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Saturday Jul 26 | Castanet.net

Merritt to receive power plant

Merritt Green Energy Limited Partnership announced Friday that it has closed on its financing for the Merritt Green Energy Project, a $235 million investment.

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Saturday Jul 26 | Castanet.net

Crash turns fatal on 97C

At 3:45 p.m. RCMP from the Central Interior Traffic Services unit Merritt, B.C. Ambulance and Merritt Fire Rescue attended to the report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 97C in the west bound lanes on the Loon Lake Hill, west of the Elkhart brake check.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

MTV

Here's Why One Music Festival Banned Native American Headdresses

People make a lot of poor decisions at festivals: drinking too much, letting their skin burn to a lobster-red crisp and committing an act of cultural appropriation that has been PO'ing Native people for years.

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Related Topix: Canada

NME

Canadian festival bans Native American headdresses

A Canadian festival has banned attendees from wearing Native American headresses on site.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Richmond Hospital offers expertise in treating hearing problems

Your grandchild's laughter. Your favourite song. A whisper from loved ones telling you how much they care about you.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

GlobalNews

155 fires burning across B.C.

WATCH: 32 new wildfires have broken out in BC Thursday triggering new evacuation orders.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The St Paul Journal

Canadians Schiffner, Grant, and Flundra impress at Calgary Stampede

Scott Schiffner of Strathmore, Alta., capped things off at the 10-day event by posting an 89.5-point ride atop Mr. Buddy to win the bull-riding competition in front of an appreciative crowd of approximately 25,000 rodeo fans.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Grant advances to finals at Calgary Stampede

According to the Calgary Stampede website on Friday, Morgan Grant of Granton, Ontario has accomplished a remarkable feat and has advanced to two different finals on Sunday at the Calgary Stampede .

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Related Topix: Canada, Cross Plains, TX, Plains, TX, Whitesboro, TX, Texline, TX,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Canadian bull riders move into top two in Pool B at Calgary Stampede

According to the Calgary Stampede website , there are two Canadian cowboys that now occupy the top two positions in the aggregate standings in the bull riding competition of the 2014 Calgary Stampede .

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Related Topix: Canada, Porum, OK

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Coast Reporter

Canada's Roger Sloan wins Nova Scotia Open for first Web.com Tour title

Canada's Roger Sloan won the Nova Scotia Open on Sunday for first Web.com Tour title, holing a 5-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff with Derek Fathauer.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Five Abbotsford residents cycle in Ride2Survive

Cyclist in the Ride2Survive push up Deroche Hill, just outside of Mission. It was the steepest climb in their 19-hour ride, a fundraiser for cancer research.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Rural highway review sets higher speeds, seeks smarter drivers on B.C. roads

An overhaul of speed limits on British Columbia roads means drivers can put the pedal a little closer to the metal on some highways, while Mother Nature will decide the limit on others.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

GlobalNews

Fire in downtown Merritt forces evacuation of several blocks

A fire in downtown Merritt has forced the evacuation of several blocks as crews work to contain the flames overnight.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, North America, World News

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