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Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday officially declared the crash of Flight 370 an accident, fulfilling a legal obligation that will allow efforts to proceed with compensation claims.

Japan ISIS hostage

Japan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by ISIS militants, after the latest message purportedly from his captors extended until sundown Thursday in the Middle East the deadline for the Jordanians to release an Iraqi prisoner.

Harper EU 20140926

The government has revealed new figures for a reception last fall for visiting European officials and business representatives to celebrate the conclusion of talks on a Canada-EU free-trade deal - figures that show the bill growing by about $40,000 to $162,863.

Computer passwords

Mass trolling of internet data — as done by Canada's electronic spy agency in a project dubbed Levitation — can impede cyber spies in the hunt for extremists more than it helps, some security experts argue.

Freedom of speech expression religion

The federal government is set to introduce legislation Friday that will criminalize the "promotion of terrorism," a step that legal experts say could infringe on the freedom of expression enshrined in the Charter.

Patrick Lavalee and Marlene Bird

Marlene Bird, who has had trouble finding appropriate housing in Prince Albert, Sask., since losing both her legs after a violent attack last summer, has finally found a home.

Russia Downgrade

Economists will tell you a falling currency is good for exports. But even as the loonie heads below 80 cents US, it won't work if everyone else does the same thing.

Tim Hortons on the block

A laid-off Tim Hortons manager tells CBC News the employees didn't see the layoffs coming. Instead, she says, just days before job cuts were announced, the company played down media speculation about layoffs and gave employees the impression they shouldn’t worry.

Disco Hill/Liberia/Ebola

The number of new confirmed Ebola cases totalled 99 in the week to Jan. 25, the first time the weekly total has fallen below 100 since June 2014, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.


The AirAsia passenger jet that crashed into the sea last month killing all 162 people was in sound condition and all crew members were properly certified, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said on Thursday.

Winnipeg water supply

Winnipeg's boil water advisory will remain in effect at least until Thursday, further testing the public’s faith in its municipal water supply.

Cyberfile 20100915

Canadian politicians are calling for heftier intelligence oversight after the revelation that Canada's cybersleuthing capabilities include a mass surveillance project dubbed "Levitation."

Amanda Todd

Aydin Coban, a Dutch citizen who has been charged in the extortion and online harassment of B.C. teenager Amanda Todd, has written an open letter from his jail cell in the Netherlands proclaiming he's innocent and the victim of an orchestrated "hate campaign."

Loonie 20141127

The Canadian dollar slipped below 80 cents US today for the first time in almost six years.

Tim Hortons coffee

Dozens of corporate Tim Hortons workers, including pregnant women and staff who had been with the chain for 30 years, were summoned to meet with outplacement agents and then escorted out the doors of its regional offices and headquarters yesterday as part of a nationwide restructuring.

CBC | British Columbia News

Chilean red wine poured into glass

On the Coast's wine columnist Barb Phillip says Zinfandel is making a comeback - so where can you find this elusive red wine?

Governor General David Johnston

Governor General of Canada David Johnston says the lack of equality and opportunity in communities like Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is 'unacceptable' and Canadians have a responsibility to do something about it.

Diabetes blood sugar test

It's been typically thought of as a disease that affects older populations, but researchers at the Providence Health Care in Vancouver have found that the rate of Type 2 diabetes has surpassed Type 1 diabetes under the age of 30.

Vancouver Police patch - VPD

An off-duty Vancouver police officer has been charged on allegations of domestic assault and unlawful confinement in Maple Ridge, B.C..

Trumpeter Swan

Farmers are locked in battle with a group of giant trumpeter swans that have caused huge amounts of damage to crops - and brought down a power line.

Baby Ayden

A legal expert recommends couples avoid international surrogacy, which turned into a bureaucratic nightmare for a B.C. couple who faces mounting medical bills for their premature twins born by surrogate in Mexico.

Amanda Todd

Aydin Coban, a Dutch citizen who has been charged in the extortion and online harassment of B.C. teenager Amanda Todd, has written an open letter from his jail cell in the Netherlands proclaiming he's innocent and the victim of an orchestrated "hate campaign."

Trinity Western University

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has struck down a decision by the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society to deny graduates of British Columbia's Trinity Western University the right to practise law in the Maritime province.

CanadaLine Vancouver

Vancouver Coastal Health's chief medical health officer is urging resident to vote yet to a new 0.5 per cent regional tax to fund a list of Lower Mainland transportation projects — saying strong public transit has a direct link to better public health.

Grand Analog

A fierce battle between music lovers with wildly different taste in tunes ended in a final showdown on Radio West.

Emma Paulsen

Emma Paulsen, the B.C. dog walker who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in the deaths of six dogs in her care, has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Michele Pineault mother of Stephanie Lane

The family of Stephanie Lane, whose partial skeletal remains were found on Robert Pickton's B.C. farm, wants the case reopened and a new murder charge laid against the serial killer.

Highway 99 truck fire

A truck driver has died in a fiery crash on B.C.'s Highway 99 just south of the Massey Tunnel on Wednesday morning.

Baby Ariana

A B.C. couple fighting to bring their surrogate-born twins home from Mexico finally have been issued birth certificates for the premature babies.

Cheng-Fu Bea

The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled a Port Coquitlam couple can be forced to sell their condo to settle a long-term dispute over their assigned parking stall.

CBC | Sports News


LeBron James broke out his dance moves after teammate and point guard Kyrie Irving posted a career-high 55 points against the Portland Trail Blazers Wednesday.

Maple Leafs Devils Hockey

A New Jersey Devils veteran sealed another loss for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who continue on their season-high losing streak, while the NHL's goal scoring race heated up thanks to Alex Ovechkin.

Australian Open Tennis

Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal. She'll meet Serena Williams after she beat fellow American Madison Keys in the other semifinal match.


The New Jersey Devils rallied late in the third period to push the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-1 shootout loss, handing the Leafs their seventh straight defeat.


Greivis Vasquez and Jonas Valanciunas combined for 21 points in a torrid third quarter as the Toronto Raptors, enjoying a season-high night from the three-point line, defeated Sacramento 119-102 Wednesday to hand the Kings their seventh straight loss.

Lakers Nuggets Basketball

Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant is expected to need up to nine months to recover from surgery on a torn rotator cuff.


Veteran receiver S.J. Green has signed a three-year contract extension with the Montreal Alouettes, the Canadian Football League club announced Wednesday.


A year ago, the NHL's seven Canadian teams were involved in 16 deals in the five weeks leading up to the March 5 trade deadline. Which player could be on the move from each of the clubs ahead of deadline day March 2?


Canada helped put snowboarding on the map when Ross Rebagliati won gold in the sport at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan. It was the first Olympic medal awarded in snowboarding, and Rebagliati quickly became an international star.


Tom Brady is dealing with a cold four days before the Super Bowl but says he'll be OK. The New England Patriots quarterback sounded under the weather during his session with the media on Wednesday, rubbing the back of his right hand under his nose at one point.


Former Toronto Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen reportedly has signed a one-year contract with the Washington Nationals. He converted 25 of 30 saves with a 4.03 earned-run average last season.


Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard, who is ranked seventh in the world and reached the quarter-finals at the Australian Open this week, is not on the roster for a first-round Fed Cup tie against the Czech Republic next month.


For a change, the baseball off-season hasn't involved frequent updates on Pablo Sandoval's battle with his weight. Instead, the ex-San Francisco Giants third baseman has made headlines by signing with Boston, and now by showing off his talent with a basketball.


In a compelling interview with The Morning Edition's Sheila Coles, Emry discusses his struggles with depression and why he's sharing his story with Bell's Let's Talk mental health campaign.


With the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots set to battle for NFL supremacy on Sunday, here are 10 players who will help decide the winner of Super Bowl XLIX. - 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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