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Singh gets byelection shot

Jan 9, 2019 / 11:19 am

Photo: The Canadian Press UPDATE: 11:15 a.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set Feb. 25 as the date for byelections in three vacant ridings — including the British Columbia riding where NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is hoping to win

Wanted for hurling smut

Jan 4, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Alanna Kelly RCMP have issued a warrant for Bo Poirier's arrest. A disturbing incident caught on camera almost six months ago has now worked its way through the criminal justice system. Castanet reporter Alanna Kelly was

Competing with the best

Jan 2, 2019 / 5:00 am

Photo: Heather Schneider A group of Kelowna athletes are headed to the largest multi-sport youth games in the world. Team Kelowna is ready to compete at the International Children’s Games in the former Olympic city of Lake Placid,

No snow for New Year's Eve

Dec 30, 2018 / 7:42 am

Photo: Contributed As 2019 creeps closer, it looks like we can expect clear skies for New Year's Eve celebrations. Environment Canada is calling for a ridge of high pressure to move into the Okanagan after a Pacific front moves out today. "It

3: Too close for comfort

Dec 29, 2018 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly Castanet is counting down the top stories of 2018. We’ll count down to the year’s No. 1 story on Dec. 31 and publish the newsmaker on New Year’s Day. Our No. 3 story of 2018 – Wildfire in Glenmore hits

Mayhem on the highways

Dec 28, 2018 / 4:01 pm

Photo: Heather Casorso UPDATE: 4:01 p.m. Severe snowfall warnings continue for much of the province. Environment Canada is predicting as much as 30 cm in some areas. "Snow will intensify tonight and continue Saturday before easing

Grisly carcass discovery

Dec 27, 2018 / 7:45 pm

Photo: Jesse Germann Hikers on Kelowna Mountain, just above the city's Mission area made a grisly Christmas Day discovery. Jesse Germann tells Castanet he took his girlfriend and his dog to the popular hiking destination but made

7: Coquihalla chaos

Dec 25, 2018 / 5:00 am

Alanna Kelly Castanet is counting down the top stories of 2018. We’ll count down to the year’s No. 1 story on Dec. 31 and publish the newsmaker on New Year’s Day. Our No. 7 story of 2018 – Mayhem on the Coquihalla. The

Premiers' performance

Dec 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Angus Reid B.C. Premier John Horgan has rated just ahead of Ontario's Doug Ford in a new survey by Vancouver-based Angus Reid Institute. Horgan’s year has largely consisted of unyielding interprovincial political tension

Who's naughty and nice?

Dec 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Government of Canada The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released its 2018 federal naughty and nice list, highlighting the people and institutions in Ottawa who have either been costing – or saving – taxpayers money. Here's


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