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Smarter Alloys founder Ibraheem Khan with Andie Pequegnat

Are we or aren't we? Statistics Canada releases figures Tuesday showing whether we are in a technical recession. Don Pittis looks at what those numbers really mean to Canadians.

Emilie Taman

Many candidates take a leave of absence in order to seek election. Incumbents have a financial advantage because they continue to collect their parliamentary paycheque.

Rona Ambrose

In 2010 the Status of Women minister, Rona Ambrose, announced a $10-million project to address the problem of missing and murdered indigenous women, including a new national database. Five years later, the database is long overdue, far over budget and has not solved any police cases to date.

Leaders and change

Canada's latest GDP numbers will be released Tuesday and will show once and for all whether the country has been in a technical recession these past six months — which could have some surprising effects for all three major political parties.


After years of struggling to find enough staff, energy companies have now shed 35,000 positions, many of them in the services sector. With energy prices still very low, more cuts are likely to come.


Many post-secondary students find themselves with a large sum at their disposal to pay for school and, financial experts say, lack the savvy to handle it well.

Wayne Dyer

Best-selling self-help author and motivational speaker Wayne Dyer has died, his family said in a post on his official Facebook account on Sunday. He was 75.

MTV Video Music Awards Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj

Taylor Swift made amends with Nicki Minaj and Kanye West, but new feuds may have been started at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, August 30, 2015.

2015 MTV Video Music Awards - Show

Kanye West gave a long rant at the MTV Video Music Awards as he apologized to Taylor Swift for taking her microphone in 2009, admitting "I don't understand awards shows" and claiming he would run for president in 2020.

Holly Moore

CBC Manitoba journalist Holly Moore reveals why her email address has appeared in the recent hack of the infidelity website

Ontario Sex Education Protest 20150224

The province is rolling out a new pilot project in which sex education, like French and math, will soon become mandatory for all students from kindergarten to the last year of high school.


A 25-year-old from Alberta’s Enoch Cree Nation has become the first First Nations woman — and the first Canadian — to win the Mrs. Universe pageant.


The Canadian border got dragged into the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign on Sunday, with a prominent candidate appearing to entertain the notion of building a giant wall between the two countries.

B.C. storm clean-up

The fierce storm that closed Vancouver's famous park, disrupted ferry service and cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers also caused a number of incidents as brittle tree boughs snapped and fell on cars.


Tired of boring Facebook quizzes? Get a real-time assessment of how your positions on the issues compare with the platforms of the major parties.

CBC | British Columbia News


New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny joins On The Coast to talk about her newest book, and balancing her work with taking care of her husband, who suffers from dementia.

Grasshopper locust plague

There's a new call for an old weapon in the fight against voracious grasshoppers in the Okanagan — a Grasshopper Tax.

Parent and adult child

Richard Johnson, author of Caring for Aging Parents: Straight Answers That Help You Serve Their Needs Without Ignoring Your Own, chatted with Stephen Quinn of On The Coast about balancing the needs of elderly loved ones with your own needs.

Chris Farley

Kevin Farley, in Vancouver for the screening of 'I am Chris Farley' at the Rio Theatre, says it portrays the real genius of his brother.

Washington Stickpin fire

An evacuation alert has been lifted for homes west of Oliver, B.C., giving the go-ahead for 27 people to go home.

File picture from istock firefighter

A new Langara College program is aimed at arming front-line emergency workers with coping tools to help prevent trauma and hopefully turn around caregiver suicide tolls.

Saltspring RCMP vehicle smashed Aug 29

A routine impaired driving check on Salt Spring Island turned violent early Saturday morning, ending with an injured officer, two smashed RCMP service vehicles, and the suspect apprehended under the Mental Health Act.


Victoria City Council is moving ahead with a plan to get rid of live-aboard boaters in the Gorge Waterway who they say are creating hazards and polluting. But in a city where homelessness is already an issue, where will they go?

Afghan cycling team

Working as an aid worker in Afghanistan changed the way Shannon Galpin views bike riding. She's hosting a Global Solidarity Ride for female Afghan cyclists, who face harassment or worse for riding a bike in that country.

Phoenix the Red Panda

Animal welfare activists are calling for a British Columbia zoo to be closed after yet another death at the facility.

B.C. Just Deals

With British Columbia's windstorm smashing cars, toppling trees and putting hundreds of thousands of people out of power, many have been keen to share their experiences online.

B.C. storm clean-up

The fierce storm that closed Vancouver's famous park, disrupted ferry service and cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers also caused a number of incidents as brittle tree boughs snapped and fell on cars.


Tired of boring Facebook quizzes? Get a real-time assessment of how your positions on the issues compare with the platforms of the major parties.


Ricardo Clark and Raul Rodriguez scored and the hometown Houston Dynamo beat the short-handed Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Saturday night to snap a three-game winless streak.


Candidates from all four major parties running in B.C. in the 2015 federal election stopped by On The Coast to talk about where they stand on housing issues like affordability, renting, buying a home, foreign owners and more.

CBC | Sports News


Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.


Mark Shapiro will be the next president of the Blue Jays, according to several media reports. Toronto has been searching for a replacement for current president Paul Beeston, who will be retiring at the end of this season.


Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years Sunday, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury. In 2013, Sharapova skipped the U.S. Open because of a right shoulder injury.


Jeremiah Johnson scored three rushing touchdowns as the Redblacks downed the Saskatchewan Roughriders 35-13 on Sunday, three days after Ottawa released international running back Chevon Walker, who he replaced in the starting lineup.


​Kris Tamulis won the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title. Hamilton's Alena Sharp finished in 12th place at 9 under while Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., tied for 13th at 8 under.


Tokyo won the Little League World Series on Sunday, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pa., 18-11 in South Williamsport, Pa.


Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Jason Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine for an 8-under 62 and a six-shot victory at the Barclays on Sunday.


Jamaican great Usain Bolt left the world track and field championship with three more gold medals and ended any suspicions about his dominance. Just in time, too, with the Olympic track competition in Rio de Janeiro starting 49 weeks from now.


Edwin Encarnacion homered for the fourth time in two games, only this time that was one small piece of the Toronto Blue Jays' offensive onslaught.


Brian Harman made a hole-in-one twice Sunday in The Barclays, the first time that's happened on the PGA Tour in nine years.

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Those who couldn't make it to Beijing didn't miss out on any of the moments from the world track and field championships with more action than ever on social media.


Prior to a charity sledge hockey game on Saturday, Dallas Stars centre Tyler Seguin was treated to an In-N-Out burger, thanks to a Twitter offer from a fan.


With a national record of eight medals — including golds from Derek Drouin in high jump and Shawn Barber in pole vault — Canada's track and field team leaves the Beijing world championships with plenty of swagger, a year ahead of the Rio Olympics.


Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., has won the gold medal in the men's high jump at the world track and field championships in Beijing, clearing 2.34m in a jumpoff.


Sebastian Coe cut into one last, rambling oration from retiring IAAF president Lamine Diack in a bid to characterize the attitude of the new regime running the sport. - Events

Fort St. James & Region - Events

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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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