David Eby to become new BC premier at ceremony in Vancouver, replacing John Horgan The oath ceremony will be conducted by Lt.-Gov.Janet Austin, Musqueam Nation Community Center David Eby will be sworn in as British Columbia’s 37th Premier in a ceremony on the traditional territory of the Musqueam First Nation in Vancouver. Eby succeeds NDP Governor John Horgan, who announced his departure last…"David Eby to become B.C.’s new premier in Vancouver ceremony, replacing John Horgan"
conductor said it canceled a planned public sale on Friday Taylor Swift’s upcoming stadium tour because there aren’t enough tickets. The decision comes two days after a pre-sale event crashed the site so many fans have no votes. Ticketing company said in a statement on Thursday Two million tickets for next year’s The Eras tour were sold during Tuesday’s presale, the most tickets ever sold in a single day on the platform. Ticketmaster cited “extremely…"Ticketmaster canceling next Taylor Swift concert ticket sale"
When Teagan Littlechief sings in front of thousands of fans at Sunday’s Gray Cup match, she’s thinking about Canada’s Indigenous youth. Littlechief, who hails from the White Bear Aboriginal people on Treaty 4 territory in southeastern Saskatchewan, said that when she first started performing, she was often the only Aboriginal person on stage. “My job is to be able to show society that Aboriginal people are just as talented as other races. I always want…"‘Break a barrier’: Indigenous artist to sing part of O Canada in Cree at Grey Cup"
British Columbia’s outgoing premier says he has reached out to resolve a standoff over health care between provincial and territorial leaders and the federal government. John Hogan, who will hand over the prime ministership to NDP leader David Eby at his inauguration on Friday, stressed he was not looking for a job, but said he sent a group text message to his peers saying he was very happy. Happy to help in any way and…"Outgoing B.C. premier makes pitch to provinces and PM to end health gridlock"
– Text by Lauren Kramer, photography by Lia Crowe It happened to many Okanagan residents. Introduced to the region as tourists, they fall in love and take action, captivated by the beauty of British Columbia’s wine country. For Judith Charbonneau Kaplan, senior vice president of wealth planning at Wellington-Altus Private Wealth, that’s exactly why she moved to Kelowna in 2014. The Montreal native studied law at the Université de Montréal and earned a Master of…"Rising to the challenge – Saanich News"
Miranda Chant November 18, 2022 at 10:14 am Police have seized more than $80,000 worth of fentanyl during a raid on a home in east London. Officers from the Metropolitan Police Guns and Gangs Unit, assisted by emergency response teams and dog teams, searched homes in the Hamilton Road and Oriole Road area on Thursday. The search turned up 546 grams of fentanyl valued at $80,400. Also seized 3 electronic scales, 1 banknote counter, 80…"London woman charged after police seize $80K in fentanyl"
Carol Leigh, an activist from San Francisco, has died at the age of 71. Carol works for women’s rights and various people in the LGBTQ community. Carol was a prostitute in her early years. At that time, she faced worse conditions and many ugly truths in society, which gave her the idea of helping others, and also helped several other prostitutes who worked like her. She legally calls those who work like her sex workers,…"Activist Carol Leigh Cause Of Death, How Did He Die? Age, Funeral & Obituary News!"
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by Adele Loiselle November 18, 2022 at 9:21 am A driver in LaSalle is facing a $2,000 fine for allegedly speeding twice the speed on Front Road Wednesday afternoon. If he is convicted, he must pay the cost of reinstating his license and any increased insurance costs. That afternoon, a La Salle officer was conducting radar traffic enforcement when he spotted a black Volkswagen Jetta traveling at 101 km/h. That section of Front Road has…"LaSalle Police collar hot rod driver on Front Road"
Paul Pedro November 18, 2022 at 8:56 am CHATHAM – Kent County lawmakers will finally have a deal in front of them on Monday night to approve a baseball team in Chatham. If approved, the newest Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) team will use Fergie Jenkins Field as their new home starting next year, but not until April 2024. The five-year agreement between the team and the city calls for $195,500 to be allocated for site…"Proposed baseball team hopes for a walk off at CK council Monday night"