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McQUARRIE - Are politicians at any level working for the public?

AM I BEING an irrational cynic when I say that with few exceptions, I can’t think of a politician, at any level of government, that I trust or know with certainty they truly are working on our behalf? 86 more words

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NATIONAL PULSE - Declining confidence in Canadian justice system

Visible minorities have less faith

in courts than other Canadians

Overall confidence in five elements of the justice

system has declined slightly since 2016

February 20, 2018 – … 286 more words

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EDITORIAL - Replacing those stolen monument plaques is long overdue

An ArmchairMayorca. editorial by Mel Rothenburger.

EVERY TIME I drive or walk past City Hall I get mad.

Not mad at what’s going on inside; mad at what’s going on outside. 333 more words

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IN THE LEDGE - Who attended meeting with 'Kinder Morgan strategy group'?

Debate in the B.C. Legislature today (Feb. 19, 2018) between Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Peter Milobar, Environment Minister George Heyman, and Surrey-White Rock MLA Tracy Redies (Liberal) on attendance by Heyman at an environmental group event. 1,204 more words

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MISSING - KSAR suspends search at Sun Peaks, RCMP continue investigation

Kamloops Search and Rescue has suspended its participation in the search for 19-year-old Ryan Shtuka at Sun Peaks but RCMP continue to lead the investigation into his disappearance and additional search efforts. 148 more words

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LOOKING BACK - Don't judge historic figures without knowing our history

Senior Fellow
Frontier Centre for Public Policy

LAST FALL, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario demanded that Sir John A. Macdonald’s name be stricken from all public schools in the province. 715 more words

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GINTA - We ought to mind Mother Nature's invisible boundaries

I MUST ADMIT, initially I thought the news was a joke. The story of three ‘angry’ otters (quotation marks not mine) that attacked a golden retriever in Victoria, attempting to drown it, according to the dog walker, struck me. 184 more words

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