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Poll: dining around

Jan 17, 2018 / 7:31 pm

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan is back, and it's more delicious than ever. More than 300 foodies participated in the official launch party at Okanagan...

Poll: legalize them all?

Jan 16, 2018 / 7:23 pm

Even as Justin Trudeau prepares to deliver on his promise to legalize recreational marijuana, Liberal MPs are pushing the government to eliminate criminal...

Poll: making ends meet

Jan 15, 2018 / 7:01 pm

A new survey suggests a third of Canadians can't pay their monthly bills, including debt repayments, against a backdrop of rising interest rates. The...

Poll: online vs in store

Jan 14, 2018 / 7:35 am

Sears Canada said it would close its remaining stores for good at the end of business Sunday. The long-time staple of Canada's retail landscape declared...

Poll: connected kids

Jan 11, 2018 / 7:31 pm

Consumers shouldn't count on Apple redesigning its phones and tablets to make them less addictive for kids, say experts, who caution that good parenting may...

Poll: jail now or later?

Jan 10, 2018 / 7:44 pm

A Kamloops man convicted of sexual interference with a 13-year-old girl won't begin serving his 90-day jail sentence until May – so he can finish his...

Poll: how honest are you?

Jan 9, 2018 / 7:22 pm

Canadians are a largely honest people, if a lost-wallet experiment is any indication. Credit unions in Atlantic Canada took 12 wallets and left them in public...

Poll: Oprah for president?

Jan 8, 2018 / 7:26 pm

Oprah Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists buzzing...

Poll: perks vs wages

Jan 6, 2018 / 10:10 am

Tim Hortons franchisees who planned to offset the Ontario government’s minimum wage hike by cutting paid breaks and forcing workers to cover a bigger...

Poll: mortgage stress test

Jan 4, 2018 / 7:37 pm

Buying a home is now tougher for many Okanagan residents, thanks to new federal mortgage regulations that went into effect on Jan. 1. Tracy Head, a Kelowna...

Poll: minimum wage

Jan 3, 2018 / 7:03 pm

The Bank of Canada estimates there will be about 60,000 fewer jobs by 2019 due to the increases in minimum wages across the country, but that labour income will...

Poll: free abortion pills?

Jan 2, 2018 / 7:38 pm

British Columbia has announced it will pay for the so-called abortion pill starting Jan. 15, becoming the sixth province to provide free access to the drug. The...

Poll: bringing in a new year

Dec 31, 2017 / 1:21 pm

From community celebrations to private parties, or maybe a special dinner and a movie at home, Canadians are set to send out the old year and ring in the new....

Poll: highway maintenance

Dec 28, 2017 / 6:40 pm

According to highway cams, it appears the standstill on the Coquihalla Highway in the northbound lanes has cleared. While traffic is once again moving, heavy...

Poll: winter driving

Dec 27, 2017 / 6:45 pm

Crashes have been reported all over the Southern Interior as a storm front brought snow and slippery conditions to highways across B.C. on Wednesday. A vehicle...

Poll: do you believe?

Dec 24, 2017 / 8:15 am

In 1897, eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York Sun, asking if there really was a Santa Claus. In an editorial reply,...

Poll: feeling the pinch?

Dec 21, 2017 / 9:01 pm

The country's annual inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 per cent last month to reach its highest mark in nearly a year, Statistics Canada said Thursday. The...

Poll: highway maintenance

Dec 20, 2017 / 8:13 pm

It's been a rough couple of days on B.C. highways, with multiple closures and accidents across the southern half of the province. A severe winter storm...

Poll: grizzly hunt

Dec 19, 2017 / 7:16 pm

Effective immediately, the grizzly bear hunt in B.C. has been suspended. The British Columbia government is bringing an end to the hunting of grizzly bears...

Poll: ban plastic bags?

Dec 18, 2017 / 7:47 pm

Victoria is the latest Canadian city to move ahead with a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. Councillors have given third reading to a bylaw that would...

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