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Food Recall: President’s Choice Hummus

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

Photo from the CFIA

Photo from the CFIA

(The Canadian Press)  Loblaw Companies Ltd. has expanded its recall of Presidents Choice hummus over toxin concerns to cover more than a dozen varieties.

The company says the recalled product may contain the toxin produced by staphylococcus bacteria, and it should not be eaten.

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Mission looking for criminal harassment suspect

Posted on by grant.sigaty

pappasMission RCMP are looking for the public’s help to find a man wanted for criminal harassment, break and enter, and breach of probation.

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Former BC staffer claims he was ordered to delete Hwy of Tears emails requested under FOI Act

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A former executive assistant to BC’s minister of transportation says he was ordered to delete more than a dozen emails requested under the Freedom of Information Act.

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BC backs away from a cigarette ban in pharmacies

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

cigs(Submitted by Mike Lloyd) BC is the only province that doesn’t ban the sale of tobacco in pharmacies, and it looks as if that won’t be changing anytime soon.

Health Minister Terry Lake is backing away from prohibiting smokes on drug store shelves, saying other jurisdictions in Canada do not have lower smoking rates than BC.

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Election sign bylaw would restrict permitted locations

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election signs mapAbbotsford’s election sign bylaw received three readings at Monday’s council meeting, and will go to a final vote at a future meeting.

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No Prime Minister at televised debates has upsides and downsides for other leaders

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vote-stubOur political science expert says we have an interesting dynamic among voters right now, with 30% plus a handful supporting the Conservatives and the rest split between three other parties.

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Mouat football coach leaving for SFU

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dennis kellyFor the first time since the program started back in 1987, Dennis Kelly won’t be on the sidelines with the W.J. Mouat football team.

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Corruption scandal for FIFA

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs, addresses the media during a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. (Ennio Leanza/AP)

Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs, addresses the media during a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. (Ennio Leanza/AP)

(The Associated Press) Four men have already pleaded guilty in the U.S. soccer corruption investigation involving bribes totalling more than $100 million.

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Fire restrictions kick in today for Coastal Fire Centre

Posted on by Mike Hellinger

Website_FC_CO_ZonesStarting at noon today the Coastal Fire Centre is putting in a Category 2 open fire ban.

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Friends and family celebrate life of Emily Janzen

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(Left to right) Brittany Clough and Rocky Riobo

Brittany Clough and Rocky Riobo, close friends of Emily, had smiles on their faces as they shared stories about her.

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