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1 hr ago | Peace Arch News

Peninsula producer unites top talents

It doesn't matter what genre of live music it is, at some time or other Rob Warwick has presented it.

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6 hrs ago | America's Network

Bell Canada acquires customer centers in New Brunswick to support growing broadband base

Bell Canada is sharpening its customer service focus in the Atlantic Canada region by acquiring two customer call centers in New Brunswick as part of its broader strategy to improve customer service.

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6 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo Airport sees federal investment

Nanaimo Airport will upgrade its firefighting capabilities and make a clean sweep of its runways thanks to a cash injection from Transport Canada's Capital Assistance Program.

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8 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

Teenage discovery

"I was sitting in a friend's house and I didn't even play a musical instrument and he was jamming on a guitar and I just knew right then that I was going to be a musician and that was what I was going to do for the rest of my life," Hal told the News Bulletin.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Defibrillator donated to Beban Park Four Fields

The Heart and Stroke Foundation donated a defibrillator to Nanaimo as part of its B.C. Public Access to Defibrillation Program.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Native plants salvaged in City of Nanaimo program

The city's parks, recreation and environment department is looking into a native plant salvage program, which would see volunteers trained to rescue plants from areas slated for development.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo woman takes down burglary suspect

The 5-foot-2, 31-year-old, who lives on the 900 block of Townsite Road, woke up to the sound of breaking glass at 2:15 a.m. Sunday.

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Editorial - July 23, 2014

Regardless of how the vote turns out, the citizens of Prince Albert deserve congratulations for the way that they wholeheartedly embraced the Kraft Celebration Tour.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Flamenco music, dinner, dazzling view

Eric Harper will perform at the Deep Bay Marine Shellfish Station for the next installment of Music By the Bay on Thursday.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Restoration brings jobs to downtown Nanaimo

The third storey is back, plus rooftop patios, energy-efficient windows, fibre optic communications, a completely new interior, high-end restaurant and street-level retail space, thanks to a $4.5-million restoration by Morgan Carey, president and CEO of Real Estate Webmasters, who has moved the company's main offices to 223 Commercial St. "It's ... (more)

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo's waterfront walkway project expanding

Steps toward upgrades and expansion have put the Harbour City on the verge of seeing a seamless waterfront walkway, according to the Nanaimo Port Authority.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo Regional District decides on passenger rail funding

Regional District of Nanaimo board directors are scheduled to vote on motions related to passenger rail service in Nanaimo at its regular meeting Tuesday .

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Grocery chain donates to B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo

Quality Foods and Nored Developments put their stamp on the B.C. Summer Games, stepping up with a $50,000 donation that went directly toward feeding all the athletes at the four-day multi-sport event.

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Editorial - July 21, 2014

Online voting begins Monday morning in a contest that could have the city halfway home in its efforts to rebuild the waterslides at Kinsmen Park.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Castanet.net

Bears Repeating

It all startedin the most unlikely place; Cowtown, Alberta! Paul Dean found himself back in Calgary after leaving Streetheart in late 1979along with good friend Matt Frenette, ex-drummer of the same Canadian rockers, Streetheart.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Structure fire in Nanaimo sends three to hospital

Three people were treated at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in an upstairs suite of a house in downtown Nanaimo Friday.

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Burnaby News Leader

Terry Beech gets Liberal nod in Burnaby North-Seymour

At age 18, Terry Beech was B.C.'s youngest-ever elected official when he became a city councillor in Nanaimo in 1999.

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GlobalNews

BC Summer Games 2014 officially begin in Nanaimo

Global BC's Steve Darling was the emcee for the event and Olympic Gold Medalist Simon Whitfield took the stage to give the athletes some advice.

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Brandon Sun

More help urged for Mounties with stress disorder

For almost three decades, Paul Brisson and Ken Barker worked together, socialized and even shared season tickets to Winnipeg Jets games.

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The Globe and Mail

Sexual-harassment claims against RCMP reach 336

A senior RCMP communications adviser alleging sexual harassment and assault by a superior officer is the latest to join more than 300 women with similar claims across Canada in seeking legal action against the force.

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