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by Murray Dobbin on Tuesday Mar 01 2011

Do any of the alleged Christians who support the government of Stephen Harper have any trouble with the fact that his government is the most morally corrupt party in Canadian history? Does their fantasy that he will end abortions sometime in the future allow them to rationalize what he does on an almost daily basis that violates what most people accept as Christian values?

 

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by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Feb 28 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Two Quebec snowshoers have been found after spending a cold night  lost in the backcountry above Whitewater Ski Hill Sunday.

The two people — a male and a female approximately 25 years old — were located safe and sound by Nelson Search and Rescue Monday afternoon, said Cpl. Dan Moskaluk of the RCMP.

"Both are in relatively...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Feb 27 2011
Budget overruns for the Grand Forks Aquatic Centre are forcing service cutbacks for 2011. This year’s annual pool shutdown in mid-August for maintenance could be as long as six weeks to reduce costs, John Mackey, director of recreation and facilities for the Regional District of the Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) indicated.
Compensation and utilities increases have caused the financial...
by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Feb 27 2011

For the first time since 2004, the top five tap water winners at the annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting were towns and cities in the United States. Daytona Beach, FL was indisputably rated the best tasting water in the world, a title they also won in 2005. A pair of California waters – Desert Hot Springs and Santa Ana – won second and third respectively. Desert Hot Springs has...

by Mona Mattei on Sunday Feb 27 2011
Laughter rang out on Sunday as the No Boundaries Film Club presented Laughology, a nice break in a range of films tackling tough subjects. During a weekend of intense documentary films about social, economic, and environmental issues at the World Travelling Documentary Film Festival the crowd giggled and chortled continuously - at least for one hour. 
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by Post Media News on Sunday Feb 27 2011

By Paul Bucci

Liberal leadership contender Christy Clark will become British Columbia's next premier after winning the party's top political job. Clark thanked all of her supporters in a gleeful victory speech.

"We all have great reason to be proud," she said.

Clark used the speech to reach out directly to voters.

"I want you to be my partners in change in...

by Wikinews on Saturday Feb 26 2011

 Two individuals are in custody after eleven secondary school students were injured in a firearms incident near a school Auchinleck Academy, in East Ayrshire, Scotland, yesterday afternoon. Police have said they are carrying out "extensive enquiries" into the incident, which reportedly involved an air gun or BB gun.

One pupil said he was walking near the school during the lunch hour and...

by Wikinews on Friday Feb 25 2011

On Thursday, a British court ordered Julian Assange, founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, to be extradited to Sweden. Assange, a 39 year old Australian, has been accused by two Swedish women of sexual assaults against them.

Assange's lawyers have the option of appealing against this decision, and have decided to do so. Assange has denied the claims of sexual abuse, claiming...

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Feb 24 2011
A controversial proposal for a limited entry hunt to control deer herds in Grand Forks has come to the forefront in discussions at the city’s deer committee once again. Councillor Chris Moslin broached the sensitive topic at city council to prepare the community for 2012.
 
“The deer committee is considering the concept of a limited entry hunt,” said Moslin. “This is...
by Mona Mattei on Thursday Feb 24 2011
Grand Forks rural area residents had a chance to hold their regional representative accountable at a town hall meeting Monday night. Key questions launched from the crowd were focused on animal control, increasing costs, the push for a bylaw officer, and an extensive presentation on a proposed organic waste diversion program (see...

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