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You likely missed them, but on Dec. 30, B.C. Liberal MLA and trade critic Ben Stewart launched two tweet missiles. They were duds.

I don’t remember having “snow days” when I was a kid growing up in Vancouver. Sure, we had snow, but I can’t recall anyone closing the schools because of it.

Conservative Party of Canada members were in a tizzy last week after La Presse reported that Rona Ambrose wouldn’t be running in the leadership campaign to succeed Andrew Scheer.

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In the mid-2000s, there was great fanfare about a long-overdue improvement of Highway 97 between West Kelowna and Penticton.

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Income per capita is commonly reported in virtually all developed economies.This measure does not, however, tell us how income is distributed and this distribution can vary widely between and within countries. “Income inequality” measures the extent to which income is distributed unevenly wi…

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Covert Farms Family Estate in Oliver has carved a remarkable niche crafting award-winning organic wines.

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Let’s begin this editorial with the immortal words of Bob and Doug McKenzie: “Cooo, loo, coo, coo, coo, coo, coo, coooo!”

This week marks the official kick-off of the federal Conservative Party’s leadership race — and perhaps the beginning of the ascent of Canada’s next prime minister.

The unofficial Australian national anthem begins, “Once a jolly swagman, camped by a billabong (watering hole), under the shade of a coolabah (eucalyptus) tree. And he sang as he watched and waited til his billy (tea) boiled, You’ll come a Waltzing Matilda with me.” 

It’s on the same level of Farrah Fawcett leaving “Charlie’s Angels” at the end of Season 1.

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It is, perhaps, the most terrifying way to die. No one likes falling, not even off a footstool. But being hundreds or thousands of feet in the sky, and falling helplessly, is everyone’s nightmare...

Today’s column is dedicated in memory of Neil Peart from Rush, the greatest and most-innovative drummer in rock-and-roll history.

I am going to attempt a very difficult task. I am going to try to convince you of something you almost certainly don’t believe. You suspect it might be true of others but it is definitely not true of you.

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Remember Columbia House? In their introductory offer stuck inside so many magazines in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you could buy as many as 11 cassettes for just five bucks, with the promise that you’d buy five more over the next couple of years for about $13 dollars each.

A major hiccup has been introduced into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plans for a speedy acquittal of President Donald Trump at his impending impeachment trial.

The decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to assassinate General Quasem Soleimani, the No. 2 man in Iran and head of a vast network of militias across the Middle East, was something that his predecessors both Republican and Democrat avoided because of the potential response from Iran and e…

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In my last column, we looked at the much- anticipated Vavilov decision, in which the Supreme Court of Canada rewrote the analytical framework to be applied in judicial reviews of the decisions of administrative decision makers.

What I did over the Christmas holidays. I went to the movies a lot. In 20 seconds or less, here’s all you need to know:

Some time ago I had the privilege of borrowing a friend’s office for a couple hours. I was out of town, needed a quiet place to work, he was otherwise engaged, so the place became mine.

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales said that he is “absolutely convinced” the United States orchestrated the military coup that removed him from power last November.

It’s a new year, a new decade, and a time to look forward. The new parliament sat for two weeks in early December, time enough to get an indication how the government intends to move forward.

Fentanyl and opiates may have dominated the headlines in recent years but another group of drugs is making a surprising return in a positive way.

The year just ended saw three political leaders bring their careers to a close — B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver, federal Green leader Elizabeth May and Andrew Scheer of the federal Conservatives.

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All the conditions have been met, so Kelowna-based SunRype Products has now officially been sold to Lassonde of Quebec for $89.3 million.

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The controversial Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA) was one of the first issues I had to deal with as the newly elected chair of the Vancouver School Board, back in 2008.

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Dark Horse isn't only a pop-rap hit song by Katy Perry and Juicy J, it's the Okanagan's newest winery.

Here’s some holiday cheer: Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that his re-elected Liberal government’s first act would be to cut taxes for most Canadians who earn a paycheque.

Here’s some holiday cheer: Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that his re-elected Liberal government’s first act would be to cut taxes for most Canadians who earn a paycheque.

Earlier this year, the Canadian government released new Community Well-Being index numbers based on the 2016 census. It measured a combination of income, employment, housing, and education.

I’m not an economist, but my guess as to why the downtown Penticton Starbucks location is closing is because it doesn’t have a drive-thru.

When the streets get icy in winter, I walk more carefully. Especially after the snowplow has gone by, and polished the fresh snow into a surface as slick as anything created by a Zamboni. I can’t take the risk of stepping forward and having my heel skid.

Most often life’s deepest discoveries are the result of diligent thought, study and effort. Thomas Edison epitomizes that model. His persistence in the laboratory resulting in the invention of the light bulb is highly documented and unparalleled.

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It's not just the end of the year, it's the end of the decade.

I’m not an economist, but my guess as to why the downtown Penticton Starbucks location is closing is because it doesn’t have a drive-thru.