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Most Canadians want harsher penalties, right?

Most Canadians want harsher penalties, right?

There's no doubt in my mind that the majority of Canadians want harsher sentencing for those who commit vicious crimes. So we now have a prime mnister who wants to accomplish that.
Reader livid about comments people have made

Reader livid about comments people have made

I am absolutely livid about some of the comments being written online and said out loud by people of all ages, toward the recent and very tragic, not to mention very preventable death, of Kristen Nelson.
911 service finally arrives

911 service finally arrives

Finally 911 service is coming to our area. But not without hundreds of thousands of dollars on studies. So, besides the wasted dollars, it is good that we finally get what we should have had a long time ago.
Hike used by Carrier First Nations as a transportation route

Hike used by Carrier First Nations as a transportation route

Wonder & Expected Lakes This week's hike leads to two lakes with a vast historical legacy. Wonder and Expected Lakes are accessed via the Omineca Trail.
When will big business pay its share?

When will big business pay its share?

Gord Hoekstra's article "Laying the Groundwork" regarding the Enbridge pipeline should make me feel more comfortable with this pipeline as it reported that a "medium sized spill of up to 6,300 barrels of oil would only take place once every 118 years
Trail is an early season gem

Trail is an early season gem

Nourse-Allin Creek Trail This week's hike is another early season gem that has a surplus of geographic features. The first section provides a glimpse of Nourse Creek, carving its way through a rock canyon and plummeting down a narrow gorge.
Book Reviews

Book Reviews

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much By Allison Hoover Bartlett The Man Who Loved Books Too Much is the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession.
Outburst at dog owners was not warranted

Outburst at dog owners was not warranted

This is for the lady, dog sitting and walking in Ginter's off-leash dog park with the small white dog (on leash) and the larger black dog.
The profound consequences

The profound consequences

Managing the workforce is difficult and complicated
‘The Big One’ is coming to which we say: ‘Bring it on’

‘The Big One’ is coming to which we say: ‘Bring it on’

News item: The risk of a major earthquake striking the northwest coast of North America within the next half-century is greater than once thought, researchers have found.