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Columbia Shuswap eyeing municipality amalgamation of Blind Bay and Sorrento

Columbia Shuswap eyeing municipality amalgamation of Blind Bay and Sorrento

The B.C. Interior communities of Blind Bay and Sorrento could be combined into a new municipality, according to the Columbia Shuswap Regional District.
Kelowna cracking down on short-term rentals

Kelowna cracking down on short-term rentals

The City of Kelowna has revealed new rules for short-term rentals that could affect hundreds of hosts throughout the city.
$41.8M fertilizer terminal to be built near Grassy Lake

$41.8M fertilizer terminal to be built near Grassy Lake

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has announced plans to construct a new $41.8-million fertilizer terminal near Grassy Lake, Alta. The terminal will be similar to existing FCL fertilizer facilities in Brandon, Man., and Hanley, Sask.
Calgary father charged with leaving child in car for 2 hours outside casino

Calgary father charged with leaving child in car for 2 hours outside casino

A Calgary father has been charged after allegedly leaving his child in his vehicle outside a northeast casino when he went inside. According to the Calgary Police Service, officers were called to Pure Casino, located at 1420 Meridian Road N.E.
Information session for downtown Lethbridge businesses highlights safety concerns, solutions

Information session for downtown Lethbridge businesses highlights safety concerns, solutions

As Lethbridge continues to face an uphill battle with the ongoing drug crisis, the question of safety — specifically in the downtown area — has come into question.
Saint-Laurent residents upset over icy road, sidewalk conditions

Saint-Laurent residents upset over icy road, sidewalk conditions

In the borough of Saint-Laurent, deep ruts in the ice on Coughtry Street have residents fed up. “It’s really deplorable,” said Kevin Callaghan, who lives on the street.
‘We shut him down’: Tara Manning killer denied parole for 3rd time

‘We shut him down’: Tara Manning killer denied parole for 3rd time

A Quebec man says he’s relieved that his daughter’s killer is staying behind bars and won’t be a threat to the public again. On Tuesday morning, Gregory Bromby appeared before a parole board in Victoria, B.C., and was denied parole for a third time.
Fredericton Exhibition will remain at Smythe Street location

Fredericton Exhibition will remain at Smythe Street location

A truce between the City of Fredericton and the Fredericton Exhibition has been called after the two sides butted heads for decades over the relocation and renovation of the historic event site.
British Columbia cracks down on ‘predatory’ practices by payday loan companies

British Columbia cracks down on ‘predatory’ practices by payday loan companies

The B.C. government is cracking down on “predatory” practices by payday loans operations in the province.
More cars on the road — more cars stuck in traffic

More cars on the road — more cars stuck in traffic

The time people spend behind the wheels on their way to work is on the rise.