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Last First expedition: from Inuvik to Pond Inlet in a rowboat

July 29, 2013

In the Vancouver-based Last First expedition, four men attempting to travel the Northwest Passage this summer in a 7.6-metre-long rowboat from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, to Pond Inlet, Nunavut. They hope to reveal the shocking effects of climate change on the Arctic. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Humans blamed for wildfire that disrupted travel at Kelowna’s airport

July 26, 2013

Humans are likely responsible for a wildfire that grounded traffic at Kelowna International Airport in the central Okanagan on Thursday night. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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NDP to disclose detailed travel expenses

July 26, 2013

VICTORIA — New Democratic Party MLAs will next month begin posting detailed records of travel and other related expenses, pushing them one step beyond their Liberal counterparts when it comes to individual disclosure. “We made the decision that we were simply going to go ahead,” NDP caucus chair Shane Simpson said Thursday, acknowledging both sides [...]

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Senator Wallin says sorry for mistakes on travel claims

June 14, 2013
Senator Wallin says sorry for mistakes on travel claims

Senator Pamela Wallin has broken her silence over the Senate expense claims scandal, saying in an exclusive interview Thursday with CBC’s Peter Mansbridge that she is sorry and that she takes responsibility for mistakes she made. CBC | British Columbia News

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RCMP travel limits breach parliamentary privilege, senator says

May 7, 2013
RCMP travel limits breach parliamentary privilege, senator says

MP’s and senators are expressing concern over the RCMP’s decision to keep an officer from testifying before a Senate committee yesterday, saying the move is a breach of parlimentary privilege and a violation of the Criminal Code. CBC | British Columbia News

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