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    A daily dose (or 2): Curious minds turn to CBD to treat range of ailments

    A daily dose (or 2): Curious minds turn to CBD to treat range of ailments


    With cannabis now legal in Canada, curious minds are seeking out marijuana-based treatments, like CBD — a compound of cannabis — for treating on-going medical conditions, some even using it to wean themselves off prescription...

    With cannabis now legal in Canada, curious minds are seeking out marijuana-based treatments, like CBD — a compound of cannabis — for treating on-going medical conditions, some even using it to wean themselves off prescription medications

    Ahoy, mateys! Man invites whole city to his house's pirate-themed escape room

    Ahoy, mateys! Man invites whole city to his house's pirate-themed escape room


    Do you have plans this Saturday night? Josh Hoggan is inviting members of the public into his home for free to experience his pirate-themed escape...

    Do you have plans this Saturday night? Josh Hoggan is inviting members of the public into his home for free to experience his pirate-themed escape room.

    Man arrested, charged with murder after reported shooting in Cache Creek, B.C.

    Man arrested, charged with murder after reported shooting in Cache Creek, B.C.


    In a statement, Ashcroft RCMP said that Corey Richard Harkness, 31, appeared in Kamloops Provincial Court Thursday to answer to a single charge of...

    In a statement, Ashcroft RCMP said that Corey Richard Harkness, 31, appeared in Kamloops Provincial Court Thursday to answer to a single charge of murder.

    Q&A: How buying a pipeline could change the Indigenous business landscape

    Q&A: How buying a pipeline could change the Indigenous business landscape


    The idea that Indigenous leaders are considering purchasing the multi-billion dollar project is extraordinary, according to Ken Coates, a University of Saskatchewan professor and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute's senior fellow in Aboriginal and Northern...

    The idea that Indigenous leaders are considering purchasing the multi-billion dollar project is extraordinary, according to Ken Coates, a University of Saskatchewan professor and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute's senior fellow in Aboriginal and Northern Canadian issues.

    Historic church burned down in fire 'a real loss' to B.C., historian says

    Historic church burned down in fire 'a real loss' to B.C., historian says


    One of the churches burned down in the Merritt-area last week was of great historical significance to B.C., according to local historian Murphy...

    One of the churches burned down in the Merritt-area last week was of great historical significance to B.C., according to local historian Murphy Shewchuk.

    Jane Philpott tapped to fill Treasury Board cabinet vacancy

    Jane Philpott tapped to fill Treasury Board cabinet vacancy


    The current Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott has been chosen to fill the cabinet vacancy as president of the Treasury Board, CBC News has...

    The current Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott has been chosen to fill the cabinet vacancy as president of the Treasury Board, CBC News has learned.

    Housing agency aims to address rental squeeze in Merritt, B.C.

    Housing agency aims to address rental squeeze in Merritt, B.C.


    While large metropolitan areas such as Greater Vancouver often steal the spotlight as the epicentre of the province’s affordable housing crisis, it’s not an issue confined by municipal...

    While large metropolitan areas such as Greater Vancouver often steal the spotlight as the epicentre of the province’s affordable housing crisis, it’s not an issue confined by municipal boundaries.

    Trudeau questioned on pipelines, carbon tax, Indigenous rights in Regina town hall

    Trudeau questioned on pipelines, carbon tax, Indigenous rights in Regina town hall


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fielded questions on everything from pipelines to Indigenous rights to his favourite childhood toy Thursday evening before a lively Regina...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fielded questions on everything from pipelines to Indigenous rights to his favourite childhood toy Thursday evening before a lively Regina crowd.

    'National disgrace': Trudeau faces heated comments about pipelines, reconciliation in Kamloops town hall

    'National disgrace': Trudeau faces heated comments about pipelines, reconciliation in Kamloops town hall


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a combative crowd in Kamloops, B.C. Wednesday night at a public town hall meeting dominated by questions about reconciliation with Indigenous communities and the future of several pipeline...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a combative crowd in Kamloops, B.C. Wednesday night at a public town hall meeting dominated by questions about reconciliation with Indigenous communities and the future of several pipeline projects.

    Why Justin Trudeau will be spending a lot of time in B.C. in 2019

    Why Justin Trudeau will be spending a lot of time in B.C. in 2019


    Both the Liberals and Conservatives are hoping for gains in British Columbia in this year's federal election. They'll need...

    Both the Liberals and Conservatives are hoping for gains in British Columbia in this year's federal election. They'll need them.

    Kamloops Search and Rescue on hunt for new home base

    Kamloops Search and Rescue on hunt for new home base


    The volunteer organization, which has moved headquarters numerous times over the years, says its current location is too small. It’s also crawling with spiders and mice and has a leaking...

    The volunteer organization, which has moved headquarters numerous times over the years, says its current location is too small. It’s also crawling with spiders and mice and has a leaking roof.

    Donkey refuge says changing climate in B.C. Interior making life tough for animals

    Donkey refuge says changing climate in B.C. Interior making life tough for animals


    The Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge Society near Chase is running low on food, because the farm's pasture is not producing grass like it did in the past, and the donkeys haven't been able to...

    The Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge Society near Chase is running low on food, because the farm's pasture is not producing grass like it did in the past, and the donkeys haven't been able to graze.