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Kamloops stop a turning point for Harper?

September
16
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2015
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IT WAS a different Stephen Harper we saw in Kamloops Monday, more relaxed, less defensive, and looking more like an aggressive campaigner with something to sell to the electorate. Even the scripted theatrics by a handful of protesters outside his...

Trudeau better to leave Chretien in his pasture

September
15
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2015
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THERE HAVE BEEN a number of questionable steps in the Liberal election campaign for young Leader Justin Trudeau. Enlisting the help of old warhorse Jean Chretien might have been another. There's no doubt the sometimes charming Chretien has...

To Miley Cyrus: don't call us, we'll call you

September
14
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2015
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CELEBRITY can gather up a great deal of attention, but being a celebrity doesn't mean it comes with a great deal of intelligence, or common sense. Pop singer Miley Cyrus has just joined the club. We're not sure how much the brash young...

Refugee crisis - that was then, this is now

September
11
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2015
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JUSTIN TRUDEAU is absolutely right. But that was then, this is now. In the past, Canada has flung open its doors, opened its arms and welcomed many refugees in times of crisis. He spoke earlier this week pointing out when his father was prime...

Do the inventory - we live in a cool place

September
10
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2015
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YOU JUST CAN'T argue the point — Kamloops is one of the coolest places to live in the country. Yeah, we have our cheerleaders' hat on, but think about the amenities — a place in Riverside Park to fix your bike, the only...

Syrian refugee tragedy isn't Canada's fault

September
9
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2015
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ENOUGH of the guilt trip! Yes, it was horrible, the sight of that little Syrian boy, his lifeless body picked up by a police officer at a beach and shown to the world, the little boy's brother and mother drowning as they tried to flee Syria...

Lake's healthy lifestyle program worth a try

September
8
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2015
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SOMETIMES, as the saying goes, you have to think outside of the box. That's what B.C.'s Health Minister is apparently doing with the plan to roll out a unique rewards program whose goal is to plug British Columbians into a healthier...

Mulcair hasn't learned lesson from Dix

September
4
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2015
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ANOTHER DAY, another promise from the NDP's Thomas Mulcair— $28 million to help young people engage in sport, a seemingly appropriate promise in Canada's Tournament Capital, even if Mulcair got the moniker slightly wrong, as in...

HARRISON - Our two cents on using cliches

September
3
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2015
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'A ROLLING STONE' gathers no moss!' It's a favourite line a colleague tosses our way whenever we have the temerity to use a cliche. Well, we think he's nothing more than "a nattering nabob of negativity." "It...

HARRISON - Mulcair crosses the line

September
2
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2015
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WHEN WE first met Tom Mulcair, he was still Thomas, and stumping for the NDP leadership. He made a good first impression, he was forceful, well spoken, and appeared to be a man of conviction. But while first impressions are often the most lasting...