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Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

Accident during rodeo mountain horse race kills 44-year-old B.C. man

A horse race down a steep mountain slope in the B.C. Interior has claimed the life of a 44-year-old man.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Fast electric car charging station coming to West Kelowna

The District of West Kelowna is expected to receive one of 30 direct current fast charging stations being installed throughout the province by BC Hydro.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Financing closes on Merritt Green Energy Project

Merritt Green Energy Limited Partnership announced that it has closed on its financing for the Merritt Green Energy Project, a $235 million, 40 MW, state-of-the-art, biomass-fired electricity generation facility located in Merritt, British Columbia.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Globe and Mail

B.C. music festival's headdress ban strikes a chord

When the Bass Coast music festival outgrew its Squamish, B.C., home and moved to a site on aboriginal land elsewhere in the province last year, festival organizers began discussing a possible ban on feathered war bonnets, which have, in the last few years, become increasingly popular at concerts and electronic dance music events.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Bold Italic

Will Outside Lands Ban Native Headdresses?

If you're lucky enough to head to the interior of British Columbia for the Bass Coast Festival this weekend, you'll see more than 100 mostly electronic acts across several stages, some of whose sets run until 5 a.m. or later.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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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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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NME

Canadian festival bans Native American headdresses

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

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