Downtown business blues; when your staff can't afford to live near work

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By CBC News

A pair of Vancouver businesses say steep rental prices have wiped out their pool of potential employees.

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Source:: CBC – British Columbia

Fire near Peachland nearly contained

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By Kimberly Davidson A fire that broke out in the hills above Peachland on Friday afternoon is now 90 per cent contained. ...Read the news

Source:: Global News – Okanagan

Jays light up Twins with a Martin, Smoak show to reclaim 1st in AL East

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Justin Smoak broke out of a slump with five runs-batted in, Russell Martin also drove in five and Josh Donaldson ...Read the news

Source:: CBC – Sports

UBC takes $50 housing fee from thousands they will likely never house

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By Justin McElroy

The president of UBC's Student Union says a mandatory $50 fee to apply for on-campus housing should be examined

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Source:: CBC – British Columbia

Bombers triumph over Alouettes for 4th-straight victory

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By The Canadian Press

A 60-yard interception return touchdown by Maurice Leggett lifted the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 32-18 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night.

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Source:: CBC – Sports

Canadian border lineups could be way shorter with new scheduling technique

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By Jill Slattery Long wait times at the Canadian border could be eased without costing taxpayers a dime, says a new study out of the University of British Columbia. ...Read the news

Source:: Global News – Okanagan

Is Maple Ridge the new Downtown East Side? Residents worry about drug use

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By Jill Slattery Some say downtown Maple Ridge is getting to be as bad as the Downtown East Side in terms of open drug use. The problem is causing some residents to speak out. ...Read the news

Source:: Global News – Okanagan

Global News at 5 Aug 26 Top Stories

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The Friday, August 26, 2016 edition of Global News at 5. ...Read the news

Source:: Global News – Okanagan

Kelowna Weather Forecast: August 26

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The Friday, August 26, 2016 weather forecast for Kelowna, British Columbia and the surrounding Okanagan Valley area. ...Read the news

Source:: Global News – Okanagan