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Poll: Lions or Argonauts?

Nov 15, 2004 / 7:00 am

It""s the BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts in this Sunday""s Grey Cup. BC beat Saskatchewan 27-25 in the west semi-final. BC Lions kicker Duncan O""Mahony""s...

Poll: Online Wine Sales

Nov 14, 2004 / 12:31 pm

A court decision opening up the internet to wine sales in the US could be a huge opportunity for Okanagan wineries. A legal challenge to restrictions on out of...

Poll: Better Off Now?

Nov 13, 2004 / 6:59 am

A report from the Canadian Association of Food Banks says not only are the numbers up – but there are far more children using food banks in BC than there were...

Poll: Child Restraints In Buses

Nov 10, 2004 / 5:14 pm

The death of a four-year-old girl from Thunder Bay on a school bus in February has led Ontario""s chief coroner to recommend that buses be equipped with child...

Poll: Second Bridge

Nov 9, 2004 / 4:52 pm

Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon is in Kelowna this week to talk about the potential of building a second bridge. He took a helicopter tour of the area...

Poll: Mandatory School Age

Nov 8, 2004 / 12:14 pm

The Ontario government plans to introduce legislation that will require students to stay in school until they reach the age of 18, said the province""s minister...

Worried About Flu Shot?

Nov 7, 2004 / 7:29 am

The Federal and Provincial governments have announced a national plan to ensure an adequate flu vaccine supply for people at highest risk.” Immunization...

Poll: Replacing Parking Meters

Nov 4, 2004 / 4:22 pm

Kelowna city council has agreed to ask pay-and-display suppliers for a one-year trial of their ticket dispensing machines which would replace conventional...

Poll: No NHL Season

Nov 3, 2004 / 5:04 pm

Philadelphia Flyers forward Turner Stevenson says fans should not expect to see any NHL hockey played this season. "I""ve said for a year now, it""s going to be...

Poll: Support Marijuana Legislation?

Nov 2, 2004 / 4:47 pm

The long push to reform marijuana laws took a big step forward Monday as the federal government re-introduced legislation decriminalizing possession for...

Poll: Bush or Kerry?

Nov 1, 2004 / 2:47 pm

President Bush edged into a one-point national lead over Democratic Sen. John Kerry one day before a cliffhanger presidential election, according to a...

Border Security

Oct 31, 2004 / 1:01 pm

The threat of terrorism has not receded according to U.S. Ambassador Paul Cellucci. Cellucci says that""s why Canada and the U.S. must continue efforts to keep...

Need More Control?

Oct 30, 2004 / 1:21 pm

Victoria says it will continue to contract out the management and storage of British Columbians"" personal information, despite a warning from Privacy...

Poll: Give Prisoners Needles?

Oct 28, 2004 / 4:38 pm

One of the largest doctors organizations in Canada on Tuesday called for needle exchange programs in prisons and jails across the country. The Ontario Medical...

Poll: Respect No Trespassing Signs?

Oct 27, 2004 / 4:44 pm

The no-trespassing signs are back up on a section of Kelowna""s Mission Creek Greenway but this time no one seems to know who is responsible. A total of four no...

Poll: Ever Used Food Bank?

Oct 26, 2004 / 4:36 pm

The employees of Canada Post will be holding their 5th annual Food Bank Drive on Saturday November 20th, 2004. As in past years they will be going door-to-door...

Poll: Bush Or Kerry?

Oct 25, 2004 / 2:49 pm

With only nine days to go before the U.S. presidential election, political polls show that neither President George Bush nor John Kerry has a clear lead. A...

Vote For Electoral Reform?

Oct 24, 2004 / 1:30 pm

The Citizens"" Assembly on Electoral Reform has made an historic recommendation. The group says there should be a new way of electing politicians in BC other...

Gaming Revenue

Oct 23, 2004 / 12:41 pm

The government is expected to take in an additional $125 million in gaming revenue next year. But the total amount of money going to charities this year will...

Poll: Banning Junk Food?

Oct 21, 2004 / 4:13 pm

British Columbia will ban junk food in schools within months as part of a broad-based strategy to improve the health and physical fitness of children, says...

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