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Conservative Party ad - 'Proven Leadership'

Nestled amid the opening montage of the Conservative Party's latest salvo in the pre-campaign ad wars is a shot of what appears to be the Camaro assembly line at GM's Oshawa plant - an unusual choice of visuals, given the recent news about that particular production line.

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Public Safety minister Steven Blaney and RCMP commissioner Bob Paulson will speak before a Senate committee Monday afternoon in favour of anti-terror Bill C-51.

Vatican Bank Jean-Baptiste de Franssu

The Vatican bank said Monday its profit soared by more than 20 times last year as it recovered from a trading loss and continued its reform away from its scandal-marred past.


When the government announced recently its plan to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, it gave little indication how exactly it planned to do this.


A tornado raged through a Mexico border city early Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 10 people were killed, authorities said.


Researchers are cautiously optimistic about new trials that treated 150 bats for white-nose syndrome, a fungus that has decimated bat populations in Eastern Canada and the U.S.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert

Art Garfunkel still feels salt in the wound after his acrimonious split with Paul Simon more than 40 years ago.


Authorities say two planes have been searched at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after threats were made against the flights. An anonymous caller claimed a chemical weapon was aboard the aircraft.

Hana and Helen

Hana, a Pacific white-sided dolphin at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, has died despite attempts last week to save the animal's life with ground-breaking surgery.

striking teachers

Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals has announced the government will table back-to-work legislation this afternoon to end three ongoing strikes by high school teachers.

Jen Grant

Saskatchewan-born comedian Brent Butt has come out swinging against sexual harassment faced by female comedians after Toronto comedian Jen Grant says she was heckled to the point she felt "objectified" by a man in the audience at a country club where she was performing.


Parents who say they’re tearing their hair out trying to apply for a foreign nanny accuse the federal government of stringing them along for political reasons. “We're pawns in a game that's supposed to look like families are getting helped, but they're not,” says an Edmonton father.


Air Canada is once again targeting passengers who try to sneak on excess carry-on luggage. But critics claim the stepped-up crackdown ultimately won’t solve the upsurge in on-board bags. That's because, they say, passengers will continue to push the limits to avoid that new and pesky $25 checked bag fee.

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Constitutionally protected speech, no matter how offensive, is a glorious and uniquely American invention, Neil Macdonald writes. But these days it seems to be under attack from thought police everywhere, even in the U.S.


Malaysia has found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants across the border with Thailand, the country's police chief said on Monday.

CBC | British Columbia News


Miniature goats may soon be roaming backyards in the Victoria suburb of Saanich — if 11-year-old Jillian McCue gets her way.


Four Canadian canoe/kayak slalom athletes have been named to the team competing at the upcoming Pan Am Games in Toronto, the Canadian Olympic Committee and CanoeKayak Canada announced on Monday.

B.C. nurse returns from Nepal

For B.C. Nurse Dawn Anderson, the most difficult part of the earthquake relief effort in Nepal was seeing the devastating consequences for children.

Courtenay house explosion

Explosions at a house in Courtenay, B.C., on Friday that sent three men to hospital with serious injuries were caused by illegal hash oil production, say RCMP.

Wagstaffe's Weather May 25, 2015

After a hit and miss weather weekend, we start the work week off with morning drizzle across the south coast.

Hana and Helen

Hana, a Pacific white-sided dolphin at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, has died despite attempts last week to save the animal's life with ground-breaking surgery.

Komagata Maru

In 1914, a ship carrying 376 men from India to Canada was rejected upon entering Vancouver’s harbour. A century later, the Indian government is commemorating the Komagata Maru.

Grouse Mountain

Hikers on the North Vancouver's Grouse Grind will now be under the watchful eye of two rangers, but officials say they won't be policing the route.

Little Bobtail Lake fire

The Little Bobtail Lake fire, located about 70 kilometres southwest of Prince George, is now 100 per cent contained.

Cache Creek flooding

An evacuation order has been issued in Cache Creek, B.C., after a violent storm tore through the province's Interior, leaving a trail of flooding and destruction in its wake.


Parents who say they’re tearing their hair out trying to apply for a foreign nanny accuse the federal government of stringing them along for political reasons. “We're pawns in a game that's supposed to look like families are getting helped, but they're not,” says an Edmonton father.

#donthave1million rally

More than 100 people rallied at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday afternoon to protest the high cost of housing in Vancouver.

Workplace Assertive

Do you struggle with being assertive at work? Workplace psychologist Jennifer Newman has some tips.

bc weather

If you're wondering why British Columbia experienced such a mild winter and early spring, you could maybe blame it on a mysterious "blob" of warm water in the Pacific Ocean.


Will an Australian police poster seeking Nickelback's arrest for 'crimes against music' be the catalyst it takes to get Canadians to embrace the widely-mocked band as a national treasure?

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Real Madrid has fired coach Carlo Ancelotti, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title.


Toronto Blue Jays shortstop and leadoff man Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list after sitting out the past month with a cracked rib. He is expected to be in the starting lineup Monday night against the visiting Chicago White Sox.


Baltimore Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz was suspended eight games by Major League Baseball on Monday for having a foreign substance on his arm during a game in Miami.


​Coming off Saturday’s 5-4 double-overtime win, the Chicago Blackhawks will try to become the first team in this Western Conference final to win back-to-back games as they visit Anaheim for Game 5 (CBC,, 9 p.m. ET).


Defending women's champion Maria Sharapova advanced Monday at the French Open, but had to work a lot harder against 50th-ranked Kaia Kanepi than the scoreline of her 6-2, 6-4 first-round win suggested.

Mideast Qatar FIFA Sponsors

Amid allegations of human rights abuses, activists are pressuring corporate sponsors to push for changes to the work and living conditions of 1.5 million South Asian labourers building venues for the Qatar World Cup in 2022.

Pk Charity

Every year around playoff time there are tweets that joke that the "losers" will be able to trade in their sticks for clubs and their pucks for balls and hit the links instead of the arena. Their hockey season is over, so their golf season can start. This made us wonder, is golf the only thing hockey players do in the off-season?


The Tampa Bay Lightning stormed into Madison Square Garden on Sunday and defeated the New York Rangers 2-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference final. Here are three stories from Game 5.

Selfie kid- Federer

Roger Federer is fuming that a kid got on centre court to snap selfies with him on Sunday at the French Open and is demanding better security. "This should never happen on the Philippe Chatrier court," the 2009 French Open champion said. "I'm not happy about it. Obviously not one second I'm happy about it."


When Canadian cyclist Monique Sullivan competes at the Pan Am Games, she will wear a helmet with art designed and painted by Joel Jamieson, a teen who recently received a kidney transplant. It's part of the Helmets for Heroes program, which pairs elite athletes with youths suffering serious illnesses.


Watch live on television and online tonight at 9 p.m. ET as the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks battle in Game 5 of the Western Conference final on Hockey Night in Canada. - Events

Fort St. James & Region - Events

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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