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- Hidden side of Kaslo city hall re-emerges - Restoration continues on Kaslo's city hall, including the north side of the building which until recently was hidden by the fire hall.
- South Slocan mill thieves caught on tape - Nelson RCMP want your help identifying two suspects who broke into Gold Island Forest Products in South Slocan on Sunday.
- Slocan Valley trail to remain non-motorized - The Slocan Valley rail trail won’t be opened to motorized use, despite a recent letter from a government bureaucrat that cast some doubt.
- Kaslo recycling could move to transfer station - RDCK staff have been directed to research the feasibility of moving Kaslo’s recycling bins to the Kaslo transfer station.
- Rick Marken running for RDCK Area E - A candidate for director of Area E of the Regional District of Central Kootenay says he’d like to “refocus” the organization’s priorities.
CBC British Columbian
- UVic seeks to identify creator of First World War sketchbooks -
University of Victoria researchers are appealing to the public to help identify the artist whose moving and heart-rending First World War sketches ended up in the school's archives.
- Can Surrey become one of Canada's safest cities? -
Surrey city councillor and mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode unveiled what she called her 'ten point plan' to crack down on crime, and make Surrey one of the safest cities in the country.
- Aldergrove beating death: police arrest two men -
Two men have been arrested after a man was beaten to death in Aldergrove, B.C., last night, RCMP say.
- Talmey school: man found dead in Richmond school park -
Police say one man was found dead early this morning in a park in Richmond, B.C., south of Vancouver.
- Verdict expected today at Surrey 6 murder trial -
A B.C. Supreme Court justice is expected to deliver a verdict today in the so-called Surrey Six trial.
- China Open: Rafael Nadal advances to quarter-finals -
Rafael Nadal advacned to the quarter-finals of the China Open with a 6-3, 6-4 win over German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk on Thursday.
- McIlroy 'fuzzy' on Ryder Cup topless kilt photo -
Rory McIlroy, the top golfer in the world, knows how to celebrate his victories, which was proven in a photo that lit up social media this week showing a shirtless McIlroy posing in a red wig and kilt.
- Bobby Ryan signs extension with Sens, Erik Karlsson named captain -
The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Bobby Ryan to a seven-year extension that carries an annual average salary of $7.25 million and named defenceman Erik Karlsson the team's new captain.
- Lebron James: What’s the deal with his hair? -
A receding hairline. An extra-wide headband. Rumours of a transplant... The mystery around LeBron James's lid is almost as interesting as the NBA superstar himself.
- IOC won't reopen 2022 Olympic bidding even though only 2 remain -
IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslo's withdrawal left just two cities in the race.
- Stephen Harper in Q&A before Board of Trade in Brampton today -
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in Brampton, Ont., today to participate in a 'moderated question and answer session' with the chair of the Mississauga Board of Trade. Watch the livestream at 11:30 a.m. ET.
- Justin Trudeau's Liberals widening lead on Conservatives, polls suggest -
A string of recent national polls conducted in September suggest Justin Trudeau's Liberals are seeing their lead widen against stagnating support for the Conservatives. Polls analyst Eric Grenier takes a closer look.
- Why our brains aren't built for democracy -
While electing a mayor or prime minister can often be a head-scratching process, a provocative new thesis from the University of British Columbia suggests we may, in fact, be too dumb for democracy.
- Iraq mission consultation 'phoney,' Tom Mulcair says -
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has already decided to plunge Canada into a combat mission, rendering any parliamentary consultation "phoney," NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says.
- Kathleen Wynne speaks at Canada 2020 conference -
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne takes the stage at the Ottawa Convention Centre today as Canada 2020, billed as 'Canada's leading independent progressive think-tank,' kicks off a two-day policy conference. Follow the live blog here.
- Hard-hit loonie getting vote of confidence from central banks -
The Canadian dollar isn't looking great compared to its U.S. counterpart of late, but foreign governments are buying up more loonies to keep in their currency reserves — a vote of confidence in the loonie over the long run.
- $2 gets Chinese firm controlling stake in Grande Cache Coal -
The Asian owners of Calgary-based Grande Cache Coal have signed a deal to sell a controlling interest in the operation for just $2 to Up Energy Development Group Ltd., a Chinese company.
- U.S. Sears dumps stake in Sears Canada -
Sears Holdings Corp. is selling most of its stake in its Canadian unit to raise as much as $380 million US and increase its cash holdings ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season.
- SaskPower set to unveil 'clean coal' technology -
Saskatchewan has attracted international interest in a $1.4-billion large scale application of technology aimed at reducing harmful emissions from coal-fired power plants. The provincial Crown corporation SaskPower is hosting a major tour of its facilities today.
- Is China willing to sacrifice Hong Kong's booming economy? -
Would China be willing to kill the golden goose that is Hong Kong just to crush democracy? Don Pittis argues China can save Hong Kong's prosperity and its democracy.
- MERS patient in Austria assumed infectious on flight, WHO says -
A Saudi woman suffering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is assumed to have been infectious when she flew from Doha to Vienna on Sept. 22, the World Health Organization says.
- Remaining Liberian airline flights a precious lifeline: Adrienne Arsenault -
Ebola is hitting Monrovia hard, and there are now just six commercial flights a week into the Liberian city, writes Adrienne Arsenault.
- Ebola virus potential in U.S. total about 100 -
Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, and four of his relatives have been quarantined in their homes as a precaution, health officials say.
- Liberia's Ebola outbreak saddles children with an uncertain future -
Most Ebola survivors in Liberia have reason to celebrate – Ebola has a high fatality rate and the disease has likely claimed nearly 2,000 lives in that country alone. But as the death toll mounts, young survivors who lost their parents are facing stigma, fear and a deeply uncertain future.
- Drug ingredients from 3 factories in India banned by Health Canada -
Six months after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sounded a warning on generic drugmaker Apotex’s quality standards, Health Canada has moved to ban the import of all drugs and drug ingredients from three factories in India, two of them associated with Apotex.
Arts & Entertainment
- Lost Sherlock Holmes film found in France after 100 years -
Restoration has begun on an almost 100-year-old Sherlock Holmes film discovered by French film archive, Cinémathèque Française.
- Banksy mural removed by embarrassed UK council -
Local officials were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized was created by the internationally famous graffiti artist Banksy.
- Netflix grabs Adam Sandler for 4-movie deal -
American comedian Adam Sandler and Netflix today announced their four-feature film contract, solidifying the streaming service's plans to become a major Hollywood player.
- Tiziana La Melia wins 2014 RBC Canadian Painting Competition -
Vancouver's Tiziana La Melia takes the $25K grand prize at the 2014 RBC Canadian Painting Competition Wednesday in Montreal, beating out 14 other emerging Canadian artists.
- Lena Dunham calls secrecy 'destructive' -
Lena Dunham's highly-anticipated book, Not That Kind of Girl, is out. The outspoken creator of Girls talks about keeping secrets and being a young woman with Q host Jian Ghomeshi.