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Fibre artist uses alpaca wool

Fibre artist uses alpaca wool

Oyama Lake Alpaca Farm holds an open house.
Half of 3 million HST ballots returned

Half of 3 million HST ballots returned

More than 1.6 million voters sent in their ballots for B.C.'s referendum on the harmonized sales tax, a participation rate that matches the 51 per cent turnout for the 2009 B.C. election.
Municipal auditor plan ruffles feathers

Municipal auditor plan ruffles feathers

The B.C. government's plan to appoint a municipal auditor-general has raised concerns in local government circles, but the minister responsible says it won't mean the province is going to start telling local councils how to tax and spend money.
B.C. quit-smoking plan attracts critics

B.C. quit-smoking plan attracts critics

B.C.'s plan to fund nicotine patches and gum for smokers has been lauded by the Canadian Cancer Society and other health organizations, but the program has its detractors.
Sex partners urged to disclose infections via e-cards

Sex partners urged to disclose infections via e-cards

B.C. joins online service to help battle spread of disease
Last HST ballots collected for count

Last HST ballots collected for count

The fate of B.C.'s harmonized sales tax should be known by the end of August.
B.C. loses people to Alberta

B.C. loses people to Alberta

B.C. recorded a slight net loss of people migrating to other provinces in the first quarter of 2011, according to preliminary data compiled by Statistics Canada.
B.C. eyes mobile gambling apps

B.C. eyes mobile gambling apps

Trying to maintain market share in rapidly evolving gambling business, B.C. Lottery Corporation is looking at expanding its online games and tickets to mobile phones and tablets.

Transit fare hike coming to cover rising costs of system

Public transit users are likely to soon be paying more to get on board Central Okanagan buses.

Fire mitigation in Carr's Landing

In order to help private property owners with the mitigation of wildfire threatened areas caused by pine beetle, the District will be subsidizing the costs of tree removal and disposal.
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