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Queen Camilla?

Mar 21, 2005 / 5:27 pm

In the latest twist in a royal wedding saga that has been full of flip-flops, the British government revealed Monday that like it or not, Britons will have to...

Should Buggies Be Provided?

Mar 20, 2005 / 8:39 am

Jaymie Mieras and his father Jack just want want to help the homeless. So they have come up with a plan to donate six bright blue shopping carts they bought at...

Support Cart Crackdown?

Mar 19, 2005 / 2:00 pm

The sight of a homeless person pushing a shopping cart down the streets of Kelowna is coming to an end. That""s because the RCMP have been instructed to seize...

Punishing Bullies

Mar 17, 2005 / 5:49 pm

A teacher in a central Manitoba town has sparked controversy by forcing students accused of bullying to wear hockey helmets bearing the slogans "loser" and...

Gender Based Pricing

Mar 16, 2005 / 6:33 pm

Most women, accustomed to paying more than men for goods and services like clothes and hair cuts, simply shrug it off as part of life, but an Ontario legislator...

Ban Caffeinated Beer?

Mar 15, 2005 / 5:48 pm

Canada""s two main beer giants are trying to "Shok" and "Kick" Canadians into trying something new -- caffeinated beer. But some say the drinks have all the...

Bail Out Arts Centre?

Mar 14, 2005 / 6:25 pm

Another Society is asking Kelowna City Council for financial help on Monday. The Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society (KVPACS) will ask City...

Did You See It?

Mar 13, 2005 / 12:29 pm

Madeline Shaw and her husband were walking home from a friend""s in Kelowna about 10:30 Saturday night and couldn""t help but look up. What they saw was a very...

Higher Airfares?

Mar 12, 2005 / 12:02 pm

An analyst warned consumers to brace themselves for higher airfares, as thousands of Canadians scrambled Friday to find alternate travel arrangements after...

Help Jetsgo Passengers?

Mar 11, 2005 / 1:50 pm

The federal government can do little to help passengers holding worthless tickets for the discount airline Jetsgo, said Transport Minister Jean Lapierre on...

NDP Without Joy

Mar 10, 2005 / 4:28 pm

Critics and supporters are lining up to praise NDP House Leader Joy MacPhail, as she brings her political career to a close. Her 14 years in the legislature...

Would You Shoot Too?

Mar 8, 2005 / 5:52 pm

An ongoing dispute between two Westside neighbours has ended with the shooting of a dog and the laying of criminal charges. The shooting happened last Sunday...

Launch Trade War

Mar 7, 2005 / 6:07 pm

A U.S. federal judge struck another blow to Canada""s cattle industry Monday -- the day the American border was supposed to re-open to imports of live Canadian...

Tougher Laws Needed?

Mar 6, 2005 / 8:47 am

The tragic killing of four Mounties in Alberta last Thursday has renewed calls for changes to laws concerning firearms. Some say even though there is a national...

Give It A Try?

Mar 5, 2005 / 11:47 am

The newest member of the worldwide Independent Media Centre (IMC) network, commonly known as Indymedia, was officially launched Saturday. BC Indymedia, a...

Pot Enforcement To Blame?

Mar 4, 2005 / 3:17 pm

Letter from BC""s Marijuana Party on shootings Four RCMP officers have been shot and killed in Alberta in a raid on what is being described as a “suspected...

Bail Out Beef Farmers

Mar 3, 2005 / 3:51 pm

The federal government is considering more emergency aid for beef producers after a Montana judge granted a temporary injunction that stops the U.S. government...

Lending Symphony Cash

Mar 2, 2005 / 5:59 pm

City Council approved a $50,000 loan to the Okanagan Symphony Society. The loan will be repaid at prime, plus 2% payable quarterly in arrears, and will be...

Are You A Water Waster?

Mar 1, 2005 / 9:45 am

Some might find it hard to believe, but the Okanagan is on the verge of being tapped out. That according to local environmental consultant Brian Guy who...

Does James Have It?

Feb 28, 2005 / 1:01 pm

NDP Leader Carole James is now the official candidate in the riding of Victoria-Beacon Hill, winning acclamation at the party""s nomination meeting on Sunday....

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