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Local news for Dawson Creek, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Sunday | The Globe and Mail

Oil industry asked B.C. government for gas plant exemption

Liberal Leader Christy Clark and Mike Bernier, left, candidate for Peace River, tour an Encana Compressor Site used to gather natural gas and natural gas liquids from natural gas wells in Dawson Creek, B.C., April 18, 2013. Liberal Leader Christy Clark and Mike Bernier, left, candidate for Peace River, tour an Encana Compressor Site used to gather natural gas and natural gas liquids from natural gas wells in Dawson Creek, B.C., April 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

They will rock you: Queen tribute coming to P.A.

God Save The Queen, a tribute act to the legendary British band Queen, will be performing at the Rawlinson Centre on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. God Save The Queen bassist Ezequiel Tibaldo and vocalist Pablo Padin -- respectively representing Queen bassist John Deacon and singer Freddie Mercury -- perform at a past concert. Since their debut 15 years ago, Argentinian band God Save The Queen -- known in Spanish as Dios Salve a la Reina -- have drawn critical accolades for their striking visual and musical resemblance to the original lineup of Queen, with Rolling Stone magazine hailing them as "the best tribute show ever."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Queen, Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Canada

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Canada.com

UN gang associate arrested in northeastern B.C.

The lush grounds of VanDusen Botanical Garden served as a fitting backdrop to Canada's most valuable collection of motoring glory at the Luxury and Supercar Weekend on Saturday. Highlights included an Aston Martin spy car complete with missile launchers, an Italian-manufactured Pagani Huayra Carbon Edition and a classic 1962 Maserati.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada,

Nanaimo Daily News

Gang associate arrested in B.C. ...

A man police say is associated with the UN Gang and wanted on outstanding warrants in Alberta and Newfoundland has been arrested in northeastern B.C. for gun, drug and property-related crimes. Sgt. Lindsey Houghton of B.C.'s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says the 32-year-old man was arrested in Dawson Creek following a four-hour police chase.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

New resource for trades training

The hiring is part of ITA's increased efforts to build awareness and knowledge of the B.C. apprenticeship system and to provide guidance to both local trades apprentices and local employer sponsors who have questions or concerns, or who need support in some capacity. Dal Dhatt will begin his role as ITA's apprenticeship advisor in the Lower Mainland, servicing Surrey, White Rock, Richmond and Delta at the end of September.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

British Columbia lines up first LNG plant for domestic market

British Columbia's first LNG liquefaction plant will most likely not produce the exports the Canadian province sees as key to its future.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Educator makes positive impact on Prince George

For 36 consecutive years retired School District No. 57 Superintendent Jim Imrich started another school year each September; first as a teacher, then as a principal and finally as the School District No.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc., Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Wenatchee World

The tale of two Highway 97s

I notice that a new website touts tourism along Highway 97 in British Columbia and south of the border.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Townsman

One wildfire evacuation order left in B.C.

Wildfires in British Columbia are choking the air in some regions with smoke and forcing officials to maintain a handful of evacuation alerts, orders and air-quality advisories.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire,

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