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Diamond magnate’s attempt to block Kelowna development kiboshed by B.C.’s highest court

B.C.’s highest court has rejected a Kelowna diamond magnate’s latest attempt to shelve plans for a massive waterfront development in his neighbourhood. Charles Fipke launched...

University of Guelph receives federal funding for project focusing on food insecurity

Federal funding is going to the University of Guelph for a project addressing food insecurity and promoting healthy eating. Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield announced on Thursday that $764,520 is...

Having EMS, fire and police in same room could help response: Former Calgary chief

A former chief of emergency medical services in Calgary says having medical dispatchers back in the same room as police and fire call-takers could...

‘Justifiable infringement’: Lawyer weighs in on City of Kelowna attempt to stop freedom rallies

So-called freedom rallies have been an almost weekly occurrence at Kelowna’s Stuart Park since the onset of the pandemic with public health restrictions,  including vaccine mandates, at...

Building boom continues in Vernon, B.C.

It seems Vernon, B.C.’s building boom is going strong. 2022 was another banner year for the city in terms of building permit values. The city issued more than $200 million...

ABC defends axing Vancouver Renter Office, citing ‘duplication of service’

In a move condemned by Vancouver’s two Green councillors and single OneCity councillor, the reigning ABC party has voted to close down the city’s...

Canada to help guide Cameroon peace process with aim to resolve ongoing crisis: Joly

The federal government says Canada will help guide a peace process aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis in Cameroon where years of fighting and strife have...


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