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New candidate, same tired old rhetoric

August
25
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2016
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IT'S BEEN said many a time, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result. Which brings us to the B.C. New Democrats and their soon to be candidate for the Kamloops North...

Royals welcome but they should pay own way

August
24
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2016
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A LOT OF PEOPLE are tickled pink about the pending B.C. visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. There's long been this inexplicable, irrational fascination with anything that involves the Royal Family prompting otherwise normal...

Life keeps getting more complicated

August
23
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2016
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WE CAN'T take credit for this piece which was sent our way, but does this resonate with any of you? "It seems that lately my life has been getting more complicated, and I want to thank those of you who are brave enough to still...

There must be something in the orange juice

August
22
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2016
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THERE MUST BE something in the orange juice they serve to Ottawa politicians. It seems to make them lose touch with reality, and think the taxpayer is little more than their personal piggybank to be taken advantage of. Jane Philpott is...

B.C. Tories may as well give youth a try

August
19
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2016
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AS THE YEARS pile up, older people are often fond of saying "age is just a number." That may make those heading into the twilight of their lives feel better, but it's true, and it's something members of B.C.'s...

There's a lot wrong with the Olympics but...

August
18
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2016
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SOME PEOPLE think it's time to ditch the Olympics. Agreed there's a lot wrong with the event, starting with the corrupt International Olympic Committee and the way it chooses host cities, creating an obscene bidding war to see who...

Denis the Menace and his letter to Christy

August
17
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2016
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DENIS THE MENACE  is a man on a mission, a mission to scuttle the proposed KGHM Ajax copper mine. He's of the opinion the proposed mine south of Kamloops would be more environmentally risky and dangerous than the one that used to operate...

NDP's Adrian Dix must be biting his tongue

August
16
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2016
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HE'S NOT INCLINED to talk about it much, but Adrian Dix must be quietly biting his tongue. The former NDP leader was widely blamed for losing the last B.C. election, even when all the polls suggested his party would win in a cakewalk. ...

Sex still sells, even in mining

August
15
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2016
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THE WORLD we're living in is getting increasingly screwed up. People can no longer say anything, do anything, think anything without someone, somewhere being offended. The latest head scratcher is the apparent, manufactured outrage...

Earls deserves credit for fixing mistake

August
12
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2016
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EVERYONE makes mistakes. But the biggest mistake comes when one can't or won't recognize their behaviour or actions as a mistake. The Earls restaurant chain made a doozy earlier this year when it announced it would be sourcing...