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CANADA 150: Explore the first oilsands processing site

Explore the isolated place where the first experimental oilsands processing took place nearly a century ago.

CANADA 150: The story of Canada’s first women’s shelter

Today, Canada has hundreds of shelters that give women a chance to escape abusive relationships

Confederation top story on July 1, 1867

Thanks to the “Almighty Disposer of Events,” Canada became a nation 150 years ago on July 1, 1967.

CANADA 150: Canadian inventors have changed the world

Without the Canadians of inventions like zippers, garbage bags the world would prove more difficult

B.C. celebrates Easter

Kids across the province hunted for eggs and took part in all sorts of Easter fun

Tips on saving money this tax season

The Canada Revenue Agency offers some ways to save time and money

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CANADA 150: Tracing the roots of Canada’s love for hockey

Paul Henderson reminisces about the greatest goal scored in Canada’s greatest game

VIDEO: Security camera captures deer taking out man in Smithers

Cary McCook wasn't hurt but he is laughing about it

Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

Taste standards for pot are coming: UBC study

Marijuana could soon have flavours as standardized as shiraz and pinot gris are for wine

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

Have you got any unclaimed cash at the Bank of Canada?

The central bank is holding about $678 million in unclaimed funds. Here’s how to find out if any of it is yours.

The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

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7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius