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Latest objects spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia plane turns out to be fishing equipment
A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane was just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Monday, in the latest disappointment in the three-week hunt that Australia’s prime minister said will continue indefinitely.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:12:01



Wedlock in a headlock: Surrey couple say 'I do' in the wrestling ring
CLOVERDALE — Steel chairs? Ring ropes? A referee? This wasn’t your typical wedding. On Saturday, Steve Garcia and Laura Chaston got married, but not in a church or on the beach or in some spacious garden. The two got married in the middle of a wrestling ring.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:12:00



Vancouver's Union Gospel Mission creating 24-7 safe haven for women trying to kick drugs, booze
Vancouver’s Union Gospel Mission is refitting the second floor of its Women and Families Centre as a round-the-clock safe haven for women trying to kick booze and drugs. UGM spokeswoman Keela Keeping said women on the Downtown Eastside who are trying to get clean and sober need a place to transition after the harrowing, gut-wrenching ordeal of detox.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:12:00



Architect of Telus's success, Darren Entwistle, stepping out of CEO role
Darren Entwistle is stepping down as chief executive of Telus Corp, but his influence in running the company he built from a regional telephone service into a $25-billion national wireless player will remain. After 14 years as president and CEO, Entwistle announced Monday that he is taking on the executive chairman’s role at the company he helped mould into one of Canada’s three major telecommunications companies, alongside Rogers and Bell.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:59



Judge tosses Chicago law firm's legal action on missing Malaysian plane, scolds lawyers
A judge has thrown out a civil action on behalf of a relative of a Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passenger, scolding the Chicago law firm involved for what she described as an improper filing.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:59



Christy Clark says B.C. can rival Alberta as energy exporter with LNG to Asia
OTTAWA — Premier Christy Clark is projecting B.C. will rival energy giant Alberta in terms of “contribution to Canada” once the province starts exporting liquefied natural gas to Asia. Clark is preaching the gospel of natural gas exports in Ottawa with a large delegation that includes energy industry business people and a few First Nations leaders.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:58



India's Supreme Court calls for immediate action to create porn-free country
India's Supreme Court on Monday called for immediate action in blocking the country's pornographic websites.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:57



Transit Police launch campaign to protect Metro Vancouver bus drivers from being assaulted
Transit Police have launched a new campaign warning the public “don’t touch the operator” after two Metro Vancouver bus drivers were the target of separate violent and unprovoked assaults in March. The campaign, which was officially launched at a news conference Monday morning, is the latest move by authorities intent on better protecting the men and women who move Metro Vancouver’s commuting masses.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:56



Surrey firefighters investigate huge fire at Surrey medical marijuana grow-op
Surrey firefighters are battling a mushroom farm fire in Port Kells. Twenty firefighters and six fire engines are on scene fighting a spectacular fire that is consuming a 100-foot-long barn at 18646 88th Ave.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:56





'Swirl face' pedophile appears in B.C. court on more child sex tourism charges
A B.C. man once imprisoned in Thailand for sexually assaulting children has appeared in court at Port Coquitlam over accusations of child-sex tourism.Christopher Neil’s brief first court appearance was much more sedate than when he was paraded past media by authorities in Thailand in 2007.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:55



How a British sniper killed six Taliban with one bullet
A British sniper in Afghanistan killed six insurgents with a single bullet after hitting the trigger switch of a suicide bomber whose device then exploded, The Daily Telegraph has learned.The 20-year-old marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, hit his target from 930 yards (850 metres), killing the suicide bomber and five others around him caught in the blast.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:55



Union Gospel Mission refit to provide 24-7 haven for Downtown Eastside women
Vancouver’s Union Gospel Mission is refitting the second floor of its Women and Families Centre as a round-the-clock safe haven for women trying to kick booze and drugs.UGM spokeswoman Keela Keeping said women on the Downtown Eastside who are trying to get clean and sober need a place to transition after the harrowing, gut-wrenching ordeal of detox.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:54



Former Miss India gets U.K. speeding fine after first spin in brand new Lamborghini
Beauty queen and former Big Brother contestant Deana Uppal managed to get herself a speeding ticket on the first day she took her brand-new white Lamborghini supercar out for a spin drive.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:53



Masked customer steals car battery, and then the story gets really weird
How will you be paying for that today?A Canadian Tire customer who put on a balaclava and walked out of the store with a new car battery when it came time to pay is facing charges in a bizarre carjacking gone wrong.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:53



No fooling: April 1 marks some serious price increases for British Columbians
Expect another hit on the pocketbook beginning April Fool’s Day.Rate hikes on essentials like utilities, ferries and stamps be in effect on Tuesday,
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 19:11:52



B.C. teacher contract negotiations set to resume Tuesday
Contract negotiations between B.C. teachers and their employers will resume Tuesday and continue Wednesday and Thursday.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:35



Two men lucky to be alive after crashing in alleged Abbotsford street race
Two men are lucky to be alive after crashing into a wood pallet business in Abbotsford during a suspected street race Saturday night.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:33



Skytrain workers' union to begin mediation talks today in hopes of avoiding strike
Mediation talks aimed at averting a shutdown of two of Metro Vancouver’s three SkyTrain lines are scheduled to begin Monday. Members of Local 7000 in the Canadian Union of Public Employees have voted 95 per cent in favour of a strike that would halt service on the Expo and Millennium lines.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:32



Surrey man killed after crashing into parked tractor-trailer in Langley
A Surrey man is dead after a fatal car accident in Langley Sunday morning.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:32



Telus CEO Entwistle to step aside
Darren Entwistle is steppinig aside as president and CEO of Telus Corp. (TSX:T), one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:31



International court orders Japan to temporarily stop Antarctic whaling program
The International Court of Justice on Monday ordered a temporary halt to Japan's Antarctic whaling program, ruling that it is not for scientific purposes as the Japanese government had claimed. Australia had sued Japan at the U.N.'s highest court for resolving disputes between nations in hopes of ending whaling in the icy Southern Ocean.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:31



B.C. measles outbreak infects Washington state man
A U.S. health officer has confirmed that an American resident contracted measles while in B.C.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:31



Gordon Clark: If running is bad for the heart, what will they tell us next, that a good night's sleep is bad for you?
That’s it. I’ve had it. I’m done listening to doctors and medical researchers with all their confounding, constantly contradictory advice about how to stay healthy and live a long life. They can all go stick their heads in a centrifuge, for all I care. What’s got me riled? It was two studies I read about last week that found that people who run a lot actually increase their risk of developing heart disease.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:30



American Airlines apologizes for 'deaf and dumb' note left on hearing impaired couple's luggage
DALLAS - A deaf couple is upset over a note that an American Airlines employee attached to one of their bags, referring to the pair as "deaf and dumb."
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:29



Trudeau's f-bomb rings loud, clear at boxing fundraiser
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau used some decidedly un-prime ministerial language when speaking publicly at the Fight for the Cure charity boxing match in Gatineau Saturday.
Newspaper: The Province
Feed: News Date: 2014-03-31 11:11:28



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