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  • 16.05.2017 22:32

    EDMONTON – A judge has scoffed at what he calls a man’s B-movie attempt to stage his suicide and assume a new identity to avoid being sent to the United States on child luring charges. Court records say Robert Andronyk of Edmonton vanished las

  • 16.05.2017 21:50

    PARIS – Two-time champion Maria Sharapova has missed out on a wild-card entry for the French Open because of her doping ban. Announcing the decision on a live Facebook broadcast on Tuesday, French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli said

  • 16.05.2017 21:44

    Calculate Your Key Number To find out what this month has in store for you, calculate your key number by adding the day and month of your birth. Continue adding until you arrive at more

  • 16.05.2017 20:38

    WASHINGTON – Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt, according to a government report out Tuesday. More than a factoid, it shows the stakes in the Republican drive to roll back the Afforda

  • 16.05.2017 20:02

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stores can’t keep them in stock. Parents are scrambling to find them. And some schools have banned them. The mania for fidget spinners — the 3-inch twirling gadgets taking over classrooms and cubicles — is unlike many other to

  • 16.05.2017 18:50

    MISSOULA, Mont. – A sheriff’s deputy was killed early Tuesday in a shootout that prompted a pursuit across southwestern Montana and ended with one of the suspects being shot and hospitalized and another under arrest, officials said. Gallatin C

  • 16.05.2017 18:12

    According to British Columbia Golf (BCG) research, the number of golfers aged 65 and over who played at least 18 holes last year shot up almost 10%. And while the overall number of golfers across the province has returned to levels prior to the 2008-09 economic recession, there is still a generational gap when it comes to cultivating interest in the game. One of the biggest drops in numbers of people ...

  • 16.05.2017 17:32

    OTTAWA – Canada’s top accountant is calling on the federal government to kick start much-needed improvements to airports in Canada’s remote north. In his spring report to Parliament, auditor general Michael Ferguson says the government is well aware

  • 16.05.2017 17:32

    HALIFAX – Federal authorities will release their investigation report Thursday on the 2015 Air Canada crash landing at Halifax’s international airport that injured more than two dozen people. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said in a

  • 16.05.2017 16:58

    OTTAWA – Governments from across the country will meet next month to debate a key question about Canada’s eventual recreational-marijuana market — how much should users pay for their pot? Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Monday that

  • 16.05.2017 16:24

    An ambitious plan by Vancouver developer Lark Group to transform Surrey’s former Whalley area into what has been called a “Stanford University-type” medical research hub is gaining serious traction. Lark, with partner Dayhu Group, has sold out the first of eight office towers it has planned for its Health and Technology District. The second tower, now under construction, has sold at least 60 per cent ...

  • 16.05.2017 16:24

    “Canadian commercial real estate is at the intersection of two powerful investment trends: the search for hard assets in order to generate yield in a yield-starved world and Canada’s increasing status as a safe haven in a world of growing geopolitical uncertainty,” observes Paul Morassutti, executive managing director with CBRE Ltd., in assessing the investment outlook for Canadian real estate in 2017. ...

  • 16.05.2017 15:44

    OTTAWA – Interim Opposition leader Rona Ambrose begins to say good bye to life in politics this morning in Ottawa. The longtime MP, who has led the Conservatives since they formed Opposition in 2015, will resign her seat in the House of Commons this

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    If business investors feared the uncertainty of NDP policies, this election has delivered uncertainty on steroids, starting with ongoing uncertainty about its outcome If the BC Green Party keeps holding the balance of power, B.C.’s political landscape is not just getting replanted by this election, it’s going to be uprooted. That’s how I see Green Leader Andrew Weaver’s declaration that his three unprecedented ...

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    With the B.C. provincial election leaving more questions than answers on which party (or parties) will hold sway over the legislature, the same uncertainty now also hangs over the future of the province’s Asia-Pacific trade plans under the new government. That uncertainty, however, does not stem completely from the vote – which, not taking into account the absentee ballots, put the BC Liberals (43 ...

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    The following is a list of stock trades made by corporate executives, directors and other company insiders of B.C.’s public companies filed in the week ended May 10, 2017. The information comes from a compilation of required reports filed with the BC Securities Commission obtained from Insider James A. Pattison, 10% owner Company: Westshore Terminals Investment Corp. (TSX:WTE) Shares ...

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    Property owner Ken Meyer is suing Canadian National Railway Co., BC Hydro, the Squamish-Lillooett Regional District and the provincial government, claiming hydro and railway operations near his cabin caused a landslide in September 2015. Meyer filed a notice of civil claim in BC Supreme Court on May 2. He claims he bought the Birken, B.C., property, which included a log cabin home and an aluminum garage ...

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    The George Massey bridge could be shelved, liquefied natural gas projects delayed, thermal coal exports taxed out of existence, and B.C. could again become a climate action leader with North America’s highest, fastest-rising carbon taxes. These are just some of the possible outcomes of a minority BC Liberal government compelled to make concessions to a BC Green Party with a sudden outsized influence ...

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    It’s 2030, and you are headed to a public hearing on a proposed new pipeline project. Not an oil pipeline, but a freshwater pipeline that would move water from British Columbia to Southern California. You jump in a self-driving electric car, which is comparatively cheap to drive, thanks to hydro power from the Site C dam that was completed six years earlier and now supplies power to B.C. and Alberta. ...

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    If British Columbians think their power bills are high now, and that $8.8 billion is a lot to pay for the new Site C dam, consider this: natural gas meets 35% of Canada’s energy needs, and phasing it out will require a 200% increase in electricity generation, according to Paul Cheliak, vice-president of government and regulatory affairs for the Canadian Gas Association. And the cost of that new power? ...

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