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Toronto skyline on Feb. 1, 2015

Toronto is going to see snow falling on its streets Super Bowl Sunday, accompanied by cold temperatures and gusty winds.

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Folklore has it that a groundhog seeing its shadow on Feb. 2 heralds six more weeks of winter. The roots of this light-hearted tradition spans both oceans and centuries.

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Decades of boom-and-bust commodity prices, worker shortages and being at the mercy of the weather has virtually removed the word optimism from the vocabulary of many Canadian farmers. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that many are looking at the current run of low fuel costs with a certain degree of suspicion.

Hong Kong Democracy Protest

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched through Hong Kong's streets Sunday in the first major rally since mass protests last year.

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Western Nova Scotia will likely be the hardest hit in Monday's storm, which could bring up to 50 centimetres of snow to some areas, said CBC meteorologist Peter Coade.

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Russian-backed separatists kept up their assault Sunday on railway hub in eastern Ukraine, fighting that authorities said has killed 13 government troops and wounded 20 others over the last day.

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A titanic matchup is on tap for Super Bowl XLIX this evening in Arizona, with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks — the top seeds in their respective conferences — battling for the NFL championship.

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Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy is expected to be released from an Egyptian prison within days, a security official told Reuters on Sunday.

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Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.

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Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.

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Canada’s billionaires can expect to get richer than ever. But so, too, should a tranche of the 99 per cent, some economists say, citing recent Statistics Canada data trends.

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The release of recommendations this week from the inquiry into the 2005 death of Winnipeg's Phoenix Sinclair brings to mind the horrific details of that case, writes CBC reporter Katie Nicholson.

Orcas rubbing on beach

An amateur videographer has captured rare footage of northern resident orcas at a rubbing beach on Dog Bay in B.C.'s Discovery Islands.

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Demonstrators of high food prices in Northern Canada pledged to boycott the North West Company today, and there were also signs of support on social media. Dozens of shoppers, however, were still seen at a Northmart in Iqaluit.

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A titanic matchup is on tap for today's Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona, with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks — the top seeds in their respective conferences — battling for the NFL championship. Who will win? Two of our writers take sides.

CBC | British Columbia News

Port Metro Vancouver truckers rally

More than 600 truckers are complaining they're effectively out of a job after Port Metro Vancouver granted access to just 68 companies under a new licensing system finalized Friday.

Whistler crash leaves man in critical

A woman in her late 30s has been airlifted to hospital in critical condition after a serious crash in Whistler, B.C.

Brewing hope

Getting a cup of coffee is something we don't usually think twice about. That simple interaction though means a lot to the baristas at the HOpe Cafe, located inside Lions Gate Hospital's HOpe Centre.

Sailbot could make history

This summer, a team of engineering students from the University of British Columbia is hoping its 5.5-metre-long boat will sail into the history books as the first seafaring vessel to successfully traverse the Atlantic entirely solo.

Surrey violent crime

Surrey RCMP released its fourth-quarter crime statistics this week, revealing that violent crime rose by 7 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous year.

Orcas rubbing on beach

An amateur videographer has captured rare footage of northern resident orcas at a rubbing beach on Dog Bay in B.C.'s Discovery Islands.

Lindsay Buziak - Victoria realtor killed in 2008

Lindsay Buziak, 24, was stabbed to death while showing a $1-million home in the Greater Victoria suburb of Saanich on Feb. 2, 2008.

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Donald Grayston, a Thomas Merton expert, explains what led the monk to be so revered by many still today.

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Pete Carroll's Seattle Seahawks will face Bill Belichick's New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl with a chance to do something that, for many reasons, was thought to be too tall a task in today's NFL: win a second consecutive championship.

River rescue

A 26-year-old Comox Valley woman who was swept away in the waters of Puntledge River near downtown Courtenay, B.C., Friday afternoon has died. Police say her seven-month-old son remains in BC Children's Hospital in critical condition.

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When Bob Sherman retired from a career in policing in Oregon State he moved to Kelowna, B.C., to pursue a quieter life with his rabbits.

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Nearly a year after it began, the trial of RCMP Const. Kwesi Millington ended Friday with Crown prosecutors resting on their theory of why the Mountie lied at the 2009 inquiry in to the death of Robert Dziekanski.

Nordstrom 'Cowichan' sweater

A call from the CBC prompted Nordstrom, a large department store based in the U.S., to remove the name Cowichan from sweaters they were selling on their website.

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The BC Coroners Service has identified a man who was found deceased in Vancouver in July 1975.

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The City of Victoria has released data about dog ownership in the city, including the most popular dog breeds and neighbourhoods with the most dogs.

CBC | Sports News

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The murder trial of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is being delayed by a snowstorm expected Monday in Fall River, Mass.

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The Canadain Trail is a weekend round-up of how our athletes fared on the world stage.

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Rookie Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves poured in a career-high 33 points against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, while going toe-to-toe with LeBron James.

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Distance runner Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.C., won the mile at the Armory Track Invitational on Saturday, posting a world-leading time for this season that was just shy of the Canadian indoor record. Less than 30 minutes later, he won the two-mile race.

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Canadians Denny Morrison earned a bronze medal and Ivanie Blondin won silver in World Cup speed skating events in Hamar, Norway on Sunday.

NFL-SUPERBOWL/WOMEN

A titanic matchup is on tap for Super Bowl XLIX this evening in Arizona, with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks — the top seeds in their respective conferences — battling for the NFL championship.

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Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.

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Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist escaped a serious injury after a scary and bizarre play Saturday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Pete Carroll's Seattle Seahawks will face Bill Belichick's New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl with a chance to do something that, for many reasons, was thought to be too tall a task in today's NFL: win a second consecutive championship.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years. The former world No. 1 will be no better than No. 53 next week.

Steven Stamkos

Various NHL players and prospects took a moment to offer their thoughts on the outcome of the Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots that will take place on Sunday.

Sochi Olympics Snowboard Men

Watch on television and online now as top snowboarders compete in the parallel giant slalom and big air events from the freestyle world championships in Austria.

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A titanic matchup is on tap for today's Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona, with the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks — the top seeds in their respective conferences — battling for the NFL championship. Who will win? Two of our writers take sides.

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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.

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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
Suspenders
Little Jimmy’s
Subway Cafe

Restaurants

The Classic
St. James
Timbermans Restaurant ***NEW+++
Kings
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 admin@fsjames.com and I will post it here and on nechako.info
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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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