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Tom Mulcair NDP leader federal election 2015

The main federal parties campaigning for the Oct. 19 vote had sharply contrasting takes on the job numbers released by Statistics Canada today, and what the government should do to get more people back to work.

Mike Huckabee Ted Cruz

Two presidential hopefuls campaigning for the Republican nomination are defending a Kentucky county clerk jailed for contempt this week after refusing to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples.

Syrian refugee crisis

With the Syrian refugee crisis receiving renewed attention, Canadians are increasingly taking to Google to find out more about the ongoing conflict.

FedElxn Conservatives 20150903

Power & Politics asks a panel of candidates whether the Conservative party leader's wife spoke off-message when she said that, while she doesn't support full legalization of marijuana, people shouldn't go to jail for pot.

Stephen Gregory Tynes

A Dalhousie University medical student who was charged last month with uttering death threats and engaging in threatening conduct faces a new charge.

Hungary Migrants

Hundreds of refugees frustrated at being stuck at two train stations in Hungary set off on foot for Austria on Friday, one group forming a line nearly a half-mile long as they streamed out of Budapest, the other breaking out of a train near a migrant reception centre and then running toward the West after overwhelming police.

Vince MacLean

A former leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party was prevented, for several days, from casting his ballot in the upcoming federal election because he didn't have the required identification under the new Fair Elections Act.


The Canadian economy added 12,000 jobs in August, but the unemployment rate ticked up to seven per cent as 40,000 more people were looking for work.


Two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother as they were trying to reach Greece were laid to rest in the Syrian town of Kobani on Friday, a Reuters witness.

Yaya Han Marvel cosplay

A select few superfans have been able to make a career out of creating costumes of their favourite fictional characters. But it's a long and indirect road to becoming a cosplay superstar.

Kurdi boys family photo released by aunt Tima Kurdi Sept 3 2015

Stephen Harper wants Canadians to see the big picture, the one beyond the photo of Alan Kurdi’s little, lifeless body face-down on a beach in Turkey.

Canada Shopping

Oil is dead, housing is in a bubble and markets are tanking. Is that really the book on Canada? Not even close. The country's economy has much more to hang on to than meets the eye.

Mideast The Debate in Islam

A photograph of a drowned Syrian boy face down in muck after his body washed ashore in Turkey has captured the hearts of people worldwide, and refocused attention on the international refugee crisis. Here are six other iconic images that have an an impact through history.

real estate fixer upper

If you’re looking for a house in sought-after Toronto or Vancouver neighbourhoods, brace yourself. Even with $1 million, you might end up with a dilapidated home in desperate need of major repairs, or even a tear-down.


A lush savannah teeming with zebras, gazelles and wildebeests may look like an all-you-can eat buffet for lions. But a Canadian study suggests the existence of a surprising law of nature: that predators don't have much to gain from lots of extra prey.

CBC | British Columbia News

attempted child abduction warning posted at Pooh Corner Daycare

An apparent child abduction attempt has police on high alert and searching Stanley Park and the area for a suspect.

Electronic tolling - bridge tolls - Golden Ears Bridge

A motorist who was allegedly using a pop-up licence plate to evade tolls on the Golden Ears Bridge was busted by the RCMP after an eagle-eyed officer spotted the canny deception.

Jack Hunter

One of the true characters of the PNE, Jack Hunter, died in April. He was known not only for foot-long hot dogs, but also for making connections with fairgoers for seven decades.

Wagstaffe's Weather September 04

After a very autumn-like week, some semblance of summer is back for a few days.

Victoria jewelry thief

Police in Victoria have released security camera pictures of a man who robbed a jewelry store on Fort Street last week by hiding in the building until the owners locked up for the day.

Kris Hargrave and Kia Zahrabi

Organizers forced to cancel the Ponderosa music festival because of the Rock Creek wildfire are asking ticketholders to consider foregoing their refund.


The annual TaiwanFest kicks off Sept. 4, and this year's celebration is honouring the island nation and the ones that settled it to make it what it is today: Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Japan and China.

Cyclist fatality

Police say a man has died after he was hit by a motorist while riding a bicycle Thursday night in Surrey, B.C.

real estate fixer upper

If you’re looking for a house in sought-after Toronto or Vancouver neighbourhoods, brace yourself. Even with $1 million, you might end up with a dilapidated home in desperate need of major repairs, or even a tear-down.

Kurdi boys family photo released by aunt Tima Kurdi Sept 3 2015

Stephen Harper wants Canadians to see the big picture, the one beyond the photo of Alan Kurdi’s little, lifeless body face-down on a beach in Turkey.

Shutterstock people students teenagers party drinking club

North Vancouver RCMP are preparing to patrol some major parties, as students celebrate 'pre-grad' — going into Grade 12 — over the Labour Day weekend.


The image of a dead boy washed up on a Turkish beach has two former refugees wondering what happened to the Canada that saved them 43 years ago.

FBO CFL Lions Alouettes 20150903

John Beck came off the bench in relief of injured Travis Lulay to throw touchdown passes to Lavelle Hawkins and Austin Collie as the visiting B.C. Lions downed the Montreal Alouettes 25-16 on Thursday night.

Ladislav Cumpelik action hero cyclist

There's Tom Cruise, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger and now there's... Ladislav Cumpelik?

Aboriginal Business Match

It’s official. Canada is in a recession. The cold hard truth is First Nations have been in economic depression since Canada carved out the first postage-stamp size reserves over 200 years ago. Neither of us needs to be in this position.

CBC | Sports News

Montreal Alouettes, Sean Whyte

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed kicker/punter Sean Whyte.


The Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by U.S. immigration officials, two months after pleading no contest to a domestic violence charge.


The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Toronto FC midfielder Collen Warner and Montreal defender Victor Cabrera for violent play in last weekend's meeting in Toronto.


After coming off a series win against a tough Cleveland club, the Toronto Blue Jays look to keep their winning ways intact against the Baltimore Orioles Friday night (7:07 p.m. ET) at Rogers Centre.


Greg Stremlaw, the former CEO of Curling Canada, has been named the new head of CBC Sports.


Canadian rower Carling Zeeman continued her stellar season after securing a spot for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Zeeman advanced to the medal round of the world rowing championships with a third-place finish in the semifinals of the women’s single sculls Friday in Aiguebelette, France.


Allison Beveridge's stretch of medal performances continued Thursday with a silver in the women’s team pursuit at the track cycling Pan Am championships in Santiago, Chile. Three other Canadians medalled to give the team eight in two days of competition.


Young Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper set a modern day record with four walks, four runs scored and a run batted in without a hit or an at-bat during Thursday night's 15-1 victory over Atlanta.


The third-seeded Murray beat 35th-ranked Adrian Mannarino 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday, dominating the last three sets.


Fresh off his gold-medal performance at the world track and field championships, Canada's Derek Drouin was forced to pull out of Thursday’s Diamond League meet in Zurich, Switzerland, with what he described as a "flare up" of a potential injury.

US Open Tennis

We'll have to blame this mental lapse on the scorching New York heat. Canada's Eugenie Bouchard saw a shot going long…but not if you consider that she was playing with doubles boundary lines.


Canada is in the enviable position in the skating world with strength across the board in all disciplines. Nowhere is this more evident than in the pairs and ice dance disciplines, writes CBC analyst Pj Kwong.


After a year of show skating and some well-deserved free time, Patrick Chan is ready to reclaim his spot atop the figuring skating world, writes CBC Sports analyst Pj Kwong.


Star Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse has decided to return to college for his senior year, confirming his decision to CBC Sports on Thursday.


Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.

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Dining and Takeouts in Fort St. James

Click the links to see their menu in pdf format

Take Outs – Bistros

Isola Bella Pizza

The View Bistro & Lounge
The Classic
Miguel’s Pizza
Little Jimmy’s
Subway Cafe


The Classic
St. James
Timbermans Restaurant ***NEW+++
Soup Wallah ***NEW***

Nahounli (Fas-Gas) ***NEW***

North Arm Pub

Owners: Call 4008 and I’ll pick up a menu to scan or you can email a pdf to and I will post it here and on

Fort Saint James, B.C. Canada. Travel scenic Hwy 27 to the Fort, and famous gold rush towns like Manson Creek and Germansen Landing. Recreational lakes, hunting, fishing, skiing, camping, snowmobiling, hiking and rich in history. Home of the famous $10,000 Stuart Lake Fishing Derby, the Caledonia Classic Dog Sled Race and the Fort St. James National Historic Site, a fully staffed 1800s era Hudson’s Bay Trading post with guides dressed in period costume and ongoing historical enactments. True wilderness adventure is only fourty minutes north off of Hwy 16 on your way to and from the Alaska Ferry; you will find the detour well worth it.
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