Monthly Archives for June, 2019



UN summit approves 15-year plan to erase extreme poverty, fight climate change

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With the bang of a gavel, international leaders approved an ambitious 15-year plan Friday to tackle the world’s biggest problems, from eradicating poverty to preserving the planet to reducing inequality. Now comes the tough part: Drumming up support and money to achieve the goals and transform the world.

Pope Francis gave his backing to the new development agenda in an address to Continue reading the story "UN summit approves 15-year plan to erase extreme poverty, fight climate change"

Culture Days kicks off in the Okanagan – Okanagan

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KELOWNA – Okanagan residents will join thousands of people from communities across the country this weekend for Culture Days. It’s the sixth year the cross-country initiative has taken place.

“Culture Days gives us an opportunity to link our hands on a grander scale this weekend and celebrate our creativity, culture and diversity that does live in this country,” says Rawle James, Culture Continue reading the story "Culture Days kicks off in the Okanagan – Okanagan"

Art Exchange turns one person’s leftovers into a work of art

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REGINA – A local artist is turning a non-descript building on the corner of Dewdney Avenue and Broad Street into a hub where creative minds can swap supplies.

The Art Supply Exchange opened its doors for the first time Friday afternoon, months after founder Erika Fulnovic began collecting donations.

“We had some great donations of fabrics over the summer. We have frames, Continue reading the story "Art Exchange turns one person’s leftovers into a work of art"

Police body cam catches crash, aftermath with drunk driver

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A police body camera captured not only the impact with a drunk driver in Florida on September 17th, but also the emotional aftermath of the shaken officer.

The video appears to show officer Eric Everley driving in his cruiser as he checks his cellphone, when suddenly a woman making a left hand turn comes out right in front of him.

According to department Continue reading the story "Police body cam catches crash, aftermath with drunk driver"

One man arrested following targeted shooting near Surrey elementary school

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UPDATE: Oct. 15, 2015 – One of the young men wanted in connection with a targeted shooting near a Surrey elementary school that sent a 22-year-old man to hospital has now been arrested.

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At approximately 2 a.m. this morning, a Surrey RCMP General Duty officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red Ford Mustang Continue reading the story "One man arrested following targeted shooting near Surrey elementary school"