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Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease due to lack of research: report
Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease due to lack of research: report
A new report from a Dutch non-profit group alleges Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. has avoided paying hundreds of millions of dollars in Canadian taxes on its Mongolian mine. The corporate logo for Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. is shown. (Ho/The Canadian Press)

Report says B.C. mining company avoids hundreds of millions in taxes

A Vancouver-based company is being accused by a Dutch non-profit of avoiding taxes

A new report from a Dutch non-profit group alleges Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. has avoided paying hundreds of millions of dollars in Canadian taxes on its Mongolian mine. The corporate logo for Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. is shown. (Ho/The Canadian Press)
Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Belanger gives the thumbs up as he receives applause after using a tablet with text-to-speech program to defend his proposed changes to neutralize gender in the lyrics to “O Canada” in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, May 6, 2016. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Senate votes to approve gender neutral wording for Canada’s national anthem

The second line of the anthem from ‘in all thy sons command’ to ‘in all of us command.’

Ottawa-Vanier MP Mauril Belanger gives the thumbs up as he receives applause after using a tablet with text-to-speech program to defend his proposed changes to neutralize gender in the lyrics to “O Canada” in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, May 6, 2016. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
B.C. space sleuth discovers NASA satellite not a ‘piece of space junk’

B.C. space sleuth discovers NASA satellite not a ‘piece of space junk’

A signal led Scott Tilley of the Sunshine Coast to discover a satellite called IMAGE

B.C. space sleuth discovers NASA satellite not a ‘piece of space junk’
Regulators urged to include so-called grey market in marijuana legalization

Regulators urged to include so-called grey market in marijuana legalization

Feds has proposed licensing program that includes micro-cultivation licences for small-scale growers

Regulators urged to include so-called grey market in marijuana legalization
In this Jan. 4, 2018, photo provided by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), wreckage of a seaplane is lifted from a river north of Sydney. The owner of the seaplane that crashed near Sydney during a New Year’s Eve joy flight, killing the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers, says that flight path was not authorized according to a preliminary report released Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. (ATSB via AP)

Route of seaplane that left B.C. man, 5 others dead wasn’t authorized: report

The plane crashed shortly after takeoff as it was climbing for a flight south to Sydney

In this Jan. 4, 2018, photo provided by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), wreckage of a seaplane is lifted from a river north of Sydney. The owner of the seaplane that crashed near Sydney during a New Year’s Eve joy flight, killing the Canadian pilot and his five British passengers, says that flight path was not authorized according to a preliminary report released Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. (ATSB via AP)
Dr. Nic Sparrow volunteers his time assisting emergency services at some of the most serious 911 calls in the West Kootenay. (Submitted photo)

West Kootenay doctor brings innovative approach to emergency response

He remains on call and leaves the comforts of his home for some of the harshest realities of life.

Dr. Nic Sparrow volunteers his time assisting emergency services at some of the most serious 911 calls in the West Kootenay. (Submitted photo)
Victoria dancers stage show of support for pediatric cancer

Victoria dancers stage show of support for pediatric cancer

Dancers4Kids goes Feb. 10 in Oak Bay High’s Dave Dunnet Theatre

Victoria dancers stage show of support for pediatric cancer
BC Ambulance Service honour guards Lonnie Barkhouse of Chilliwack, left, and Rosalene Berg of Abbotsford stand guard at Schlamp’s memorial plaque. Barry Stewart photo

B.C. paramedic killed in ambulance crash remembered 25 years later

A ‘sliver of grief remains’ for husband after Carol Schlamp died in a tragic accident near Hope

BC Ambulance Service honour guards Lonnie Barkhouse of Chilliwack, left, and Rosalene Berg of Abbotsford stand guard at Schlamp’s memorial plaque. Barry Stewart photo
Team B.C. advances to Scotties Tournament of Hearts Championship Pool

Team B.C. advances to Scotties Tournament of Hearts Championship Pool

Nanaimo based curling team advances at Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton

Team B.C. advances to Scotties Tournament of Hearts Championship Pool
Cpl. Chris Manseau of the Sidney North Saanich RCMP visits with some friends. From left: Reid Wanless, Callan Thompson, Ava Gaffney and Dylan Gaffney.                                 (Sidney North Saanich RCMP)

Cops have a coffee and a chat in Sidney

Local RCMP find support, advice in community consultation

Cpl. Chris Manseau of the Sidney North Saanich RCMP visits with some friends. From left: Reid Wanless, Callan Thompson, Ava Gaffney and Dylan Gaffney.                                 (Sidney North Saanich RCMP)
The Flashback Film Fest gives film fans a chance to revisit old favourites. (Cineplex)

Flashback Film Fest features old favourites

Remastered classics should be seen on the big screen

The Flashback Film Fest gives film fans a chance to revisit old favourites. (Cineplex)
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New app alerts bystanders trained in CPR to nearby cardiac arrests

PulsePoint smartphone app will alert CPR trained bystander when someone goes into cardiac arrest

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Alberta Premier warns of ‘consequences’ for B.C.

Alberta Premier warns of ‘consequences’ for B.C.

Rachel Notley held an emergency cabinet meeting Wednesday over attempts to hinder expansion of Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline.

Alberta Premier warns of ‘consequences’ for B.C.
Curtis Sagmoen seen while helping neighbours deal with floods in Salmon Arm. Photo credit: Black Press

Man linked to Silver Creek farm search faces new assault charges

New charges have been laid on Curtis Sagmoen and police seek information from witnesses or other women who may have been victimized.

Curtis Sagmoen seen while helping neighbours deal with floods in Salmon Arm. Photo credit: Black Press
FOX pays $3B for Thursday Night Football

FOX pays $3B for Thursday Night Football

CBS and NBC each paid $450 million for the previous two-year package.

FOX pays $3B for Thursday Night Football
B.C.’s top doctor cites ‘trial batch,’ as possible link to rash of drug overdoses

B.C.’s top doctor cites ‘trial batch,’ as possible link to rash of drug overdoses

Health officials speculate on reasons for nine overdoses in five days in the Interior

B.C.’s top doctor cites ‘trial batch,’ as possible link to rash of drug overdoses
Erik Guay to miss Winter Olympics

Erik Guay to miss Winter Olympics

One of Canada’s top medal hopes in alpine skiing is pulling out of the Games due to a back injury

Erik Guay to miss Winter Olympics
Precious puppies to be named by you

Precious puppies to be named by you

The RCMP is asking kids from around the country to help name the latest police dogs

  • Jan 31, 2018
Precious puppies to be named by you
Students from St. Margaret’s School will again test their robotic creations in the First Lego League B.C. Championships. (Photo submitted)

Saanich students put innovative ideas in motion

First Lego League B.C. Championships set for Saturday at St. Margaret’s School

Students from St. Margaret’s School will again test their robotic creations in the First Lego League B.C. Championships. (Photo submitted)