Monthly Archives for September, 2019



Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, extols American founding ideals

Posted on: September 29th, 2019 by
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Pope Francis arrived in Philadelphia for the last leg of his U.S. trip. Philadelphia is hosting the world meeting of families which initially brought the Pope to the U.S. Edward Lawrence reports.

PHILADELPHIA – Standing at the birthplace of the United States, Pope Francis extolled America’s founding ideals of liberty and equality Saturday while warning that religious freedom is under threat Continue reading the story "Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, extols American founding ideals"

Concessions from Europe’s leaders as migrant numbers grow

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ZAGREB, Croatia – Conciliation replaced confrontation among European nations which have clashed over their response to a wave of migration, but confusion faced many asylum-seekers streaming into Croatia on Saturday in hopes of chasing a new future in Western Europe.

Thousands were stranded at the border in the Croatian village of Strosinci, where Croatian authorities said they had been dropped by Continue reading the story "Concessions from Europe’s leaders as migrant numbers grow"

Panel slammed anti-communism monument design

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OTTAWA – A federal advisory panel lambasted an early, sombre design for a national memorial to the victims of communism as potentially “detrimental to the dignity” of nearby Parliament Hill, newly released documents show.

The National Capital Commission’s advisory committee on planning, design and realty also had concerns last year about the project’s price tag, “negative symbolism” and structural safety, particularly Continue reading the story "Panel slammed anti-communism monument design"

TransLink announces they’re scaling back work on Pattullo Bridge

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The good news for drivers? The aging Pattullo Bridge won’t be shut down on nights and weekends for 18 months, as originally expected.

The bad news? There’s still no consensus on what the long-term solution is.

“Right now, we can’t find a technical solution, a viable solution, to extend the life of the bridge by spending a lot of money and repairing the Continue reading the story "TransLink announces they’re scaling back work on Pattullo Bridge"

Homeless shelter opens in Maple Ridge, but debate continues

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It’s close to one of the main arteries in Maple Ridge, and for months the Cliff Drive homeless camp has been a main topic of concern in the community.

At one point this summer, over 65 people were living the makeshift camp, and one person died of an overdose.

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READ MORE: Residents rally against homeless camp in Continue reading the story "Homeless shelter opens in Maple Ridge, but debate continues"