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Justin Trudeau just got a little more ready

September
30
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2015
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IT'S DOUBTFUL he'll win the most seats Oct. 19, but we have a new level of respect for Justin Trudeau. He may not be ready, and many of the federal Liberal policies fall short in the opinion of those who want less government, but at least...

Bands' claims to Jacko Lake beyond tiresome

September
29
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2015
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AT THE RISK of being branded a racist,  the ongoing claim to every square inch of British Columbia by First Nations is becoming beyond tiresome. The claim filed last week by the T'kemlups and Skeetchestn Indian Bands for the Jacko Lake...

CP Rail can pound sand on street closures

September
28
,
2015
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RAILROADS may have been here first but it doesn't give them the right to run roughshod over communities along their right of way. CP Rail has gone to the Transportation Board complaining about the Second and Third Avenue level crossings in...

Missing hard drive much ado about nothing

September
25
,
2015
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IT'S THE LATEST molehill to be elevated to mountain status in hyper sensitive, and over reactionary B.C. Word that the B.C. Government can't find a missing hard drive containing personal information of close to 3.5 million students has...

Clinton shows Canada doesn't matter

September
24
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2015
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TO THIS POINT Canadians could afford to be detached spectators when it comes to the U.S. Presidential race. We could watch with amazement the early popularity of someone like Donald Trump, and the incredible bad judgment of Democratic hopeful...

Performing arts centre plan in wrong location

September
23
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2015
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IS KAMLOOPS about to make another mistake with its plan for a performing arts centre? No doubt it will be a challenging job to sell citizens on the need to borrow $49 million in the Nov. 7 referendum to build this complex but if this project is...

Does The Great One know about politics?

September
22
,
2015
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WAYNE GRETZKY could always score, but he had even more assists as he carved out what is perhaps the greatest career in pro hockey. Does he know much about Canadian politics, or what  it takes to govern this country? That's a point of...

Nobody said LNG would be easy

September
21
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2015
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RICH COLEMAN isn't the kind of a guy who scares easily, and regardless of the waves of bad news that seem to come at his liquefied natural gas file, B.C.'s Minister of Energy Development remains upbeat. He's not put off by First...

Harrison should lighten up a little

September
18
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2015
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WE MUST have ruffled a few feathers with our piece on backyard chickens. Jayne Aulis writes to say, “Thank you, Mr. Harrison, for one of the best laughs I’ve had in ages. I don’t imagine you have actually spent any time around...

Get eggs from the store, not the back yard

September
17
,
2015
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SHOULD WE be raising a stink about the possibility the City of Kamloops might be thinking about allowing backyard chickens on residential properties? Well, a recommendation is expected in the new year but council did adopt the Urban Agriculture...