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ECOLOGIC: Coal? Are you serious?

July 26, 2020

piquenewsmagazine.com – You’d be forgiven if you thought this title was plucked from the news a decade ago. The sadder reality is that it’s the recent response of 47 legal, environmental, health, Indigenous and faith groups…

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RMOW creates new underpass for migrating toad

squamishreporter.com – The RMOW has built new infrastructure to help toads migrate safely in Whistler. A toad underpass has been constructed under the Valley Trail just behind the events lawn and a toad boardwalk has been …

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Naramata Inn is back, baby

piquenewsmagazine.com – It’s Tuesday night and the new Restaurant at Naramata Inn is bumping. Every table in the high-ceilinged dining room is full, as are the tables on the heritage hotel’s covered veranda, which doubles a…

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Restaurant staff should be required to wear masks, says restaurant group president

piquenewsmagazine.com – The president of the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association says it’s time association members made it mandatory for all staff to wear face masks. While the association doesn’t have the power to …

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B.C. woman who travelled to Calgary gets nasty note, car egged

vancouverisawesome.com – A Kelowna woman who travelled to Calgary for work-related business was surprised after finding a harsh note and a cracked egg on her vehicle. Angela Price-Stephens is a lawyer at Pushor Mitchell who …

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Blue Jays can’t play home games in Toronto after federal government rejects plan

July 19, 2020

piquenewsmagazine.com – TORONTO — The Blue Jays can’t play home games in Toronto this season after the federal government rejected the club’s plan to use Rogers Centre on Saturday. While the government gave the green light …

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Despite pandemic, 300M trees planted in B.C.

piquenewsmagazine.com – Despite a delay in the main spring planting season in B.C.’s Interior—and additional rules, regulations and costs due to the pandemic—treeplanters are expected to come close to planting 300 million t…

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Scenic songs

piquenewsmagazine.com – Leo Wood is amassing an impressive and unique video diary of her travels. Originally from the U.K., the singer has travelled around the world shooting videos showcasing her deep, smooth vocals and st…

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A 400+ Watchers Thank You: Whistler Mountains 2

deviantart.com – A 400+ Watchers Thank You: Whistler Mountains 2 beautifulbeautifulnatureblueskybritishcolumbiacanadacanadiandeviantartfantasyforestlakelandscapephotographylandscapescenerymountainsmountainscapenatura…

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Authorities look for cause of deadly glacier bus crash in Alberta Rockies

piquenewsmagazine.com – COLUMBIA ICEFIELD, Alta. — Police worked to remove an upturned glacier bus in one of the country’s prime tourist spots on Sunday, a day after three people were killed and 14 others suffered life-thre…

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RANGE ROVER: Where did sweet potatoes come from?

piquenewsmagazine.com – One of my favourite things about modern technology is how rapidly new information is cancelling, reinforcing or just plain shaking up old ideas. One of these involves the South Pacific. Few adventure…

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Canadians are reluctantly wearing masks as support for mandatory masking climbs

piquenewsmagazine.com – TORONTO — As fears of a resurgence in COVID-19 cases increase, many Canadians are reluctantly donning masks to stop the spread of the virus. This is according to a new Angus Reid poll which found onl…

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PIQUE’N YER INTEREST: Plans A through Z: Tales from a tired Corona bride

piquenewsmagazine.com – Trigger warning: if you occupy the same orbit as any Corona brides (or, to a lesser extent, grooms), please skip the following column. You undoubtedly have reached your limit of listening to the not-…

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Lockdown fatigue, ‘invincibility’ causing more COVID-19 infections in young people

piquenewsmagazine.com – More young people are being infected with COVID-19, creating the potential for a severe outbreak, scientists warn. They say the change in demographics could be attributed to lockdown fatigue, increas…

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An Off-Stage Sun

thevcs.org – In the nineteenth century, English artist John Constable took up the tradition of landscape painting. This genre had developed, along with seascapes, in seventeenth-century Holland. Constable is know…

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