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(Updated) Temperatures soar into record books in several B.C. communities on Canada Day

July 2, 2013

Several temperature records were set on Canada Day around B.C. “Impressive,” said Environment Canada meteorologist John McIntyre. “The story is that usually these hot spells are at the end of July, so we’re starting pretty early with well-above-normal temperatures.” Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Helping hand aids the books at BC Ferries

June 21, 2013
Helping hand aids the books at BC Ferries

BC Ferries actually made some money last year, but the figures released in the company’s year end fiscal report may be a bit deceiving. The company says it recorded a profit of 15.5 million dollars in fiscal 2013, compared to a nine million dollar loss in 2012. That’s despite another drop in ridership. Vehicle and [...]

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BC’s Finance Minister ready for June session to start

June 14, 2013

BC’s Finance Minister is promising no surpises when February’s provincial budget hits the table in the Legislature.  In the budget, which has not been passed yet,  was a pledge to sell of about 100 surplus properties to help balance the books.  Finance Minister Mike de Jong was asked if they are making progress on the [...]

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Cheap books, a night market and pancakes: This week's Scout List

May 23, 2013

A curated list of other things to do this weekend. Brought to you by Scout Magazine. globeandmail – British Columbia

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The Great TV Debate

April 30, 2013
The Great TV Debate

Leaders of BC’s four main political parties faced off on tv Monday night but spent most of the 90 minute debate looking at the camera more than at each other.   All candidates at times failing to answer the questions asked but rather staying on their scripted messages. Each had to face issues that have [...]

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