turning the role down on her client's behalf. The Baywatch star discovered he and Christopher Reeve were being considered for Richard Donner's 1978 film and he was excited to don the leotard and... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT) says demand for its main product is expected to be strong for the remainder of the year and its 2017 earnings outlook has improved since January. PotashCorp now expects to earn between 45 and 65 cents per share this year, about 25 per cent better [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network on a more digital future. The cuts will trim ESPN's stable of on-air talent and writers by about 10 per cent. The... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions — or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It's been theme parks. Since 2011, when Comcast first took over NBCUniversal's film and TV studios, cable and broadcast network... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Crime Stoppers is asking the public's assistance in locating the following female who is wanted on a province-wide warrant as of April 27, 2017. Christy Jo Bottos (DOB 1979-08-03) is wanted for one count of break and enter, one count of theft under $5000, one count of mischief and one [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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University students in Newfoundland are being asked to keep their studies family friendly after a custodian recently walked in on two people having early morning relations in a study room. "That space is for learning and working," Memorial University business administration dean Wilfred... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Farid El-Hayouni and Ibtissam Saidi are almost certain they won't live on Prospect Drive again. The couple had a duplex on the street in Fort McMurray's north end, where they lived with their three young sons and El-Hayouni's parents. They had a beautiful view of a nearby pond from... [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Orlando Bloom has insisted he wasn't trying to cause offence by referring to himself as a "pikey" in a recent interview. The Lord of the Rings star was chatting to host Nick Grimshaw on BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show in the U.K. on Wednesday about doing his own stunts when he [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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