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VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – August 20

Friday Crib:1st — M. Gardiner and D. Eby, 2nd — J. Basso and M. Arneson, 3rd — M. Niesh and S. Paulson.

Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – August 13

Friday Whist: Ladies 1st — S. Paulson, 2nd — D. Currie, Pool — M. Arneson and D. Currie.

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          Farm market coupon program expands

          Seniors, pregnant women and low-income family members who take a free food preparation course get $15 a week

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – August 6

          Friday Crib: 1st — M. Gardiner and G. Kowenhoven, 2nd — L. Martinson and M. Stegavig, 3rd — D. Currie and J. Christison.

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – July 30

          Friday Whist: Ladies' 1st — D. Currie, 2nd — M. Stegavig, Pool — M. Weir; Men's 1st and Pool — S. Paulson, 2nd — L. Martinson.

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – July 16

          Whist Winners Friday :Ladies's 1st & Pool-M. Weir, 2nd-Jane C.; Men 1st-R. Basso, 2nd-D. Eby & J. Basso, Pool-J. Basso.

          Energy savings offered to lower-income families

          BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs

          Calgary Stampede: ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ opens for 102nd year (VIDEO)

          The Stampede opened in Calgary on Friday, one year after flooding threatened to shutdown the century-long outdoor exhibition.

          Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

          This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

          NWCC, UVic partner for free youth camp

          Northwest Community College and University of Victoria's (UVic) Science Ventures partner to present a Science Camp open to youth.

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre – June 25

          Whist Winners: Monday-Ladies 1st and Pool — Jane C.; Mens 1st — Lynne M. 2nd — Lorna M.; Pool, Sharron P.

          Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

          "Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices

          B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

          Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

          • Jun 22nd, 2014

          Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

          New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs

          • Jun 21st, 2014

          Notes from the Prince Rupert Seniors Centre: June 18

          Cribbage Winners: Monday — 1st: Jane C. and M. Dickens, 2nd: E. Page and Gerda K., 3rd: J. Basso and Mary A.

          Prince Rupert Legion invites residents to celebrate Legion Week

          The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 27 would like to invite residents of Prince Rupert to celebrate Legion Week.

          RCMP praised on social media management

          New Brunswick RCMP hold master class on social media management: Expert

          • Jun 6th, 2014

          Google: We’re building car with no steering wheel

          Google to build a self-driving car prototype with no steering wheel; will not be sold publicly

          • May 28th, 2014

          Talking defibrillator program expands

          Funding doubled to put life-saving machines in arenas, recreation centres and libraries around B.C.