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18 hrs ago | APRN

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2014

It was standing-room only at an Anchorage debate on whether to keep the new capped oil tax rate or to switch back to a system where the rate goes up along with the profits.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Skagway, AK, Allakaket, AK, Canada

22 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

Cheekye slide risk unacceptable: experts

A potential landslide with enough material to fill B.C. Place twice poses an unacceptable threat to people living and working in Cheekye Fan area, experts say.

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Yesterday | Mass Transit

BC: Ballard to Supply New Flyer Industries with Next Generation Power Module for U.S. Fuel Cell Bus

Delivery of the power module to New Flyer Industries is planned for later this year.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canada.com

Summer sounds from bygone eras: Early Music Festival recounts the hands of time

Our summer months have become one of the more unpredictable parts of the West Coast music calendar.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Canada, Bach, Handel

CFRA

Arctic growth hot topic at Whistler, B.C., economic summit

The Arctic may be a hot commodity, but a conference has heard that Canada and the United States are barely out of the ice age when it comes to harnessing the region's growth potential.

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Related Topix: Canada

St. Petersburg Times

'Rocky Mountaineer' takes riders through Canada's natural beauty

Snuggling into my comfortable window seat beneath the panorama viewing dome, I enter my state of bliss.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, us Travel, Downtown (Seattle, WA)

CBC News

Businesses with high-skilled hires 'blindsided' by temporary foreign workers changes

David Lynn, the president and CEO of Canada West Ski Areas Association, has written to Employment Minister Jason Kenney to complain about the recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Canada's U.S. ambassador says Keystone pipeline makes economic, environmental sense

United States ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman had little to say Tuesday about a possible decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, but that didn't stop Canada's U.S. ambassador from bluntly stating there's no proof that the pipeline shouldn't be built.

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The Globe and Mail

Foul play no longer suspected in Pemberton Music Festival death

Police say foul play is no longer believed to be responsible for the death of a man at the Pemberton Music Festival last weekend.

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Pique News Magazine

Tough economy and 'Olympic aversion' create business casualties

It has been a strange couple of years for Whistler. A dozen or so months after the global economy tanked, the most famous of the Sea to Sky communities experienced the multifaceted effects of "Olympic aversion" - a guaranteed, oft-proven tourism dip that haunts cities that host Winter or Summer Games.

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Related Topix: Canada

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver Island landmark undergoing major renovations

The iconic Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C. will soon undergo millions of dollars in renovations after a change in ownership.

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Vancouver Sun

B.C. LNG cleans air, wipes out debt, Premier Clark tells political summit

Premier Christy Clark and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman told North American political and business leaders that British Columbia's liquefied natural gas industry will not only fight air pollution it will clean up the province's debt.

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Transworld

Camp Of Champions : Session B Video Recap 2014

Top pro snowboarders call it the best summer park in the world. Get coached by some of the biggest names in snowboarding in a fun, progressive, relaxed atmosphere that provides a season worth of progression in just one week.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Globe and Mail

Police investigate suspicious death at B.C. music festival

Jay-Z performs at the Pemberton Festival in Pemberton , B.C., on Sunday, July 27, 2008.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Vancouver Island landmark undergoing major renovations

The iconic Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C. will soon undergo millions of dollars in renovations after a change in ownership.

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The London Free Press

Top summer travel deals and packages for families - 2014

Whistler, B.C.: Experience a bit of gold this summer in B.C.'s Whistler, one of the host sites for the 2010 Olympics.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBC News

Pemberton Music Festival 2014 begins with stellar lineup

Campers have started arriving for Pemberton Music Festival 2014, in the picturesque valley at the base of Mount Currie, about 150 kilometres north of Vancouver.

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Daily Mail

Watch Whistler mountain biker knock himself out in spectacular downhill crash

'Oh s***!': The moment a mountain biker knocked himself out for three minutes after landing on his head in spectacular downhill crash This is the moment a biker knocked himself out for three minutes after misjudging a hillside jump and landing on his head.

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Pique News Magazine

Sea to Sky riders reach podium at DH nationals

Nine different riders brought home a medal from last weekend's Canadian Downhill Championships at Sun Peaks, five of them being of the gold variety.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bike Magazine

Photo of the Day: Robin O'Neill

Robin O'Neill is an outdoor lifestyle and action photographer based in Whistler, British Columbia.

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