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MP Cannings to take bike tour across riding

Member of Parliament (MP) Richard Cannings will be touring the electoral district of South Okanagan-West Kootenay (SOWK) by bicycle this week to get a different perspective on the people he represents. His trip is called “Ride the Riding.” The word “riding” is an informal term for electoral district. “I love …

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Wildlife fence for Hwy 3

A new wildlife fence along Highway 3 through the Crowsnest Pass will cut down on animal collisions. The Alberta government is installing the fencing along both sides of the highway through the critical wildlife corridor. The project is expected to save animal lives and make travel to Southern Alberta from B.C. …

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Bidding platform signs with NewLeaf

There may be airline discounts to be had even below the rockbottom prices advertised with last month’s takeoff of NewLeaf in 11 Canadian cities. Jump On Flyaways, a Calgary-based bidding platform, has partnered with the “ultra-low-cost” air travel company while noting that as much as 40 per cent of NewLeaf …

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Record tourism in B.C.

Whether you’re from Shanghai or San Francisco, Smithers or Salmon Arm, this BC Day is a great time to explore B.C. The tourism industry is enjoying record growth throughout the province. For example, hotel occupancy (year-to-date) is up in cities like Vancouver (+4 per cent) and Kelowna (+2.8 per cent) …

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