Saturday, September 22, 2018

Follow the lederhosen: Check out these delicious events for Oktoberfest in B.C.

Week-oktoberfest

On the Coast food columnist Gail Johnson says there are plenty of fun, and — more importantly — delicious ways you can join in the Oktoberfest fun in the Lower Mainland.

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Talkin’ turkey: Kootenay town calls for crackdown on feeding troublesome birds

Wild turkeys Edgewater B.C.

Local politicians in the Kootenay town of Edgewater are frustrated by people feeding wild turkeys and hope the province will put a stop to the behaviour.

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What Game of Thrones can teach us about debt

Game of Thrones

For years, Canadians have been told higher interest rates are coming and that we need to get our financial houses in order. Unfortunately many Canadians have not heeded the warnings.

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Vancouver roads closed for half marathon

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Traffic closures are in effect Saturday in Vancouver for the annual SeaWheeze half marathon.

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Meet the B.C. man who uses body-modifying technology to enhance physical capabilities

Russ Foxx

Transhumanists say there is a growing awareness and interest in using technology to enhance or supplement physical capability. Some critics point out the risks and the potential to exacerbate social inequality.

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Municipal election campaigns officially kick off under new rules

Cash

The official campaign period begins Sept. 22 and changes to the Local Elections Campaign Finance Act mean candidates will need to follow new rules concerning donations and expenses.

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The apology Ottawa made to Japanese Canadians 30 years ago

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The federal government issues a formal apology to Japanese Canadians for interning them during the Second World War.

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