Saturday 24th June, 2017

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Review sparked by stabbing death of Abbotsford student makes 31 recommendations

Young men arrive to lay flowers at a makeshift memorial outside Abbotsford Secondary School Nov. 2, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward/THE CANADIAN PRESS) ... ...

Plan to close Granville Street bars early put on hold

Police investigate a stabbing on Granville Street in January. The city has hit pause on a plan to close bars an hour early as part of a pilot project to address violence on the strip. (Gian- ...

Now that's a weather statement: Expect a heat wave this weekend

After a winter of snow and rain, it's the kind of weather forecast many West Coast residents have been waiting for. The first heat wave of summer is coming this weekend,... ...

B.C. Liberal throne speech lays out ambitious vision borrowing from NDP and Green platforms

Richard Zussman is the B.C. provincial affairs reporter for the CBC. Based in Victoria, Zussman covers primarily provincial, federal and municipal politics. Follow his tweets @richardzussman ...

Supreme Court says woman can sue Facebook in B.C. courts

The Supreme Court of Canada says a woman who wants to sue Facebook over its use of "sponsored stories" can pursue her case in British Columbia. Deborah Douez wants to fil ...

Kootenay Bill weighs on the BC Liberal spending promises in the Throne Speech

BC Liberal promises in the Throne Speech are likely confusing fiscal conservatives within the party.Big ticket spending promises like $1-billion for child care and cancelling tolls, along wi ...

Canada's top court says B.C. woman can sue Facebook over 'sponsored stories' post

A woman who wants to sue Facebook over its use of 'sponsored stories' can pursue her case in British Columbia, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday. ... ...

Heat wave expected for Southern B.C. this weekend

It's going to get hot across Southern B.C. this weekend - the first official weekend of summer. Global BC meteorologist Mark Madryga takes a closer look at the forecast. ... ...

Heat wave expected for Metro Vancouver prompts special weather statement

Environment Canada says areas such as Abbotsford can expect to reach 31.4 C on Saturday and 32 C on Sunday. Daily temperature records are expected to be broken this weekend."Well now t ...

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Members of Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy to meet in Chicago

23 June 2017Media and information literacy has never been more indispensable than ever, in today's information and media climate plagued by misinformation, propaganda, false news, sensationalism and

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The jungle book 2016

Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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