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1 hr ago | Ndp.ca

Statement from the NDP on the Federal Court of appeal decision in the Harry Daniels case

NDP Aboriginal Affairs critic Jean Crowder made the following statement regarding the Federal Court of Appeal decision in the Harry Daniels Case: This ruling has a major impact on Aboriginal jurisprudence in Canada, upholding the Federal Court's decision to recognize MA©tis as "Indians" under Section 91 for the Constitution Act, 1867.

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5 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

Tougher punishment proposed for politicians who leak confidential info

Nanaimo city council, led by Mayor John Ruttan, called for harsher punishment - including removal from office - for councillors who commit serious breaches of confidential information during the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities conference last weekend.

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9 hrs ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Boundary debate takes a turn in Qualicum Beach

The town's lawyer will be asked whether making a change to the Growth Containment Boundary is even necessary following a recent ruling by the B.C. Supreme Court involving the Township of Langley.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Island Bel Canto Singers express their love for singing

The Island Bel Canto Singers love singing and they want to share their love for the vocal expression with as many people as possible.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Campbell River's grand celebration of music

An 11-day celebration of music in Campbell River begins Thursday April 24, as the Friends of Music open their 27th annual Music Week.

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Parksville Qualicum News

Blundell brings the Ruffian

Arlene Blundell saw Mrs. Reynolds and the Ruffian when it premiered in England in 2011, and she is bringing the play to Qualicum Beach beginning April 24. "This is probably a Canadian premiere," said Blundell, the director of the play running at Echo Player's Village Theatre from April 24 to May 11. The story, written by Gary Owen, surrounds a ... (more)

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Signing off: radio broadcaster retires from career that spanned 70 years

Gordon Theedom, 86, holds a microphone that Louis Armstrong once used while in Nanaimo in 1942.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Time to tear up incinerator plan

Council voted this week to express unanimous opposition to a garbage incinerator at Duke Point and ask that Metro Vancouver withdraw the proposal from further consideration.

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Nanaimo Daily News

MUSIC

April 18, 7 -10 p.m., at Acme Food Co., 14 Commercial St. Clever and potent fusion of folk, funk, dark country, rock and roll, soul, blues and swing.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Free Press

Multi Material BC opponents prepare for court fight

Business opponents of Multi Material BC are planning a court challenge to reverse the takeover of B.C.'s curbside recycling system by the stewardship agency.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Sharp-eyed Nanaimo RCMP auxiliary cop nabs thief

A Nanaimo RCMP auxiliary officer's alertness helped arrest a prolific offender and salvaged 50 years of memories for an elderly Nanaimo couple.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Baby struck by car escapes serious injury

A 20-year-old mother and her six-month-old baby were hit by a car that ran a red light Tuesday in downtown Nanaimo.

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Prince George Citizen

Training authority aims to link apprentices, companies

The Industry Training Authority is adding a pair of boots on the ground in Prince George to boost human relations between apprentices, the companies that hire them and local training centres.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Reaching consensus at the AVICC conference in Qualicum Beach and Parksville

Fukushima, fire sprinklers and BC Ferries were among the many issues brought up by municipalities last weekend at a conference which saw nearly 300 Vancouver Island politicians at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Market Wire

Government of Canada supports British Columbia in Fight Against Crime

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, today announced $4,106,413 in federal funding over five years for the crime prevention project Changing Direction in Support of Aboriginal Youth, which will help ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

50th wedding anniversary goes ahead as planned after stolen laptops returned

Fifty years of memories packed into a PowerPoint presentation for a wedding-anniversary party almost disappeared when two laptops were stolen in Nanaimo, B.C. RCMP say the computers were taken from the home of an elderly couple whose daughters had prepared the presentation to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary.

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Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

Nanaimo-Alberni MP salutes Navy vesels that fight crime

The HMCS Nanaimo, which has a strong association with the mid-Island, is back in Canada after helping fight organized crime in Central America.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Scorching opposition in Nanaimo to incinerator for Vancouver trash

An enthusiastic crowd gave Nanaimo, B.C., Mayor John Ruttan a loud cheer as he moved to snuff out plans to burn Metro Vancouver garbage near his Vancouver Island city.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre pipe upgrade set for summer

A $3-million pipe upgrade project is scheduled to take place this summer at the Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre off Hammond Bay Road.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Harcourt cuts ties to NDP

On April 1, Mike Harcourt announced he was severing his 40-year relationship with the NDP.

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